Houston’s Favorite Paddle Race on Texas’ newest Paddling Trail: Cypress Creek Regatta.
Here is a fun race for families and individuals of all ages and skill levels. The 7.5 mile ACA sanctioned race, will take you on the amazingly scenic stretch of Cypress Creek. You will see beautiful landscapes, birds, fish, and of course other racers.
The Bayou Preservation Association along with various partners have been working non-stop to clean-up Cypress Creek and officially have it become the newest and longest paddling trail with Texas Parks and Wildlife. The 2nd Annual Cypress Creek Regatta will continue to raise awareness of the beautiful Cypress Creek Paddle Trail as well as help raise funds to clean up all of our waterways. .
Free Celebration and Festival at the Finish Line
22306 Aldine Westfield
Humble, TX 77338
20634 Kenswick Dr
Humble, TX 77338
6:30 to 8:30 pm
Help us commemorate the day, in 1837, when the packet steamer Laura made it all the way up Buffalo Bayou to Allen’s Landing, proving that Houston could be a navigable port.
The town that built the port that built the city.
Tickets at the door are $25 each
and include cocktails, lite bites and a one year membership
to Bayou Preservation Association
in celebration of its
WHO: Bayou Preservation Association, the organization whose mission is to celebrate, protect and restore the natural richness of all of Houston’s bayous and streams. Their vision is a network of healthy bayous, streams and watersheds.
WHAT: Bayou Preservation Association is continuing to celebrate it’s 50th Anniversary with its first annual luncheon honoring Ed Wulfe and John Blount, the recipients of the Terry Hershey Bayou Stewardship Award. Each year, Bayou Preservation Association recognizes an individual or organization for demonstrating an exemplary commitment to and stewardship of a Houston-area bayou or bayous through conservation, preservation, restoration, advocacy and/or other proactive means. Wulfe and Blount’s tireless efforts to make Houston a greener place make them so deserving of this honorable award.
In honor of the nonprofit’s jubilee year, Bayou Preservation Association will begin the program with a short video of personal accounts on why Bayou Preservation members are grateful for the organization and all of its efforts. Following the presentation of the Terry Hershey Bayou Stewardship Awards, the organization will recognize Harris County Commissioners as well as deceased board members. The program will end with an overview of all of Bayou Preservation Association’s current efforts and activities. Everyone in attendance will receive and State of the Bayous report card.
As Houston has evolved throughout the years, so has Bayou Preservation Association. Its new vision and mission, which will be highlighted at the luncheon, will help guide the organization as it makes important decisions regarding the ever-changing issues that surround Houston-area watersheds. Bayou Preservation Association will continue to celebrate its 50th Anniversary throughout the year with the 50th Anniversary Gala Kick Off Party, the 50th Anniversary Gala and the Annual Symposium.
WHEN: Monday, May 9 11:30am – 1:00pm
WHERE: Junior League of Houston 1811 Briar Oaks Lane Houston, TX 77027
Join the Bayou Preservation Association in celebrating 50 Years at their 50 Years Symposium. The Keynote speaker will be Jenny Romer,
Founder of plasticbags.org, and the country’s leading expert on plastic bag law and ordinance structures for her inspiring legislative counsel in San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles, and New York City. Registration is required. Visit www.bayoupreservation.org to register and information on how to donate in support of Bayou Preservation Association.
King Richard (Andrassy) and Maid Mary (Shinn) art please’d to host the Bayou Preservation Association’s 2017 Gala – Merriment on the Bayou at their home in ye ole Sherwood Forest. The festivities shall taketh place on Thursday eve, the tenth month October 12, in the year 2017, at 603 West Friar Tuck Lane. Please joineth their band of merry people and get your tickets on the interwebs. If you’re interested in volunteering for this event, please contact Jennifer Cate at 713-206-5505 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Bayou Preservation Association’s 14th Annual Symposium, Bayou Stewardship: From Awareness to Action, will take place on Thursday, October 19, 2017, and will feature timely presentations by Andrew Groocock and Anne Olson of the Buffalo Bayou Partnership; Beth White, Executive Director of the Houston Parks Board; Harris County Commissioner Jack Cagle; Russ Poppe, P,E., the Executive Director of the Harris County Flood Control District; John Blount, P.E., Harris County Engineer; Dr. Kathlie Jeng-Bullock, P.E., from the Office of the City Engineer of the City of Houston; Jeff Taebel of the Houston-Galveston Area Council, Kyle Shelton of the Rice Kinder Institute, and representatives from the Galveston Bay Foundation and the Galveston Bay Estuary Program.
The event admission includes a coffee service during both a morning and afternoon break along with a catered lunch. Get your individual ticket or consider being a sponsor for the event by registering and ordering tickets online.