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"ON THE BAYOU"



A journal of all things bayou related in and around the Briar Forest Super Neighborhood


Please feel free to share events, activities and photographs by sending the information to briarforestsn18@sbcglobal.netKeep your eyes and ears open for any unique or new happenings and let us know.

Click on the months (blue hyperlinks) listed above and below or on the photographs to be taken to a separate page covering the topics in more detail.  The best way to learn about what has been taking place is to scroll down and begin with January and work your way to the present.

Specific information related to the Clodine Regional Detention Basin, the Houston Audubon letter, discussions with Congressman Culberson and the video of the Buffalo Bayou Detention Basin discussion at the CIP meeting are all early in the year and should not be missed.


UPCOMING EVENTS

The Charting Buffalo steering committee met in June, but the study has yet to be re-released.  Keep monitoring this site and HCFCD's Charting Buffalo page.  See the February 8th Draft by clicking on the link in the February Charting Buffalo portion of "On the Bayou".  Be prepared to hit the ground running with your continued public input.

THE LATEST INFORMATION AS OF 11/11/2013 - CLICK HERE.

The Harris County Commissioners Court will be meeting on Tuesday,November 12, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.  The agenda (released on November 8th) for the meeting includes the following item for the Flood Control District:"Brooks & Sparks, Inc., in the amount of $250,000 for engineering services to achieve a better understanding of both the topographic and ground cover conditions, including trees, along the south bank of Buffalo Bayou, Unit W100-00-00 between Eldridge Parkway and Wilcrest Drive in Precinct 3 (UPIN000900W1P006)."




JANUARY 2012 EVENTS

Congressman Culberson




JANUARY 9TH RAIN EVENT Compared with April 28, 2009

 

SAVE OUR FOREST FUNDRAISER


 


FEBRUARY 2012 EVENTS

OLIVE HERSHEY and the SIERRA CLUB
Winter Hike in the Terry Hershey Park Forest on the Southern Banks

   


BAYOU PRESERVATION ASSOCIATION
BAYOU ADVENTURE RACE



CHARTING BUFFALO - PUBLIC MEETING
See February Charting Buffalo



WESTSIDE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS SAY
"SAVE OUR FOREST!"


 



MARCH 2012 EVENTS

 Barker and Addicks Dams - High Release
 



TRASH BASH

 
    


 District G hosted Capital Improvements Plan Meeting



PRE-CIP MEDIA COVERAGE  

District G Council Member Oliver Pennington
Hike in the Terry Hershey Park Forest on the Southern Banks - March 18, 2012


 
Houston Audubon Letter


 



APRIL 2012 EVENTS


GHORBA BRIDGE BUILDING

  

 MEETING WITH CONGRESSMAN JOHN CULBERSON
 




SUDDEN DRAWDOWN 


 



May 2012 EVENTS

SIERRA CLUB LETTER



LATE NIGHT HIKE IN THE TERRY HERSHEY PARK
FOREST ON THE SOUTHERN BANKS



High Release - Post May Storm



May BFSNC Meeting



Red Bull in the Bowl



Lake Thicket
"Accidental wildlife hotspot becomes battleground"





 

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