Artist Boat Bucket Brigade Beach Tours

Join Artist Boat on a free Bucket Brigade Interpretive Beach Tour May 26 -28 and explore the creatures and features that make Galveston’s coastal and marine ecosystems so special! Tours last approximately one hour and involve hands-on activities to give visitors an appreciation for Galveston’s different but not “dirty” beaches. Bucket Brigade Tours explore questions such […]

Bay Explorations at Galveston Island State Park

Meet Galveston Island State Park’s volunteer and park ranger guides at the Nature Center at 10:00 a.m. May 20 for a 75 minute exploration of the bay side of the park. The bay side is where the hiking trails in the park exist as well as some of the observation towers that give you a sweeping […]

Farmers Market Bike Ride

Life in H-town is constantly evolving, in a large part thanks to our local Farmers Markets.  Did you know many of our local restaurateurs shop at the markets each week for handcrafted cheeses, local produce, baked goods and locally sourced organic meats?  Join Bayou City Outdoors May 19 at 8:30 a.m. for a tour of the farmers markets in the Heights […]

Hike the Timber Lane Utility District Parks

Many of the Municipal Utility Districts (MUDs) in the unincorporated parts of the Houston area have been building parks and hiking trails the past few years in many north and northwest Houston neighborhoods to help with flooding and to add amenities to areas that are not serviced by other agencies. One that you really should […]

See The Cistern in Color

Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) commissioned pioneering artist Carlos Cruz-Diez to create a site-specific work for the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern, a 1926 underground city water reservoir that BBP restored, repurposed and revealed in 2016. Color, movement and perception are the primary subjects in the work of famed Franco-Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez (b. 1923, Caracas). In […]

Wetland Restoration in Katy Prairie

This post is from the Katy Prairie Conservancy. Representatives from the Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC), Newfield Foundation, and Duck Unlimited broke ground on a wetlands restoration project on Katy Prairie Conservancy’s land.  This important project will create nearly 45 acres of wetlands in Waller County.  Among those representing the various entities were Mary Anne Piacentini, President […]

Houston Arboretum Bird Survey

Calling all experienced birders! Help the Houston Arboretum monitor bird populations throughout the year on the third Saturday of every month. Meet in front of the Nature Center at 8:00 a.m. and join a member of the Arboretum’s conservation team as they walk the trails documenting bird activity. Please bring your own binoculars. The event ends […]

Volunteer at Buffalo Bayou Park

Houstonians, ages 9 and up, are invited to join Buffalo Bayou Partnership for community-wide volunteer days at Buffalo Bayou Park happening the third Saturday of each month. Come Meet at the Water Works, 105 Sabine Street, May 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. to help keep Buffalo Bayou Park one of the best parks in the country. Whether […]

Kayak Rides at Discovery Green

Join Bayou City Adventures at Discovery for 15 minute kayak rides on the lake. Children must be signed in by a parent or guardian, no exceptions. This is a great way to see if you or your kids like to kayak. Parents, you don’t have to ride if you do not want to. You have the […]

Geocaching 101 at Galveston Island State Park

Please join the rangers May 12 at 1:00 p.m. for a special program at the Nature Center, where you will use GPS units, learn about low-cost alternatives, and ways to get kids excited about the outdoors. Before you join the group you must pay the park entry fee and be aware that all children must […]