Stand Up Paddle Boarding on Buffalo Bayou

Come out and enjoy some time on Buffalo Bayou and see a side of Houston you haven’t seen before. Stand up paddle boarding is a great way to get out and enjoy the day while getting some exercise. Bayou City Adventures offers rentals all day on Sundays and all skill levels are welcome and encouraged. […]

New Park in Bellaire Opens Saturday

Houston has another urban park to brag about. Evelyn’s Park is in Bellaire located where Teas Nursery once stood. The opening festivities are Saturday, April 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 4400 Bellaire. There will be a mini-farmer’s market, food, wine and beer tastings, and family activities. The park has been built with […]

Phenology Hike at Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

Join Houston Arboretum & Nature Center for a naturalist-led Phenology Hike April 22 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. You will explore seasonal changes on one of four different Phenology Trails, record your observations, and participate in the national Citizen Science effort sponsored by the USA National Phenology Network. Bring your binoculars or borrow a […]

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 […]

Kayaking on Buffalo Bayou

Come out Saturday (any Saturday)  and enjoy some time on Buffalo Bayou and see a side of Houston you haven’t seen before. Kayaking is a great way to get out and enjoy the day while getting some exercise. All ages and skill levels are welcome and encouraged. Kayak rentals are at Lost Lake at Buffalo […]

Houston Zoo Family Nature Club

What better way to celebrate Earth Day than by spending time in nature as a family!  Head to the Houston Arboretum for the Houston Zoo Family Nature Club on April 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The festivities include guided nature walks, an adventure play set up, and seed ball making with Families in Nature! […]

Migration Celebration – San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge

Migration Celebration is April 22 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in southern Brazoria County, Texas at the San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge. It is sponsored by the Friends of the Brazoria Wildlife Refuges in cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Texas Mid-Coast National Wildlife Refuge Complex. Migration Celebration activities are centered on the […]

Houston Urban Paddling Trails

For a good article on the urban paddling trails in Texas check out the article in the Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine titled Gently Down the Stream. There are trails mentioned in Austin, Dallas and San Antonio but Houston is the only city that has two featured. Buffalo Bayou and Armand Bayou are two distinctly different […]

Spring Fruit Tree Sale – Urban Harvest Farmers Market

Join Urban Harvest April 15 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for the Spring Fruit Tree Sale to explore varieties of fruit trees that are acclimated to our climate and soil. Varieties are subject to availability and will be posted on the website closer to the event. The event is at the Urban Harvest Farmers […]

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