Wildlife Management in Harris County MUD 500 Lakes

On August 30, 2021, MUD 500 received a report of a confirmed sighting of an approximately 4’-5’ alligator in the far northern portion of MUD 500’s lakes, along Cypress North Houston Road, near the intersection with Greenhouse Road. MUD 500 has obtained the required nuisance permit from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and instructed its trapper to locate and remove the alligator. The District respectfully requests that residents of and visitors to Towne Lake refrain from interfering with its wildlife management contractor and/or any of the contractor’s lines, traps, or other equipment left in or near its lakes.

MUD 500 continues to request that residents report any sightings of alligators to its operator, Environmental Development Partners, at (832) 467-1599. MUD 500 encourages your district to share this information with your residents. Please visit MUD 500’s website, at http://www.hcmud500.org, for additional information.