Houston Chronicle highlights Carpathon 2017

Houston Chronicle highlights Carpathon 2017

Our local newspaper has published an extensive article covering the origins,  motivations, and goals of the  Brays Bayou Annual Invasive Species Round-Up and Carpathon, now in its second year. Calling it a keeper, it emphasizes its importance in "connecting Houstonians with the bayous that are so much a part of their city, increasing awareness of issues surrounding invasive species and introducing young Texans to the rewarding, life-long recreation of fishing."

Read the article at [Brays Bayou event a keeper in many ways][1]

[1]: http://www.chron.com/sports/outdoors/article/Brays-Bayou-event-a-keeper-in-many-ways-12289149.php

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Houston Chronicle Cite Editorial mentions Willow Waterhole in context of rebuilding after Harvey

Houston Chronicle Cite Editorial mentions Willow Waterhole in context of rebuilding after Harvey

On September 1, the Houston Chronicle published an editorial titled "Cite: A path forward to rebuild Houston post-Harvey".  Authored by Cite: The Architecture + Design Review of Houston, it argues for finding a way to co-exist with the bayou ecosystem, pushing for a collaborative regional planning  and innovative approaches, reminding us that "...the work of rebuilding our city is about connecting people to opportunities for education, work, and a way to lead a healthy and happy life." The editorial mentions Willow Waterhole as an example of how to mitigate flooding and enhance quality of life.

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Announcing Carpathon 2017

Announcing Carpathon 2017

The Brays Bayou 2nd Annual Invasive Species Round-Up and Carpathon will be held on October 28 at Willow Waterhole Greenway. Admission and parking are free for all visitors. For those wishing to participate in the tournament, there will be a fee of $20 that allows them to compete in Fly Fishing and Conventional Divisions. Other activities include fishing clinics and and invasive species presentation. The event will be held with the cooperation of the The Texas Flyfishers, and starts at 8:00 am at Westbury Lake (5300 Dryad). For further details, please download the flyer.

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