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Forest Service Waives Day-Use Fees for Veterans Day

by USFS staff Many recreation areas and other venues in the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas will be free to the public on Nov. 10-11 in honor of Veterans Day. “We honor our veterans each Veterans Day and every other day of the year,” said Forest Supervisor Eddie Taylor. ...

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Lake Conroe Exceeds Full Level; SJRA Beginning Controlled Releases

by SJRA staff With an average of 3.96 inches of rainfall across the watershed for the current event, the Lake Conroe water level has risen over 1.26 feet and exceeded normal pool elevation of 201′ above mean sea level (msl). At a little after 2:00am, SJRA operations personnel at the ...

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SJRA: Seasonal Lake Lowering Ends

Temporary flood mitigation goal reached; releases from Lake Conroe end The water level in Lake Conroe has dropped to an elevation of 199 feet above mean sea level. This was the target elevation established by the San Jacinto River Authority and the City of Houston to create a temporary flood ...

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SJRA: Lake Conroe Update

by SJRA staff The Lake Conroe water level is currently at 200.87′ and is expectedto reach normal pool elevation of 201.00′ within the next day or two.In the last 24 hours, the watershed has received an average of 1.70″ of rain, but over the past seven days, the area received an average of 4.19″ of rain. Based on the final rainfall totals for this event, lake operators do not expect to have to make any releases from the dam. SJRA staff are continuing to coordinate on weather and operational updates with our partners in the region, including the National Weather Service, the City of Houston, the Coastal Water Authority, the Harris County Flood Control District, and emergency management personnel from Harris and Montgomery counties. Anyone interested in monitoring Lake Conroe levels, releases, rainfall totals, or stream flows can visit SJRA’s Contrail ...

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SJRA Announces New Leadership Role in Regional Flood Management

by SJRA staff On Thursday, March 15th, Governor Greg Abbott challenged the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) to identify how it could be part of a regional, flood management solution and how a funding mechanism could be developed to support that effort. In response to the Governor’s charge, the Board ...

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Lake Conroe Open to Normal Lake Traffic

Lake Conroe water levels are slowly receding, and the lake will soon reach a point where navigational conditions will become much safer. by SJRA staff At noon Saturday, SJRA opened the reservoir to normal boat traffic. Boaters are still urged to use extreme caution due to floating debris and submerged objects that ...

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Lake Conroe Temporarily Closed

SJRA Says Due to High Levels, Submerged Objects, and Floating Debris by SJRA staff Effective immediately, the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) is temporarily closing Lake Conroe due to high lake levels, the presence of submerged objects, floating debris, and other hazards that could put people’s safety at risk.  We ...

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Toyota ShareLunker Program Debuts Mobile App, Website

With the launch of the new year-round participation season Jan. 1, the Toyota ShareLunker Programis debuting a new website and mobile app to facilitate entries and provide anglers with news and updates. “Catching an 8 pound or larger bass is no easy feat, so we made it as simple as possible ...

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Forest Service Waives Day-Use Fees in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas is waiving day-use fees Jan. 15 at day-use areas in the Angelina, Sabine, Davy Crockett and Sam Houston National Forests, and the Caddo and Lyndon B. Johnson Grasslands. “Martin Luther King, Jr. was a pivotal figure in ...

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Toyota ShareLunker Program Announces 2018 Season Changes

More ways to participate and be recognized highlight Toyota ShareLunker program changes For more than 30 years, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s (TPWD) Toyota ShareLunker Program has partnered with anglers to enhance bass fishing in Texas. This year, the program is launching Jan. 1, 2018, with a new year-round ...

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