Wildflower Seeding

Keep Fort Bend Beautiful, under the guidance of Fort Bend Green, has been researching county-owned properties throughout 2022 to plant wildflowers in areas that would be beneficial to both the public and the County Parks Department. With the drought earlier in 2022 hampering the availability of quality wildflower seeds, the committee has decided to plant one patch in the fall of 2022 at Kitty Hollow Park, along Highway [...]

Harlem Road Park Expansion

Fort Bend Green was approached by members of the Pecan Grove MUD who were interested in pickleball courts. Fort Bend Green assisted the group with evaluating potential locations and initiated discussions with a landowner adjacent to Harlem Road Park. Thanks to the great work of Precinct 3 Commissioner Meyer and his team, Fort Bend County purchased the three acre site and is working on a plan to add [...]

Greenspace Acreage in Fort Bend County

Part of Fort Bend Green’s mission is to enhance and encourage green space and park development within the County. An important part of developing new greenspace is understanding what park facilities and natural areas are available to County residents today. Fort Bend Green recently worked with the County to inventory existing public greenspaces not currently captured within their GIS mapping system including open spaces (landscape reserves, park areas), [...]

Brazos River Recreation Master Plan

In August of 2011 Fort Bend Green worked with strategic partners to submit an application for National Park Service assistance in developing a Recreation Master Plan for the Brazos River. The partnership effort was awarded the assistance of the National Park Service (NPS) through its Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program (RTCA).Representatives from Fort Bend County, local municipalities, master-planned communities and private landowners from the study corridor, along with [...]

Jones Creek Ranch Park (Gordon Ranch)

The Jones Creek Ranch, formally known as Gordon Ranch, located in Fort Bend County on FM 359 came in to the possession of Fort Bend Green in 2012. County Judge Bob Hebert along with Fort Bend Green contacted the former properties owner, Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center, about the interest in selling the property. The Jones Creek Ranch is a beautiful 112-acre ranch located at 7714 FM 359, Richmond, [...]

USACK Marathon Races

Fort Bend Green was approached by The Houston Kayak & Canoe Club to facilitate bringing the 2013 USA Canoe & Kayak Marathon Team Trials to Sugar Land for the first time. Fort Bend Green worked successfully to secure the necessary partners to have Sugar Land host the event. This prestigious event serves as the assessment race to determine which athletes represent the USA in the ICF Marathon World Championships. [...]

Cullinan Park

Fort Bend Green was approached by the Cullinan Park Conservancy in June 2013 to help with the development and maintenance of the park. After our initial meeting, it was agreed hold a meeting with interested parties to discuss future park development.Fort Bend Green facilitated a meeting with members of the Cullinan Park Conservancy, the City of Houston, the Houston Parks Board, Fort Bend County, the City of Sugar Land, [...]

Brazos River Canoe Trail

The Lower Brazos Canoe Trail is a collaboration of Fort Bend and Brazoria Counties to develop a canoe trail on the Brazos as an integral part of 600+ Miles of multi-use trails and green space circling the Greater Houston Area. The entire project will ultimately link the natural beauty of the region’s wilderness with a series of preserves, parks, waterways, nature centers and trails.

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