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The Exploration Green Conservancy (EGC) is a volunteer-driven nonprofit dedicated to the protection and enhancement of Exploration Green – a permanently-protected, 200-acre green space for conservation, recreation, and flood detention in greater Houston.

Exploration Green Remains Open, Please Exercise Caution due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

The Clear Lake City Water Authority will follow orders of Harris County and the City of Houston concerning the public access to county and city parks during the current coronavirus outbreak. Exploration Green will remain open to the public as long as county and city parks are open but will close on the same schedule as Harris County and Houston parks in the future.

Exploration Green Phase 2 Re-opened

The Clear Lake City Water Authority has completed slope repair work on Exploration Green Phase 2 (bordering the El Dorado, Diana, Reseda, Torry Pines block). It is once again open to the public. Please remain cautious as the contractor completes equipment de-mobilization and minor repair work. And please maintain proper social distancing.

Volunteer Virtually with Exploration Green! Find out how at Aug. 13 Volunteer Recruitment Virtual Meeting

Help create the popular Exploration Green public 200-acre recreation, conservation and flood control green space. Bay Area residents are invited to attend the virtual meeting Thursday, August 13 at 7 pm to find out how to help even during the pandemic. Join our volunteer teams to help in communications, fundraising, amenities, outreach, environmental education, in addition to now-limited outdoor work. There’s plenty you can do virtually to help create Exploration Green.

FEMA Case Study Recognizes Exploration Green as Effective Floodplain Management

A recent Case Study from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) stated "Exploration Green (EG) stands as an ideal example of what is possible as a result of collaboration within a community to achieve long-term, sustainable mitigation of flood-related damage to residential, civic, and commercial structures, while improving quality of life for the people and businesses in the surrounding community."

LAN Video a Finalist in Civil & Structural Engineering 2020 Drone Video of the Year Contest

Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) the Clear Lake City Water Authority’s engineering company, entered an Exploration Green drone video in Civil & Structural Engineering magazine’s “2020 Engineering Drone Video of the Year" contest. The Exploration Green and another video submitted by LAN received nearly half of the 7,951 votes from 60 countries around the world.

Exploration Green Featured in Texas Coastal Watershed Program Green Infrastructure Video

One of the Exploration Green Conservancy’s partner organizations, the Texas Coastal Watershed Program (TCWP) shared this video on Green Infrastructure, featuring Sheldon Lake State Park, Exploration Green (starting approximately 2:55 minute in) and the Ghirardi Family WaterSmart Park in League City.

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The Exploration Green Conservancy is 501 (c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to creating, maintaining and operating the habitat restoration and recreation facilities within Exploration Green, while concurrently supporting the use of the area for storm water detention.

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