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Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park 9:00 am
Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park @ Lake Houston Wilderness Park
Sep 1 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); AUGUST Amazing Amphibians – Sat, August 25 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am Frogs, toads, and salamanders are all amphibians! Come learn the lives and characteristics of amazing amphibians! Arts and Crafts – Sat, August 25 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Join us as we take a break from hiking and the outdoors to explore our creative side! We’ll provide kids the tools they need to create nature friendly works of art. SEPTEMBER Snakes – Sat, Sept 1 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am We will debunk some common myths surrounding these fascinating creatures and teach you which snakes you are likely to find at Lake Houston Wilderness Park.Read More →
Photography Workshop at Levy Park 9:00 am
Photography Workshop at Levy Park @ Levy Park
Sep 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Join the Houston Center for Photography for educational photography workshops. These community-driven workshops focus on photography as a means for creative expression and acquiring basic photography skills. Learn and practice various aspects of photography such as composition and lighting while photographing different features of Levy Park. No prior experience is required and all levels of proficiency and camera types are welcome. Meet in the Community Garden. Dates: August 18th: Black & White September 1st: Intentional Mistake September 15th: Abstraction October 6th: Composition Basics October 20th: Composition Scavenger Hunt November 3rd: Understanding Exposure November 17th: Motion December 1st: Understanding Color December 15th: Color and Foreign Object-Read More →
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures. Beach Exploration hikes start at the park’s Nature Center, located on the bay side of the park, close to the main highway. We begin with a brief orientation, shell identification, and restroom break before driving to the day-use beach to view special habitats leading to the sandy beach. Be prepared for sun, surf, and great hands-on learning! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Get a close-up look at the many critters and birds that inhabit the sand, surf and seaweed. This Saturday tour includes seining, searching for ghost crabs, and beach combing under the guidance ofRead More →
First Saturday Market at the Bicycle Museum 10:00 am
First Saturday Market at the Bicycle Museum @ Houston Bicycle Museum
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
First Saturday Market at the Bicycle Museum @ Houston Bicycle Museum | Houston | Texas | United States
First Saturday Market at the Bicycle Museum Explore local vendors, talented artisans & great food at this outdoor market. Houston Bicycle Museum admission is $5.00 on the 1st Saturday of the month. Children 10 yrs and younger are always FREE! We welcome all to apply for a booth.Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
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Yoga in the Park 8:30 am
Yoga in the Park @ Nature Discovery Center
Sep 2 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Sundays at 8:30 AM, come out for weekly power yoga at the Nature Discovery Center with Laura Gabriel! Designed to make you sweat, these classes are a great way to connect with community while enjoying this beautiful space. Laura says “Hugs and donations accepted”! Follow “Yoga at Nature Discovery Center” on Facebook to keep up with the scheduling details. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Hands-on discovery of what’s lurking beneath the murky bay waters. Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise – Galveston Bay. Meet our volunteer guides at the Nature Center at 10:00 am for a brief orientation and restroom break before we drive towards the bay. Explorations generally last 75 minutes. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Discover the wetlands with a close-up look at the critters, grasses and birds that inhabit the marshland and bay.   Tour activities include hands-on-seining, fiddler crab sightings and more under the guidance  of  Friends of Galveston Island State Park (FoGISP) volunteers. WhatRead More →
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Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park 9:00 am
Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park @ Lake Houston Wilderness Park
Sep 3 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); AUGUST Amazing Amphibians – Sat, August 25 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am Frogs, toads, and salamanders are all amphibians! Come learn the lives and characteristics of amazing amphibians! Arts and Crafts – Sat, August 25 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Join us as we take a break from hiking and the outdoors to explore our creative side! We’ll provide kids the tools they need to create nature friendly works of art. SEPTEMBER Snakes – Sat, Sept 1 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am We will debunk some common myths surrounding these fascinating creatures and teach you which snakes you are likely to find at Lake Houston Wilderness Park.Read More →
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11th Annual Kleb Woods Hummingbird Festival 9:00 am
11th Annual Kleb Woods Hummingbird Festival @ Kleb Woods Nature Center
Sep 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Everything you want to know about hummingbirds — including identifying, attracting and gardening for hummingbirds. There will be games and activities for the whole family. There will be nature walks throughout the day. The Kleb House will be open for tours and the blacksmiths will be demonstrating in the barn HUMMINGBIRD BANDING: Sumita Prasad will be capturing and banding hummingbirds throughout the day. She will be assisted by Jim Renfro; both are licensed hummingbird banders. In addition to seeing these feathered jewels up close, you will learn about their unique structure and amazing biology. NATURE TALK: Staff naturalist Kendra Kocab will present A Closer Look at Nature. This class is part of an ongoing series designedRead More →
Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park 9:00 am
Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park @ Lake Houston Wilderness Park
Sep 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); AUGUST Amazing Amphibians – Sat, August 25 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am Frogs, toads, and salamanders are all amphibians! Come learn the lives and characteristics of amazing amphibians! Arts and Crafts – Sat, August 25 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Join us as we take a break from hiking and the outdoors to explore our creative side! We’ll provide kids the tools they need to create nature friendly works of art. SEPTEMBER Snakes – Sat, Sept 1 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am We will debunk some common myths surrounding these fascinating creatures and teach you which snakes you are likely to find at Lake Houston Wilderness Park.Read More →
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures. Beach Exploration hikes start at the park’s Nature Center, located on the bay side of the park, close to the main highway. We begin with a brief orientation, shell identification, and restroom break before driving to the day-use beach to view special habitats leading to the sandy beach. Be prepared for sun, surf, and great hands-on learning! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Get a close-up look at the many critters and birds that inhabit the sand, surf and seaweed. This Saturday tour includes seining, searching for ghost crabs, and beach combing under the guidance ofRead More →
Second Saturday Boat Ride 10:00 am
Second Saturday Boat Ride @ Sabine Promenade
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Second Saturday Boat Ride These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the afternoon with your family. Escape from the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even the occasional alligator sunning on the banks. Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm (30 minute boat rides) The last tour departs at 1:30 pm. Please note that the boat departs promptly every half hour. Departure location:  105 Sabine Street (just east of Sabine Street Bridge) at the Sabine Promenade boat launch View map. Cost: $7 for adults/$5 for children (ages 4–12)* *Children under ageRead More →
Geocaching 101 at Galveston Island SP 1:00 pm
Geocaching 101 at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Geocaching 101 at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop We’ll provide high-tech treasure hunting basics and clues to your next wild adventure. Learn how to find hidden treasure within the park and around the globe with this short, activity-based program about geocaching. “Geo” = Earth, “cache” = something hidden, like treasure or supplies. ***Please notify Ranger Lisa if you have a group larger than 15 people to schedule a private event when available. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Great for scouts and youth groups. Join us for a special program at the Nature Center, where we’ll use GPS units, learn about low-cost alternatives, and ways to get kids excited aboutRead More →
Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tours 7:00 pm
Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tours @ Allen’s Landing
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour Learn more about these thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Led by a “bat girl” docent, guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from the Waugh Drive Bridge on Buffalo Bayou. Time: Dusk – Boat departs 30 minutes before sunset (1½ hour boat rides) Cost: $30 per person (children under 4 are not permitted on boat tours) Weather and water levels permitting. Reservations required. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
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Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Hands-on discovery of what’s lurking beneath the murky bay waters. Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise – Galveston Bay. Meet our volunteer guides at the Nature Center at 10:00 am for a brief orientation and restroom break before we drive towards the bay. Explorations generally last 75 minutes. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Discover the wetlands with a close-up look at the critters, grasses and birds that inhabit the marshland and bay.   Tour activities include hands-on-seining, fiddler crab sightings and more under the guidance  of  Friends of Galveston Island State Park (FoGISP) volunteers. WhatRead More →
Sprinkler Day 1:00 pm
Sprinkler Day @ Nature Discovery Center
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
School may have started, but here in Texas our summer heat is not quite over yet. Bring your children to the Center to cool off with a favorite summer passtime – running through sprinklers! The Center’s front lawn, Pecan Grove, will be set up with sprinklers and kiddie pools of water and water toys for a refreshing morning of water play! Kids should bring or wear their bathing suit and should bring a towel and a change of clothes. Some kids may prefer wearing water shoes on wet grass. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
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Kleb Woods – A Closer Look at Nature 10:00 am
Kleb Woods – A Closer Look at Nature @ Kleb Woods Nature Center
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
All are welcome at this program designed especially for school-aged children. This is a FREE class. Dates & Topics Sept. 13 – Hummingbirds, Tiny Jewels October 4 – Migrating Dragonflies December 6 – What in the World is a Yellow-bellied Sapsucker?   (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
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Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park 9:00 am
Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park @ Lake Houston Wilderness Park
