Esteban Park, Houston Update
April 2012: Pierre, Alex and Jarid have begun the first planting of locally sourced native coastal prairie seed mix, including seacoast little bluestem, on Esteban Park in southeast Houston, while the 2nd year of brush removal continues.
Houston and the entire Texas Gulf Coast used to be a Garden of Eden of incredibly beautiful, wild coastal prairie.
Esteban Park, new urban Houston, Texas Coastal Prairie Park – Begun Aug. 2010, first demonstration coastal prairie restoration park, Donated by Pastors Rudy and Juanita Rasmus of St. John’s Downtown. Set in urban south Houston. First phase of restoration nearly complete. Trails going in now. A pair of grassland nesting birds was discovered on the back prairie site in April 2011.