Welcome Gulf Coast Bird Observatory

Get Out Here Houston Gulf Coast welcomes its newest partner, Gulf Coast Bird Observatory. Located in Lake Jackson, this bird center is an independent, non-profit organization designed for the conservation of birds. It conducts migration studies, habitat enhancement, land acquisition, regional habitat mapping and more for the birds along the Texas Gulf Coast. While this […]

White Oak Bayou Bridge Bash

After a few re-schedulings, the White Oak Bayou Bridge Bash is back on. Community members, bicyclists, runners, environmentalists and the general public are invited to join in the “Bridge Bash” festivities Saturday, May 2 from 10:00 a.m. to noon at 707 N. Shepherd Drive in the Heights. This is a dedication ceremony to celebrate the completion […]

Hike the Trails in Timberlane

In North Houston each of I-45 and just north of Mercer Arboretum is Timberlane where numerous trails and parks have been created by the Timberlane Utility District. This waterboard group has created one of the best examples of living in nature in an older neighborhood in the area. The parks and facilities include: Timber Lane […]

Cypress Creek Cleanup Saturday May 2

Cleaning up the creeks and bayous is an ongoing thing that unfortunately will never go away. However, having regular cleanups makes such an impact on not just those waterways but the Gulf of Mexico where they all eventually drain to. Help Bayou Preservation Association and Bayou City Adventures this Saturday, May 2 from 9:00 a.m. […]

TPWD Stocking Lakes With Catfish

Texas Parks and Wildlife stocked both Community Park Lake in Missouri City and Mary Jo Peckham Park in Katy last Friday with catfish that are big enough to catch and keep. These are two good parks to take young anglers to catch their first fish and with the stocking of fish, the chances of this […]

Surfing Classes Are Back

The Bayou City Adventures Surfing Classes are back starting Saturday, May 2. These one-hour classes are offered Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., and 5:00 p.m. Meet at the Ocean Village Hotel in Surfside. The classes are fun for all ages and skill levels. If you have ever wanted to learn […]

Heights Culture Cycling Tour

Join Bayou City Adventures today, April 26 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for a bike ride through the Heights. Bayou City Adventures plants to explore one of Houston’s most unique neighborhoods. Established in the 1890’s The Heights has experienced many changes before becoming one of Houston’s hottest neighborhoods. Come learn the neighborhood history and […]

Sunday Streets – April 26

Sunday Streets HTX is a pilot initiative to promote and improve the health of Houstonians. Sunday Streets HTX will open a stretch of streets normally reserved for vehicle traffic to allow cycling, walking, dancing, socializing and provide a family-friendly opportunity to be physically active. The location for the April Sunday Streets is 19th Street in the Heights between Heights Blvd. […]

Dive the Flower Gardens

While diving and snorkeling are not activities most people think of when they think of the Texas coast, there is one of the best dive spots in the Gulf of Mexico. The Flower Gardens is a National Marine Sanctuary 100 miles off the Texas Coast. Manta rays, whale sharks, coral heads bigger than cars, hundreds of […]

Hike the Parks of Precinct 4

Harris County Precinct 4 is home to the most parks in the county. I have taken this list from the Precinct 4 website so that you can see what is there and maybe head out for a hike, a paddle, a bike, or just a picnic. 100 Acre Wood Preserve Bane Park Bayer Park Burroughs […]