Sep 15 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); AUGUST Amazing Amphibians – Sat, August 25 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am Frogs, toads, and salamanders are all amphibians! Come learn the lives and characteristics of amazing amphibians! Arts and Crafts – Sat, August 25 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Join us as we take a break from hiking and the outdoors to explore our creative side! We’ll provide kids the tools they need to create nature friendly works of art. SEPTEMBER Snakes – Sat, Sept 1 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am We will debunk some common myths surrounding these fascinating creatures and teach you which snakes you are likely to find at Lake Houston Wilderness Park.Read More →
Photography Workshop at Levy Park 9:00 am
Photography Workshop at Levy Park @ Levy Park
Sep 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Join the Houston Center for Photography for educational photography workshops. These community-driven workshops focus on photography as a means for creative expression and acquiring basic photography skills. Learn and practice various aspects of photography such as composition and lighting while photographing different features of Levy Park. No prior experience is required and all levels of proficiency and camera types are welcome. Meet in the Community Garden. Dates: August 18th: Black & White September 1st: Intentional Mistake September 15th: Abstraction October 6th: Composition Basics October 20th: Composition Scavenger Hunt November 3rd: Understanding Exposure November 17th: Motion December 1st: Understanding Color December 15th: Color and Foreign Object-Read More →
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures. Beach Exploration hikes start at the park’s Nature Center, located on the bay side of the park, close to the main highway. We begin with a brief orientation, shell identification, and restroom break before driving to the day-use beach to view special habitats leading to the sandy beach. Be prepared for sun, surf, and great hands-on learning! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Get a close-up look at the many critters and birds that inhabit the sand, surf and seaweed. This Saturday tour includes seining, searching for ghost crabs, and beach combing under the guidance ofRead More →
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Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Hands-on discovery of what’s lurking beneath the murky bay waters. Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise – Galveston Bay. Meet our volunteer guides at the Nature Center at 10:00 am for a brief orientation and restroom break before we drive towards the bay. Explorations generally last 75 minutes. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Discover the wetlands with a close-up look at the critters, grasses and birds that inhabit the marshland and bay.   Tour activities include hands-on-seining, fiddler crab sightings and more under the guidance  of  Friends of Galveston Island State Park (FoGISP) volunteers. WhatRead More →
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Story Time in the Garden at Mercer Botanic Garden 10:00 am
Story Time in the Garden at Mercer Botanic Garden @ Mercer Botanic Gardens
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Story Time in the Garden at Mercer Botanic Garden @ Mercer Botanic Gardens | Humble | Texas | United States
Children’s Story Time in the Garden Children’s Story Time in the Garden meets the third Monday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Check in at the Visitor Center for the specific location. Free. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
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Kleb Woods – A Closer Look at History 10:00 am
Kleb Woods – A Closer Look at History @ Kleb Woods Nature Center
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
All are welcome at this program designed especially for school-aged children. This is a FREE class. Dates & Topics Sept. 20 – Elmer’s Birthday Party October 25 – The History of Our State Symbols November 15 – The Cotton Gin, the Simple Little Machines that Changed the World   (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
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Texas Outdoor Family Event at Galveston Island SP 9:30 am
Texas Outdoor Family Event at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 22 @ 9:30 am – Sep 23 @ 11:00 am
Texas Outdoor Family Event at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop. Facilities Individual car camping sites for each family Potable water at or near each campsite Campsites with electricity Restrooms with hot showers Overnight ranger presence for comfort and confidence Equipment The basic camping equipment needed for the weekend will be provided. Families are expected to provide sheets, blankets, food and personal items. Download the TOFRead More →
Lil’ Naturalist Nature Hike at Sheldon Lake 8:30 am
Lil’ Naturalist Nature Hike at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Sep 22 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Lil' Naturalist Nature Hike at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center | Houston | Texas | United States
A story and a stroll for the lil’ nature lovers in your family! A nature themed story with a short nature hike included! Every week will be a different topic for our explorations here at Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center. Meet at the Pond Center Pavilion, the first building on your left from the park road. Be sure to bring water, bug spray, and closed toed shoes. All programs are FREE! *Event is free with admission to park (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
Plant it for the Planet at Sheldon Lake 8:30 am
Plant it for the Planet at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Sep 22 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Plant it for the Planet at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center | Houston | Texas | United States
Come and restore a portion of Houston’s native landscape! Join us while we restore a portion of the endangered Coastal Prairie and Wetlands ecosystem. We will plant a variety of native grasses and forbs that will benefit both wildlife and people alike! Be sure to bring water, boots/old shoes, and clothes to get dirty. Reservations are required. For more information and to reserve a spot, contact: jacob.poinsett@tpwd.texas.gov or (281) 456-2800 x230 *Event is free with admission to park (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
“From Port to Port” Boat Tour 9:00 am
