Throughout its’ history, The Woodlands has maintained its’ philosophy of maintaining 25-28% of open space so residents can enjoy the many parks, pathways, golf courses, lakes, forest preserve and natural wooded buffers. The Woodlands currently has 7,605 acres of open space, 209 miles of connected hike and bike trails and 140 parks.
I urge all Woodlands residents to pay special attention to the upcoming November 2018 elections for the new seven member Board for the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD). We need new board members who will vote to support future decisions that will not adversely impact south... Read More
The Woodlands GREEN has a legacy of partnering with The Woodlands Township. Though it began with recycling, the two entities now work together to promote numerous sustainability related educational initiatives. This partnership is a reflection of the history and vision of The Woodlands, and the... Read More
What is the vision?
From its inception in 1974, The Woodlands has pioneered the blending of nature with modern development practices, creating a new standard in the quality of community development. One of the original goals of The Woodlands plan was to maintain the...... Read More
“Alright how are we going to get the proper planning on this?” And we decided at that time that we wanted an important environmental planner, so we hired Ian McHarg, a noted environmentalist, to do the design on the planning for the environmental area.
...You ask the people of The... Read More
Mr. Galatas is quoted saying that "George Mitchell wanted to build a community where people could live, work, play and learn. That was our guiding principle. Our mission that George gave us was to save the trees. It was pretty simple - and we can still enjoy that today." The original development... Read More
Two mature bald eagles have lived in the area near Lake Woodlands since 2000, nest hopping at least five times since settling in the area. Their current nest, which they've kept for the past four years, is located in a tree right next to Lake Front Circle, not far from The Woodlands United... Read More
One of the original goals of The Woodlands’ plan was to maintain the natural forested environment. This has been accomplished through several means:
- Maintain forest preserves along major roadways
- Maintain the greenbelts along the natural streams
- Establish... Read More
- Woodlands Adventure Park
- The Woodlands Township’s 2018 Economic Outlook Presentation
- The Woodlands Township Pond and Lake Management Plan
- Updated Integrated Forestry Management Plan
- Creekside Park Village Center
- The Woodlands Community Facts
- 1972 Project Agreement Between The United States of America and The Woodlands Development Corporation
- Open Space in The Woodlands
- The Woodlands Texas Environmental Action Plan 2006