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Bryan Council Hears About Proposed Westside Recreation Area

A month from now, the Bryan City Council could be getting details of a proposed receration and conservation area from downtown to the Brazos River.

Councilman Art Hughes says he attended a recent meeting of local volunteers and representatives of the National Park Service office in Austin.

BryCoun012213TurkeyCreek.mp3Comments from Art Hughes.

The eight mile greenbelt, proposed to follow Turkey Creek, is among a dozen projects throughout Texas in various stages of development with the assistance of the park service.

Information from the park service (CLICK HERE to read) says their role is to “Facilitate a decision-making process for the coalition to create a protected zone along Turkey Creek. Develop a vision plan for the greenbelt to guide future public access facilities and management policies based on an assessment of the conservation and recreation needs in urban, suburban and rural zones. Structure public processes to refine and support the greenbelt protection plan. Help create the legal mechanism for protecting the greenbelt and encouraging landowner participation in implementation and management.”

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Posted by on Jan 25 2013. Filed under Featured Stories, News.
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