COVID-19 UPDATE: Exploration Green remains open. Please exercise caution due to COVID-19. Visitors should continue to follow CDC guidelines for social distancing and avoid touching common objects such as park benches. Read CDC guidelines here. 

 

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.

Welcome to Exploration Green

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.

Questions About Construction?

The Clear Lake City Water Authority (CLCWA) manages the construction (excavation) phase of the Exploration Green stormwater detention lakes. Please visit the Clear Lake City Water Authority's Exploration Green Detention Facility web page for announcements and the most current updates on construction activities and progress.

If you cannot find the information you need on the CLCWA's web page, please contact them at (281) 488-1164.

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Exploration Green Featured as GBEP Success Stories on State of The Bay Interactive Website

Exploration Green was recently featured on the Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) Galveston Bay Estuary Program (GBEP) State of the Bay: A Spotlight on GBEP Success website

Once on the website, click the Exploration Green tab at the top for the full story.  The web page features an interactive aerial photograph that allows the viewer to swipe across what the former Clear Lake Golf Course looked like before and the completed phases of Exploration Green look like now.

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Exploration Green planting sessions promise to be fun and muddy

By John DeLapp, CORRESPONDENT Nov. 9, 2020

 

For those that think standing knee-deep in a pond is a good time, Exploration Green is the place to be.

 

Supporters of the golf-course-turned-detention-area near El Camino Real and El Dorado Boulevard are planning wetland planting events.

 

Click photo at left to read the full article.

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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.  Click image at left to view the video.

Click here to read more about Texas A&M AgriLife Extension's Green Infrastructure Program

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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.

 

Read the full article and view the video here.