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Neighborhoods to Trails SW is dedicated to developing hike and bike trails to provide, safe, economical, and environmentally friendly transportation to and from the Brays and Keegans Bayou trail systems and destinations in Southwest Houston such as Willow Waterhole Greenspace.

Neighborhoods to Trails-Southwest has been in existence since 2015 with 501(c)(3) designation as of March 29, 2017.

November 18, 2016

Neighborhoods to Trails – Southwest to receive support from the National Park Service

Justin Bates, Community Planner. National Park Service and Gerda Gomez, first President of NTTSW Board of Directors

The National Park Service (NPS) announced today that Neighborhoods to Trails – Southwest has been selected to receive assistance from the NPS Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance program. NPS staff will assist Neighborhoods to Trails – Southwest with their efforts to develop new trails and linear parks in southwest Houston. This assistance will include organizational development, public engagement, project development, and fundraising assistance. The project is one of four new projects accepted by the NPS in Texas this year.The NPS Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance program helps communities design trails and parks, conserve and improve access to open space, protect special places, and create recreational      opportunities through locally led partnerships.

151210-gerda-gets-bmod-award-1_2_origFrom left to right, seated Becky Edmondson, standing Kate Brusegaard, Virginia Livingston, Mike Bercu, SWH 2000,  Gerda Gomez, NTTSW President and Richard Rodriguez, BOMD.

Service Award edit

December 10, 2015

  • Received the Southwest Houston
  • Community Service Award
  • from SWHouston 2000 and
  • Brays Oaks Management District
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