Beautify the Bucket Competition

Artist Boat is hosting a “Beautify the Bucket” Competition this September to enhance the aesthetics of Galveston beaches and help reduce marine debris on the beach. Individuals, groups, and organizations can register to paint one of the blue trash receptacles on the beach according to one of the competition’s themes. For more information please visit our […]

Hike George Bush Park

George Bush Park is located in far west Houston off of Fry Road and I-10. It connects to Terry Hershey park where you can hike or bike all the way to Beltway 8 and then into the City to Buffalo Bayou Park. This unique trail is all asphalt and concrete and does not require you to […]

Trail Restoration – Bayou Land Conservancy

With the floods earlier this year, many of the trails in Northwest Houston along the Spring Creek Greenway need to be cleaned up and restored to their previous beautiful condition. Bayou Land Conservancy, who helps maintain these trails, is asking for your help. Most of the cleanup dates on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 […]

Community Gardens Sprout in Houston

Thanks to Urban Harvest, there are over 100 community gardens in the Greater Houston area at schools, churches, community centers, and civic associations. Besides helping communities build and maintain these gardens, Urban Harvest sponsors Farmer’s Markets, classes on growing and more. Check out their website and best of all see their map of all the […]

Introduction to Geocaching at Pundt Park

Bring a GPS unit or GPS enabled smart phone to Pundt Park at 429 Spring Creek Dr. to learn about the worldwide scavenger hunt known as Geocaching and then spend some time searching for the many that are hidden on the Spring Creek Greenway. The event is July 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. […]

Take an Art Walk at UH

To see one of the largest university art collections in the country, visit the University of Houston main campus. Begun in 1966, UH established a policy that would dedicate one per cent of the construction cost of all future building projects for works of art. Scattered throughout the campus, the University believed that a public […]

Stand Up Paddleboarding on Sylvan Beach

Come join SurfSUP Texas July 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Boat House on Sylvan Beach for paddleboarding.  Sylvan Beach, located at 812 North Bayshore Dr. in La Porte, is the only sandy beach in Harris County. Classes are $35 and last an hour and rentals are $10 for 20 minutes of […]

Armand Bayou Nature Center

One of the best places around Houston to get outdoors is Armand Bayou Nature Center, one of our esteemed founding partners. This Saturday they have a number of events including a breakfast pontoon boat ride, guided canoe tours, a guided trail hike, farm life and natural history demonstrations, and a sunset pontoon boat cruise. Look […]

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 […]

Turtle Patrol – Galveston Island State Park

While most of us are getting ready to relax for the weekend and eat dinner, park rangers continue their work and patrol the beaches for critters. We want you to help and join us July 22 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. You can become a citizen scientist, and help the park to understand more about the […]

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