2016-17 Planting Season
During the 2015-16 tree planting season, which runs from October 2015 through March 2016, the Flood Control District planted native trees on several sites around Harris County.Tree species included loblolly pine, bald cypress, pecan and many others.
Planting sites included:
- 3,650 trees along several channels in the Kingwood area of northeast Harris County. The planting area included Rogers Gully, formally identified as HCFCD Unit G103-24-00, and two of its tributaries.
- 274 trees along a tributary of Bens Branch formally identified as HCFCD Unit G103-33-01, from Sandy Forks Drive to Northpark Drive in the Kingwood area of northeast Harris County. These trees were in addition to 224 trees planted along the southern end of this channel during last year's planting season.
- 2,250 trees along a White Oak Bayou tributary formally identified as HCFCD Unit E141-00-00 in northwest Harris County. The planting area stretched from near the Sam Houston Racepark to the confluence with White Oak Bayou, E100-00-00, and included a short portion of the E200-00-00 bypass channel east of the Sam Houston Tollway.
- 1,150 trees along two Dinner Creek tributaries formally identified as HCFCD Unit U120-06-00 and U120-08-00, in northwest Harris County.The planting area included the entire channels,
- 1,200 trees along Dry Creek, formally identified as HCFCD Unit K145-00-00, between Skinner Road and Spring Cypress Road, and one of its tributaries, K145-01-00. Both planting areas are in the Cypress Creek watershed of northwest Harris County.