Guided Canoe Tour on Armand Bayou

Come along on a morning of education and adventure, paddling on a guided tour along Armand Bayou with Armand Bayou Nature Center on Saturday, May 28 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Observe numerous birds, reptiles, and deer who are starting their day at the water’s edge. Beginning and experienced canoeists welcome. Meet at Bay […]

Nature Story Time at The Nature Discovery Center

Come join the Nature Discovery Center in the heart of Bellaire at 7112 Newcastle on Wednesday afternoons at 4 p.m. for a special Nature Story Time. Each week they will read books on different nature topics and then invite the kids to join in for a fun craft or nature walk!  Live animal demonstrations, specimens […]

Houston Museum of Natural Science

With all the rain lately, make today an indoor nature day by visiting the Houston Museum of Natural Science, one of the most visited museums in the U.S. If the sun does come out, it is just a short walk to the McGovern Centennial Garden, Hermann Park and the Houston Zoo. You can’t go wrong, […]

Go Fish! – Galveston Island State Park

Head to Galveston State Park May 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to learn the basics of fishing. Families can learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities. Take away a fishing fun pack and enter the drawing for door prizes. Equipment and bait provided or bring your own. No fishing license necessary. Adults […]

Outdoor Guides of Houston

Besides this great site,which gives you maps and links to some of the best sites for where to go and what to do in the outdoors, there are also some guides you can buy such as Canoeing and Kayaking Houston Waterways by Natalie H. Wiest and 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles Houston by Laurie Roddy. […]

Fishing Around Houston

Last weekend the Houston Chronicle had a very extensive article on how to get your family fishing for the first time. The article, “State Makes Fishing 101 as Easy as A-B-C”, written by Shannon Tompkins offers suggestions on finding classes at the State Parks with the Go Fish! program as well as great fishing holes […]

Visit Galveston’s East End Lagoon Preserve

This video is about the East End Lagoon Park and Nature Preserve (EEL) on Galveston Island, Texas. A project of the Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council, the EEL is a unique and valuable area spanning almost 700 acres of diverse habitat on the barrier island’s east end. There are a number of kayak tours each […]

Firefly Friday at Armand Bayou Nature Center

Join Armand Bayou Nature Center on a fascinating walk through the woods to look for fireflies this Friday, May 20 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Don’t forget your walking shoes and bug spray! Please ages 6 to adult only. Advance reservations are required. The cost is $8 with a discount to members. Call 281 […]