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 […]

Arbor Day in Houston January 24

Arbor Day is a day set aside in which individuals and groups are encouraged to plant, care for and appreciate trees. The date is different across the country based on climate and location but Houston’s day is this Saturday, January 24. One of the biggest Arbor Day celebrations in Houston is at the Houston Arboretum & Nature […]

Learn to Journal About Nature

For all of you writers in waiting, head to Galveston Island State Park Friday, January 23 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. for a class on nature journaling. Nature journals are tools of the outdoor trade that contain scientific information along with your personal history. Journals do not just have to be filled with words. Add […]

Fish for White Bass at Jesse Jones Park

Check one of my favorite parks in the area for a day of White Bass fishing on Saturday, January 24 from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon. Bring out the family for a morning of fishing in Spring Creek, and perhaps take advantage of the seasonal white bass spawning run. Bring your own fishing tackle and […]

Sunday in Nature at Armand Bayou

Join Armand Bayou Nature Center for a day of FREE ADMISSION sponsored by Dow Chemical company this Sunday, January 18 from noon until 5:00 p.m. Designed to inspire families to get outside and to foster an appreciation for ABNC and our natural world, the program we will focus on a different topic each month. There […]