Bayou Greenways (Planning & Implementation)

Project Overview

Implementing Organization
State of Texas

DWH Project Funding


Known Leveraged Funding


Funding Organization

Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 2: Comprehensive Plan

Project Location: Texas

Funding Source: Transocean and Anadarko
Controlling Document: The RESTORE Act
Year Awarded: 2017

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Land Acquisition / Protection Water Quality Restoration and Maintenance

Targeted Resources

Lakes / Rivers

Project Description

The Clear Creek Riparian Corridor Acquisition project, located in Harris County Texas, is part of an overarching initiative called the Bayou Greenways project which aims to acquire, preserve and restore nearly 4,000 acres of riparian buffer corridors along the major waterways (bayous and creeks) running predominately through Harris County and the City of Houston. The planning activity includes completing all due diligence for the acquisition of 80 to 100 acres of land in the Clear Creek Greenway project area and funding to begin managing the acquisition process. The implementation activity includes the acquisition of 80 to 100 acres of land in the Clear Creek Greenway project area.

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Project ID: 719
Project Name: Bayou Greenways (Planning & Implementation)
SourceUID: EGID11
Latitude: 29.59531086
Longitude: -95.30980412
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Texas
County: Harris
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Land Acquisition / Protection
Additional Project Action(s): Water Quality Restoration and Maintenance
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Lakes and/or Rivers
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2018
Implementing Organization: State of Texas
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: None
Point of Contact – Phone: None
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Project Comments: Acquisition polygon will replace point when acquisition closes.
Acres Acquired: 100
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: Fee
Landowner: Unknown
Landowner Type: Unknown
Purpose: Environmental System
Public Access: Unknown
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: None
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 7109000
DWH Funder: Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council
DWH Funder Type: Consortium
DWH Funding Program: The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 2: Comprehensive Plan
DWH Dollar Amount : 7109000
DWH Source: Transocean and Anadarko
Fund Origin: Civil Settlement
Controlling Documents: The RESTORE Act
Award Year: 2017
Award Month: 10
Total Amount Leveraged: 0