“From Port to Port” Boat Tour @ Allen’s Landing
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
“From Port to Port” Boat Tour @ Allen’s Landing | Houston | Texas | United States
“From Port to Port” Boat Tour Join bayou guide Andrew Groocock on a historical tour of the upper channel of Buffalo Bayou focusing on the historic significance of this industrial stretch and Houston, as you cruise the approximately seven miles from the old port of Houston to the new port of Houston. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park 9:00 am
Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park @ Lake Houston Wilderness Park
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); AUGUST Amazing Amphibians – Sat, August 25 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am Frogs, toads, and salamanders are all amphibians! Come learn the lives and characteristics of amazing amphibians! Arts and Crafts – Sat, August 25 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Join us as we take a break from hiking and the outdoors to explore our creative side! We’ll provide kids the tools they need to create nature friendly works of art. SEPTEMBER Snakes – Sat, Sept 1 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am We will debunk some common myths surrounding these fascinating creatures and teach you which snakes you are likely to find at Lake Houston Wilderness Park.Read More →
Family Adventures on the Bay 9:00 am
Family Adventures on the Bay @ Trinity Bay Discovery Center
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Family Adventures on the Bay @ Trinity Bay Discovery Center | Baytown | Texas | United States
Family Adventures on the Bay Family Adventures on the Bay is designed to introduce the natural wonders of Galveston Bay as well as foster family togetherness. During this 2-hour family event, an environmental educator leads activities intended for participation from the entire family. Participants will be introduced to the Galveston Bay estuary and watershed by exploring the natural features of the area at the Trinity Bay Discovery Center, a 17.65-acre preserve and education facility located in Beach City. 2018 Programs: Sensational Bay! Use your five senses to investigate the Bay while expressing your creative side and practicing investigative skills using a variety of scientific tools. Dates: JulyRead More →
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures. Beach Exploration hikes start at the park’s Nature Center, located on the bay side of the park, close to the main highway. We begin with a brief orientation, shell identification, and restroom break before driving to the day-use beach to view special habitats leading to the sandy beach. Be prepared for sun, surf, and great hands-on learning! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Get a close-up look at the many critters and birds that inhabit the sand, surf and seaweed. This Saturday tour includes seining, searching for ghost crabs, and beach combing under the guidance ofRead More →
Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tours 7:00 pm
Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tours @ Allen’s Landing
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour Learn more about these thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Led by a “bat girl” docent, guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from the Waugh Drive Bridge on Buffalo Bayou. Time: Dusk – Boat departs 30 minutes before sunset (1½ hour boat rides) Cost: $30 per person (children under 4 are not permitted on boat tours) Weather and water levels permitting. Reservations required. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
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Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Hands-on discovery of what’s lurking beneath the murky bay waters. Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise – Galveston Bay. Meet our volunteer guides at the Nature Center at 10:00 am for a brief orientation and restroom break before we drive towards the bay. Explorations generally last 75 minutes. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Discover the wetlands with a close-up look at the critters, grasses and birds that inhabit the marshland and bay.   Tour activities include hands-on-seining, fiddler crab sightings and more under the guidance  of  Friends of Galveston Island State Park (FoGISP) volunteers. WhatRead More →
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Fall Hawk Watch! at Sheldon Lake 10:00 am
Fall Hawk Watch! at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Fall Hawk Watch! at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center | Houston | Texas | United States
Join us while we count the migratory raptors from on top of the tower! Due to our location, Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center is a great location to observe migratory birds. We are situated on the central migration flyway where many different species of bird can be spotted while migrating north and south. Fall migration is a spectacle on the gulf coast and you can find thousands of birds of prey returning south for the winter! Join our team as we collect data to learn more about the variety of raptors who use this flyway and the health of their populations. MeetRead More →
Homeschool Days at Sheldon Lake 2:00 pm
Homeschool Days at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Homeschool Days at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center | Houston | Texas | United States
Homeschool Days at Sheldon Lake From fishing to ponding to technology, kids will learn something new each week! Great for all school-aged kids! There is plenty of fun to be had and things to learn at Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center. So be sure to come on out and enjoy some outdoor education! Each week will be a new adventure that is suitable for all school-aged kids! Be sure to bring water, bug spray, and closed-toe shoes. All programs are FREE and meet at the Pond Center. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
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Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park 9:00 am
Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park @ Lake Houston Wilderness Park
