Hike Lake Livingston State Park

Lake Livingston State Park is one of the few parks in the area that is located directly on the shores of the lake. While the hikes at the park are not long and challenging, they are great hikes for getting your family out to experience walking in nature. The six individual trails include the 3-mile […]

Texas City Nature Challenge

Buffalo Bayou Park is a location in the City Nature Challenge, a competition between Dallas/Ft. Worth, Austin and Houston! Represent Houston and join Texas Parks & Wildlife, Texas Master Naturalists, the Audubon Society, and others in a fun challenge to see which city can document the most species. See the CNC Facebook event page for more information. […]

Poet Trees are Back At Buffalo Bayou Park

April is National Poetry Month and “poet-trees” are back at Eleanor Tinsley Park! Visitors can write poems, quotes, and wishes on tags and hang them on the trees for others to read. The program is part of the Writers in the Schools program that promotes creative writing in the Houston schools. You can also snap a pic […]

Volunteer Day at Buffalo Bayou Park

Houstonians, ages 9 and up, are invited to join Buffalo Bayou Partnership for community-wide volunteer day April 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Buffalo Bayou Park. Whether volunteering as a large or small group, or individually, your efforts will lead to a healthier environment and a more aesthetically pleasing amenity for all to enjoy. Volunteers […]

Getting Involved with the Outdoors

One of our partners, Bayou Land Conservancy is holding a Brews and Bayous Mixer for its members and anyone interested in becoming a member. The mixer is April 27 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at 11 Below Brewing, 6820 Bourgeois Rd. in Northwest Houston. Bayou Land Conservancy is the Houston region’s leading conservation easement holder, […]

Kids encounter a 3 Toed Box Turtle at the Nature Discovery Center

Nurture Nature Festival Today

The annual Nurture Nature Festival at the Baytown Nature Center, 6213 Bayway is TODAY from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The free, family event introduces visitors to the reptiles, birds, fish and native plants of the Baytown area through fun activities for all interests and levels. Exciting children’s games, informational exhibits, live animals and a […]

Owl Prowl Night Hike – Armand Bayou Nature Center

Join Armand Bayou Nature Center April 8 at 7:15 p.m. on a beautiful 2 hour hike through the woods as you look for owls and listen to the fascinating sounds of the night. Don’t forget your walking shoes/boots and flashlight! Ages 6 to adult only please. $10 Advance reservations required. 281 474-2551 ext. 10 Armand […]

Hike Kleb Woods Nature Preserve

Kleb Woods, located in far northwest Harris county, was part of a family farm owned by one of the original German descendants to the Cypress area in 1840. It became a nature preserve in 1994 and has grown ever since. There is a nature and history center, picnic areas, restrooms, a hiking trail and campsites. […]

Houston Art Car Parade

The pinnacle of Houston Art Car Parade Weekend is the Parade itself! On April 8, 2017 nearly 300 jaw-dropping cars, bikes, skaters, and motorized creatures will roll through the streets of Houston, making it the largest gathering of its kind in the world, and one of the biggest annual events in Houston. The parade starts […]

Bucket Brigade Beach Tour

Bucket Brigade Interpretive Beach Tours provide FREE hands-on exploration of questions such as “Why is the water brown?” “How is Seaweed a good thing?” and “How do I connect to the ocean?” You will discover the creatures and features that make Galveston’s marine and coastal ecosystems so special! Tours are guided by college students and […]