Bayou Land Conservancy

Bayou Land Conservancy announces 2021 Awards: Conservation Champion, Bob Rehak, and Trailblazer, Rebecca Kuo

Bayou Land Conservancy (BLC) is pleased to announce they will be honoring Kingwood resident, Bob Rehak, as the 2021 Conservation Champion. The Conservation Champion award is presented annually to an individual, or group, that has had an exceptional impact on land conservation in our region. Mr. Rehak writes and publishes the ReduceFlooding.com blog where he seeks to educate his community about flooding and other natural resources issues. Mr. Rehak is being honored by BLC for […]

Headwaters to Baywaters: A Story of Urban Resilience Launches

Story map informs and educates on the importance of riparian corridors and the need to protect them in our region. Bayou Land Conservancy, Buffalo Bayou Partnership, Galveston Bay Foundation, Houston Audubon, and Katy Prairie Conservancy announce Headwaters to Baywaters: A Story of Urban Resilience, an interactive website at www.harcresearch.org/H2BRiparian. Shown through beautiful photographs and interactive maps, this website explains the scientific importance of riparian corridors and the organizations’ conservation efforts to preserve them in the Houston-Galveston Region. Riparian […]

Bayou Land Conservancy Appoints New Board Chair And Elects Board Members

Bayou Land Conservancy (BLC), a local land trust focused on conserving land and protecting Houston’s primary water source, Lake Houston, announced that Jonathan Lok has been elected Board Chair and new members have been added as directors. Mr. Lok is a professional engineer and a respected community volunteer. Says Mr. Lok, “I am honored to be Bayou Land Conservancy’s new board chair and look forward to working with our dedicated staff and fellow board members […]

Local Land Conservation Organization Honored at H-GAC Parks and Natural Areas Awards Event

Bayou Land Conservancy (BLC) is pleased to announce that their project, The Strategic Conservation Plan (SCP) was selected for recognition in the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) annual Parks and Natural Areas Award Program. H-GAC established the Parks and Natural Areas awards program in 2006 to highlight best practices and innovative approaches to parks planning and implementation. BLC received special recognition in the Planning Category.  H-GAC honors projects in the categories of Projects Over $500,000, Projects […]

Bayou Land Conservancy announces 2020 Awards: Conservation Champions, Joe Swinbank and Don Poarch, and Trailblazer, Erin Valley Donato

Bayou Land Conservancy (BLC) is pleased to announce they will be honoring Joe Swinbank and Don Poarch as 2020 Conservation Champions. The Conservation Champion award is presented annually to an individual, or group, that has had an exceptional impact on land conservation in our region. Mr. Swinbank and Mr. Poarch, partners at Sprint Sand & Clay, donated 117 acres of land along Spring Creek in the Tomball/Decker Prairie area to Bayou Land Conservancy in 2020.The […]

Bayou Land Conservancy announces Land Lover Gala

Keynote Speaker is Emmy nominated wildlife filmmaker, Ben Masters Bayou Land Conservancy (BLC) is pleased to announce that Emmy-nominated wildlife filmmaker, Ben Masters, will be the keynote speaker for the virtual Land Lover Gala set to air from 6-7 pm on Friday, November 13th. Ben Masters is a filmmaker, writer, and photographer currently living in Austin, TX. Masters studied wildlife biology at Texas A&M University and is most known for producing “Unbranded” and directing the […]

Bayou Land Conservancy

  Bayou Land Conservancy (BLC), a local land trust focused on conserving land and protecting Houston’s primary water source, Lake Houston, has been selected by OKRA Charity Saloon as one of four local non-profit organizations vying for votes and funding during the month of April. When patrons of OKRA purchase drinks or food they are provided a ticket to vote for the charity of their choice. At the end of the month the winning charity […]