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); AUGUST Amazing Amphibians – Sat, August 25 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am Frogs, toads, and salamanders are all amphibians! Come learn the lives and characteristics of amazing amphibians! Arts and Crafts – Sat, August 25 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Join us as we take a break from hiking and the outdoors to explore our creative side! We’ll provide kids the tools they need to create nature friendly works of art. SEPTEMBER Snakes – Sat, Sept 1 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am We will debunk some common myths surrounding these fascinating creatures and teach you which snakes you are likely to find at Lake Houston Wilderness Park.Read More →
“Looking Back” History Boat Tours 10:00 am
“Looking Back” History Boat Tours @ Allen’s Landing
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
“Looking Back” History Boat Tours Time: 10 – 11:30 am Cost: $40 per person (children under 4 are not permitted on boat tours) Weather permitting. Reservations must be made by selecting an available date on the right. Aboard BBP’s pontoon boat, take a look back to the late 1800s when Houston was founded with Louis Aulbach, local historian and author of Buffalo Bayou: An Echo of Houston’s Wilderness Beginning or Andrew Groocock, local historian. Hear stories of the Allen brothers and historical information about the people, places and events along the bayou that helped shape Houston. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures. Beach Exploration hikes start at the park’s Nature Center, located on the bay side of the park, close to the main highway. We begin with a brief orientation, shell identification, and restroom break before driving to the day-use beach to view special habitats leading to the sandy beach. Be prepared for sun, surf, and great hands-on learning! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Get a close-up look at the many critters and birds that inhabit the sand, surf and seaweed. This Saturday tour includes seining, searching for ghost crabs, and beach combing under the guidance ofRead More →
Civic Adventure Day 10:00 am
Civic Adventure Day @ Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Spend the day exploring the outdoors during the first Civic Adventure Day. Meet local civic leaders and learn how they support the community on a daily basis. For more information please call Harris County Precinct 4’s Special Event Division at 281-893-3726. Archery, Canoeing, Crafts, Dipnetting, Fishing, Firetrucks, Food Trucks, and Local Educational Exhibitors. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
All about Frogs at Sheldon Lake 2:00 pm
All about Frogs at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Sep 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
All about Frogs at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center | Houston | Texas | United States
Join us while we talk amphibian! A game, a craft, and a mini-hike is included in this fun program for all ages. Hop on over to Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center to learn about the different amphibians in our area! From their unique adaptations, the roles they place in the environment, and how to tell them apart! Each week have a game, a craft, and a hike for your young nature lover to enjoy. All programs meet at the Pond Center Pavilion, the first building on your left from the park road. Be sure to bring water, bug spray, and wear closed-toeRead More →
Beach Paint Party 3:30 pm
Beach Paint Party @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 29 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Beach Paint Party @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Watercolor painting fun and lesson on the beach! Uncover a new way to be inspired by nature! Let the beauty found in Galveston Island State Park inspire you to pick up a brush and lay down some color. Create a one-of-a-kind souvenir, and make some memories with Ranger Lisa. All art supplies ready and available for use. Fun for the whole family! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Where: We will meet at the day use beach, near the boardwalk, for spectacular views and a quick art lesson. In case of inclement weather, please check with park headquarters. Who: Park Ranger Lisa Reznicek is inviting everyone to joinRead More →
Sweet Potato Dig 5:00 pm
Sweet Potato Dig @ Levy Park
Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
One potato, two potato, three potato, FOUR! Bring out the whole family to  join us for a Sweet Potato Dig in our very own community gardens. You can even take one home with you! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
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Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Hands-on discovery of what’s lurking beneath the murky bay waters. Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise – Galveston Bay. Meet our volunteer guides at the Nature Center at 10:00 am for a brief orientation and restroom break before we drive towards the bay. Explorations generally last 75 minutes. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Discover the wetlands with a close-up look at the critters, grasses and birds that inhabit the marshland and bay.   Tour activities include hands-on-seining, fiddler crab sightings and more under the guidance  of  Friends of Galveston Island State Park (FoGISP) volunteers. WhatRead More →
Prairie Prowl at Sheldon Lake 10:30 am
Prairie Prowl at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Sep 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Prairie Prowl at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center | Houston | Texas | United States
Come join us on a leisurely stroll through the prairie as we check out all the plants and animals that live here! Come out to Sheldon Lake State Park to walk along the boardwalk and see the amazing habitat in our coastal prairie and seasonal wetlands.  We will talk about some of the plants and animals that live in this environment while enjoying a stroll! Sheldon Lake State Park does not require any fees or pre-registration for this program.  Please make sure to bring your water, bug spray, binoculars, and closed-toe shoes.  All programs will meet at the Pond Center, the first building at theRead More →