Visit Houston Audubon Society Sanctuary

Within its 17.5 acres of hardwood and pine forest and freshwater habitats, the Edith L Moore Nature Sanctuary provides an important home for native wildlife. Resident mammals, migratory songbirds, shorebirds, birds of prey and a variety of species of reptiles and amphibians live within the sanctuary. Within Rummel Creek and the ponds of the sanctuary, […]

Westchase District Farmers Market

Located in the parking lot of St. Cyril of Alexandria Catholic Church, this farmers market is open during the week on Thursdays from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Just off Beltway 8 and Westheimer, the market is a great stopping off point for people headed home after a busy day at work. Try it out […]

Putting Wetlands to Work in Your Hometown

Find out ways to use the natural benefits of wetland plants and soil in our cities and suburbs while also providing much-needed habitat at the monthly Lunch Bunch at Mercer Botanic Gardens. Presented by Mary Carol Edwards of Texas Coastal Watershed Program through Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas Sea Grant. Lunch Bunch is a […]

Sunset Pontoon Cruise on Armand Bayou

Join Armand Bayou Nature Center for a relaxing and educational sunset trip to observe the wildlife of Armand Bayou aboard the Bayou Ranger, an electric pontoon boat. The board departs from Bay Area Park July 14 at 6:30 p.m. for a 1 1/2 hour cruise. Reservations are required so call 281 474-2551 ext. 10. The […]

Wildscape Escape at Sheldon Lake State Park

Come escape the hustle and bustle July 8 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. with activities to help you unwind while in Sheldon Lake State Park’s beautiful wildscape garden Every Sunday is a different arts and crafts activity in the wildscape garden (directly across from the Park’s Headquarters) . All supplies and fun are provided, […]

Johnny Steel Dog Park Re-Opens

Buffalo Bayou Partnership is happy to report that the Johnny Steele Dog Park has officially re-opened!  Changes to the dog park will enhance the site’s overall functionality for dogs and their owners as well as the Buffalo Bayou Park maintenance team. Key improvements include: A new, separate entry portal for small dogs Reconfigured fencing around the small […]

Hike Brazos Bend State Park

Selected as one of the best state parks in the U.S., Brazos Bend State Park is just a hop, skip and a jump down I-59 South. The hiking there is excellent with trails such as the 40-Acre Lake Loop Trail, Elm Lake Loop Trail, Hale Lake Loop Trail, Red Buckeye Trail, Whiteoak Trail, Bluestem Trail, […]

Happy 4th of July

Celebrate this wonderful country by getting outside today (preferably early in the day).

Artist Boat Bucket Brigade Beach Tours

Join Artist Boat on a free Bucket Brigade Interpretive Beach Tour July 4-8 and explore the creatures and features that make Galveston’s coastal and marine ecosystems so special! Tours last approximately one hour and involve hands-on activities to give visitors an appreciation for Galveston’s different but not “dirty” beaches. Bucket Brigade Tours explore questions such as Why […]

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a boat tour of Buffalo Bayou to see the wonderful bat colony that calls Houston home. The tour is July 7 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and departs from Allen’s Landing. Learn more about these thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Led by a […]