In spite of COVID-19 invading our country, most of the manufacturers of outdoor merchandise are still cranking out some new and mostly worthwhile products. As usual, there are some that are touted as “New and Improved”, which m…
I have recounted many stories over the years concerning the coastal marshes, waterways and beaches of the Texas Coast, especially Southeastern Texas as well as some venturing into Southwestern Louisiana coastal areas.
Boats include Chaparral Boats, Centurion, Supreme, Yamaha Boats and Yamaha Waverunners.
How did your city fare in April?
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS RELEASE June 30, 2020 Lake Conroe Association Files Complaint with TCEQ Conroe, Texas—Today the Lake Conroe Association (LCA) filed a complaint with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), requesting that it stop the […]
Still seeking logic in SJRA’s wasteful and arbitrary decisions. The rise of the Lake Conroe water level above 200 feet msl in late March was a welcome and much overdue event. The lake had been below normal pool for over […]
In a press release, the nonprofit claims the lake lowering does not mitigate flooding from hurricanes as has been said by the San Jacinto River Authority.
The 186-acre location will feature an 18-hole golf course, two restaurants, a water park, boating, fishing and other lake activities.
Conroe’s long-awaited Jimmy Buffett Margaritaville Resort plans to open this summer with restrictions in place to keep guests safe from the novel coronavirus.
The new 186-acre waterfront resort took over the former La Torretta …
The board ultimately voted to change fall lowering while keeping spring lowering the same.
A controversial flood-reduction strategy is up for vote in February, raising a debate over residents’ livelihoods, the need for flood protection and the strategy’s effectiveness.
All who have benefited by lowering the water level of Lake Conroe raise your hand!
As many times as I have asked that question over the past few months I get nothing but frowns and grumbling as a response. The r…
In meeting with the SJRA Management Team last month, the Lake Conroe Association(LCA) inquired why the SJRA Board continues to vote in favor of lowering the lake. While the Management Team cannot speak for the individual votes of its Board […]
Waterpoint on Lake Conroe is set to grow, with Phase 2 of the marina to add 32,000 square feet, according […]
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The San Jacinto River Authority is implementing its standard protocols for severe weather in expectation of 4-6 inches of heavy […]
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The Jimmy Buffett life is headed for Lake Conroe.
A new Margaritaville Resort will open along Lake Conroe in 2020, according to a release from commercial real estate firm Songy Highroads.
La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa wil…
Original article by San Jacinto River Authority Crested Floating Heart Reservoir owners and operators in Southeast Texas are all familiar with the concept of non-native, or invasive, aquatic vegetation growing in their waters and the various management techniques available to […]
Updated: This story has been edited from the original version published in the June 2018 print edition to include a […]
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A temporary flood mitigation strategy, which includes lowering Lake Conroe’s water level and employing pre-storm releases from Lake Houston, moves […]
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Shared from the 2018-05-11 Courier Of Montgomery County eEdition Proposal to lower Lake Conroe water levels MIKE BLEIER President of Lake Conroe Association This emotional discussion being aired via Editorials is filled with the denial of facts, misconceptions and misplaced […]
The San Jacinto River Authority officially created a new flood management division April 26 to help coordinate flood management initiatives […]
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It seems as though the health and wellbeing of Lake Conroe is once more under attack. Once again a minority of folks who wish to offer a tribute to their god of property values is once again rearing its ugly head on our lake co…
Well folks we in the great state of Texas are still under attack by foreign plants. It seems like we are constantly battling infestations of these imports in our lakes and let me list a big one that is on my mind so you can get an idea of which I speak…
Summertime means lake time and among the many bodies of water surrounding the Houston area is Lake Conroe.The lake, which is about 45 minutes north of Houston off of I-45, is several decades old, and it plays a vital role in Houston’s future.LOCAL GEM:…
Want to spend a summer day enjoying nature on and around Lake Conroe? Here’s how: Continue reading →
The Montgomery County Precinct 1 Lake Patrol has three new boats that will help increase supervision and improve response times as activity on Lake Conroe heats up during the summer.
The new boats replaced three older ones in the fleet.
I believe most folks know that roughly the northern third of Lake Conroe — almost everything north of the FM 1097 bridge — sits in the Sam Houston National Forest. Continue reading →
Taking advantage of the low lake levels, the Lake Conroe Association along with the family that owns EZ Boat Storage and the Palms Marina pooled private funds to embark on a stump cutting project. The goal to eliminate the stumps in the main body of the lake (not the tributaries, shorelines or fingers that feed the lake) was a daunting task.
Clearing Stumps From Lake Conroe – At the end of last year (12/13/11), local Fishing Organizations, The Lake Conroe Association, San Jacinto River Authority, Texas Parks and Wildlife, US Forestry Service, The Palms Marina and E-Z Boat Storage worked together in an effort to eliminate stump hazards located in the main parts of the lake (not creeks, tributaries, or dry
Commercial Boat Ramp Construction You’ve seen the barges and draglines shuttling dirt from place to place for weeks now. Homeowners along the shoreline are taking advantage of the decreasing lake levels to deepen their channels to the lake. For many, the dredging is the only option to use their boats at all. Others have removed their boats from the shallows