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Super Bowl Sunday

The weather is suspect and the Super Bowl is tonight so why not stay in, eat too much, drink too much, and just relax.

Keep the Outdoors Beautiful by Recycling

One of the great things about the outdoors its beauty and one way to keep it beautiful is by recycling instead of just dumping or littering. If you go on any trail or waterway in Houston, the trash you see the most are plastic bags and plastic water bottles. If we use our own water […]

2015 Galveston FeatherFest & Nature PhotoFest Coming

It’s not too early to start planning for the 13th Galveston FeatherFest & Nature PhotoFest April 9-12. This four-day event is the ideal event for anyone who is a birder, hopes to be a birder, loves wildlife, lives for the outdoors, or just wants to try something new. The FeatherFest website says it best, so […]

Hike the Lone Star Hiking Trail

Located just north of Houston is the Lone Star Hiking Trail, a 96 mile trail with 32 miles of additional loops and crossover trails. It is located in the Sam Houston National Forest and runs continuously from South of Richards, Texas to just Northwest of Cleveland, Texas. It is the longest continuous trail in Texas […]

Voice Lessons With the Birds

In one of the more unique State Parks events, head to Brazos Bend State Park Sunday, February 1 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. to learn how to sing better by being outside and listening to nature. Get outside and sing with the birds! Feeling inadequate as a singer? Music is therapeutic for all and […]

Owl Prowl With Houston Audubon

Join Houston Audubon for a fun and educational presentation about our local owls.  The event is scheduled for Friday, January 30 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Sims Bayou Nature Center at 3997 River Drive. Meet three live rehabilitated owls in the Bayou Barn and take a hike through the woods in search of wild […]

Dog Park at Buffalo Bayou Park

If you haven’t made it to the new Johnny Steele Dog Park in Buffalo Bayou Park, today may be the perfect day to go. The weather is great and the dogs are itching to get outside – at least mine is. This is the largest dog park in Houston and is located in one of […]

Start Training for the MS-150

Bike Barn offers free rides every weekend on Saturday and Sunday for those who want to get in a long ride with a group. Tomorrow there are two rides in the area both from 7:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. West University Bike Barn Join Bike Barn West University for a route that covers a variety […]

Bayou Greenways Project

The Houston Parks Board and several private foundations are collaborating to put all the bayous in Houston on the map as major outdoor venues. Below is just a brief part of what the Bayou Greenways 2020 Project includes according to the Houston Parks Board Website: The Houston Parks Board is embarking on the boldest and […]

Hike Lake Livingston State Park

Lake Livingston State Park is one of the few parks in the area that is located directly on the shores of the lake. While the hikes at the park are not long and challenging, they are great hikes for getting your family out to experience walking in nature. The six individual trails include the 3-mile […]