Breaking News: Riley intends to plow through W.G. Jones State Forest with major thoroughfare extension of Gosling Road

Breaking News: Riley intends to plow through W.G. Jones State Forest with major thoroughfare extension of Gosling Road

Image: Major Thoroughfare Plan Map, 2016, from Houston-Galveston Area Council, showing extension of Gosling Road north as a 4-lane, 80 foot right-of-way road, through the middle of the W.G. Jones State Forest immediately north of F.M. 1488 extending from the current Peoples Road. Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley is on the Policy Council […]

Township Chairman Bunch, as an individual, endorses Creighton’s substitute Jones State Forest bill

Township Chairman Bunch, as an individual, endorses Creighton’s substitute Jones State Forest bill

Image: Woodlands Township Board Chairman Gordy Bunch. The Woodlands, April 28 – Woodlands Township Board Chairman Gordy Bunch, as an individual, has endorsed the substitute bill for Senate Bill 1964 regarding the W.G. Jones State Forest. The substitute bill provides: …the “entire territory of the Jones State Forest must remain natural, scenic, undeveloped, and open. […]

“A&M won’t advance with any use other than what we see there now,” Senator Creighton tells vocal “Save Jones State Forest” crowd

Conroe, April 9 – State Senator Brandon Creighton (R-The Woodlands) told a vocal “Save Jones Forest” meeting, “A&M won’t advance with any use other than what we see there now” referring to the current use of Jones State Forest along F.M. 1488 in Conroe. In response, the crowded room full of people at the KC […]

Senator Creighton’s bill would open W.G. Jones State Forest to “private commercial uses,” but – BREAKING NEWS – Creighton announces later today that he’ll remove that language from the bill

Conroe, March 28 – Conroe and area residents are up in arms about Senator Brandon Creighton (R-The Woodlands) who quietly introduced Senate Bill 1964 on March 10, 2017, to little fanfare and no mention in his newsletter or information reports, because the Bill would open the W. Goodrich Jones State Forest to “private commercial uses.” […]