Katy Prairie Conservancy Wins Proud Partner Award

The Katy Prairie Conservancy is one of Get Out Here Houston’s partners and, along with MD Anderson, and Asakura Robinson was awarded the Proud Partner Award from Keep Houston Beautiful at the 33rd Annual Mayor’s Proud Partners Luncheon. This award is given to organizations who have demonstrated a commitment to keeping Houston beautiful. The MD Anderson […]

Bayou Greenways in Houston

Molly Glentzer wrote an article in the Houston Chronicle highlighting the positive impact the Bayou Greenways 2020 project has had on Houston and the surrounding area. Take a look at the article “Bayou Greenways nonprofit sees groundswell of support after Harvey“.

Houston Arboretum

Zoo Lights for the Holidays

To see some of the prettiest Christmas lights in Houston head to the Houston Zoo for Zoo Lights November 18 – January 14 where over two million lights will be on display throughout the zoo. Try to go during the weeks since weekends are really, really crowded. The gates open at 6:00 p.m. and close […]

Holiday with the Cranes on Galveston Island

As Sandhill Cranes begin to arrive on Galveston Island to roost and forage later this month, the Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council opens registration for Holiday with the Cranes. The event is December 9-10 at various locations on the island. Registration is required. Holiday with the Cranes is a new island experience that offers nature enthusiasts a unique opportunity […]

Sunday Streets – December 3

Sunday Streets HTX is an 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 event is the Energy Corridor (Eldridge Pkwy), from Briar Forest to Enclave Pkwy. […]

Eco-Art Kayak Adventure – Cypress Swamp

Join Artist Boat December 2 at 10:00 a.m. for a four hour guided kayak and eco-art adventure on Cypress Swamp. The cost is $50 per person. All public adventures are guided and interpretive via kayak to places on near Galveston Bay carefully chosen for their natural significance. The lead guides are ACA certified kayak instructors […]

See Galveston in the Winter

There is no better place to be during the hot months of summer than the beach, but to see it during winter is really special, The lighting is different, the crowds are less and the air is crystal clear. You can also take a beach or bay hike at Galveston Island State Park most Saturday […]

Paddle Trails Near Houston

For a list of paddle trails in and around Houston, you might want to check out the Bayou Preservation Association website. Their site offers the following: Described below are public areas to put in and take out a canoe or kayak, and several recommended trips. To make locating each route easier, Harris County Key Map pages […]

Become an Outdoors-Woman with TPWD

Texas Parks & Wildlife has developed a program “to provide an atmosphere where women feel comfortable learning new skills associated with hunting, fishing, and other outdoor activities, in a supportive and non-threatening environment.” Called Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW), the program offers workshops that often span a weekend, usually beginning on Friday around noon and lasting […]

Surfing Lessons

The Bayou City Adventures Surfing Classes are fun for all ages and skill levels. If you have ever wanted to learn how to surf, now is the perfect opportunity to learn from certified instructors right here on our local beaches. The surf classes are great for individuals or groups. They are held at the Ocean […]