Nature 101: Domains & Kingdoms at the Arboretum

Hike the Big Thicket

Join Brandt Mannchen on a journey of discovery to the rarely visited prairies of close by  Big Thicket National Preserve. Hosted by NPAT & Houston Sierra Club, this event takes place Saturday, October 25 from 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.. Click here to register and get directions. Carpooling is available at the Starbucks parking lot near Beck’s Prime […]

Owl Prowl Olympics and Bay Hike

Head to Galveston Island State Park Friday, October 14 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. for the Owl Prowl Olympics and Bay Hike. See how some animals are amazing athletes while you explore the beautiful sunset over the prairie and Galveston Bay ecosystem. The weather is going to fantastic and the colors in the sky […]

Huntsville State Park Video

If you’ve wanted to visit Huntsville State Park but haven’t gotten around to it, view the video below compliments of Texas Parks & Wildlife Department to help make up your mind. The park is beautiful this time of year and offers miles of hiking, a great lake to fish or kayak and numerous campsites.

Free Day at Armand Bayou Today

Join Armand Bayou Nature Center for a day of FREE ADMISSION sponsored by Dow Chemical company today from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. This once a month program is designed to inspire families to get outside and to foster an appreciation for the arboretum and our natural world. Each month the arboretum will focus on […]

Zombie Apocalypse Walk Today in Galveston

Galveston Island State Park is hosting a Zombie Apocalypse Walk today, October 18 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the park. Grab your kids and head to Galveston to learn how to live without all your comforts of life. Have you wondered about your abilities to live in the wild, such as after an […]

Grand Opening of McGovern Centennial Gardens

The old rose garden at Hermann Park has been rebuilt as the McGovern Centennial Gardens, which is located on the northeast side of the park next to the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Join Hermann Park Conservancy Saturday, October 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for the grand opening of the gardens. The new […]

Hike Goose Creek Stream Greenbelt Trail

This 4.8 mile out-and-back trail follows the shores of Goose Creek from Tabbs Bay. It winds through two parks before exiting onto a hike and bike trail along TX 255 and Goose Creek. The Greenbelt is an ongoing project in Baytown that extends from downtown Baytown to Bayland Park Marina. There is not much traffic […]

Learn to Fish at Galveston Island State Park

Take the family to Galveston Island State Park Saturday, October 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon for a morning of fishing and learning. Families can learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities. Fishing is one of the easiest and most relaxing things you can do with your children. Off course the catching […]

Galveston Island State Park Video

Thanks to the very talented people at Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, you can view the video of Galveston Island State Park. Just 50 miles from downtown Houston, Galveston Island State Park is a gem of a park. It runs from the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico to Galveston Bay offering two very different habitats […]

Buffalo Bayou Twilight Bat Kayak Tour

Join Bayou City Adventures for their Buffalo Bayou Twilight Bat Kayak Tour October 16 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Bat tour is a very unique way of experiencing Houston. The tour, which is roughly 2-2.5 hours allows you the opportunity to see the sun set on the water as you paddle through the […]