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Nov
19
Sun
2017
Fall 2017 Interfaith Environmental Stewardship Event @ The Gathering Place
Nov 19 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

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The Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church, Congregation Brith Shalom, and The Blue Mosque, in partnership with the Willow Waterhole Greenspace Conservancy, are calling people of all faiths, or no faith at all, to join in caring for our shared environment on Sunday, Nov. 19, from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. We will engage in hands-on environmental stewardship at the Willow Waterhole Conservation Reserve. This event will offer activities for all ages and skill levels, so bring the whole family, neighbors, and friends.

Meet at The Gathering Place, 5310 South Willow Dr., Houston 77035 to sign in. Metro bus line 7 stops nearby and line 49 is not far.

Tools/supplies will be provided.

To register, visit this event’s EventBrite page.

Nov
21
Tue
2017
Katy Prairie Tuesday Workdays @ Indiangrass Preserve's Native Seed Nursery
Nov 21 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Katy Prairie Tuesday Workdays @ Indiangrass Preserve's Native Seed Nursery | Waller | Texas | United States
Every Tuesday from 9 am – 3 pm, KPC Volunteers meet at the Indiangrass Preserve’s Native Seed Nursery to water, weed, and pot seedlings. These plants are used to help restore native prairies on KPC properties and in other locations. Occasionally Field Days are held at a different location – email info@katyprairie.org for more details.
Volunteers are needed on a regular basis for tons of other projects. Put yourself on the volunteer email list by emailing info@katyprairie.org Thanks!

Sheldon Lake Prairie Restoration @ Sheldon Lake Sate Park & Environmental Learning Center
Nov 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Sheldon Lake Prairie Restoration @ Sheldon Lake Sate Park & Environmental Learning Center | Houston | Texas | United States

Every Tuesday. Join volunteers to help with the ongoing restoration of historic tall grass prairie. Activities include separating and potting rescued grasses, planting mature grasses and collecting seed. No training necessary. Held at Sheldon Lake State Park and Environmental Learning Center, 14140 Garrett Road, Houston, Texas 77044.

Rice University Farmers Market @ Rice University
Nov 21 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Image result for Rice University Farmers MarketThe Rice Farmers Market is open every Tuesday, rain or shine, from 3:30 PM until 6:30 PM at Entrance 13B off of 5600 Greenbriar Dr. Parking is free. The Rice University Farmers Market supports activities, goods and services that promote community education about the benefits of eating fresh, locally produced food. No cash? Not a problem. The market has tokens that can be purchased with a check and used for purchases with our vendors. If you would like to become a vendor, please check out their Rice Farmers Market Rules and Rice Farmers Market Online Application.

Nov
22
Wed
2017
Children’s Nature Classes at Armand Bayou Nature Center @ Armand Bayou Nature Center
Nov 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Children's Nature Classes at Armand Bayou Nature Center @ Armand Bayou Nature Center | Pasadena | Texas | United States

Looking for a place to get your children outdoors? ABNC’s EcoClasses will allow your child to explore, discover and observe (STEM). Join us for some great nature experiences! Check out their website at abnc.orgfor details or call 713-274-2668 to reserve your spot.

EcoTots are for children 18 months to 36 months with an adult every Friday.
EcoKids are for children ages 3 to 6 every Wednesday and Friday.
EcoSchoolers are for homeschool children ages 7 to 12 every Wednesday and Friday.

Nature Discovery Center’s Nature Story Time @ Nature Discovery Center
Nov 22 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

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Nature Story Time is held every Wednesday at 4 PM.

Get absorbed in our stories, puppets, specimens, songs and more! Nature Story Time is primarily for preschoolers and their caregivers.

This is a FREE, drop-in program.

As a courtesy, please call the Center to let us know if you are coming with a group of 6 or more so that we can be sure to have enough materials on hand for everyone.

For more events by the Nature Discovery Center, visit their event Calendar!

 

 

Nov
23
Thu
2017
Stormwater Wetland Program Volunteer Opportunity
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stormwater Wetland Program Volunteer Opportunity

The Texas Coastal Watershed Program holds weekly volunteer days for their stormwater wetland program, 9am-12pm on Thursdays. Volunteers help propagate plants in the wetland plant nursery at Exploration Green in Clear Lake City, or at the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory in Lake Jackson.  The stormwater wetland program is developing demonstration projects to show  how wetlands can be designed into flood control basins to clean contaminants from surface runoff,  protect our bayous and bays, and provide a refuge for wildlife. A schedule and more information is available by contacting Mcedwards@tamu.edu.

Nov
24
Fri
2017
#OptOutside Sims Bayou – Buffalo Run Park ~10.1 Miles @ Buffalo Run Park
Nov 24 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Houston Area Trails & More
Friday, November 24 at 8:00 AM

It has been four years since we walked Sims Bayou. So it’s time to revisit this waterway and see the improvements in access that have been made in th…

#OptOutside Sims Bayou – Buffalo Run Park ~10.1 Miles

Friday, Nov 24, 2017, 8:00 AM

Buffalo Run Park
1122 Buffalo Run Missouri City, TX

3 Hiking Enthusiasts Attending

It has been four years since we walked Sims Bayou.  So it’s time to revisit this waterway and see the improvements in access that have been made in the last few years. We’re starting early just in case anyone needs to get shopping done too.Gathering Place: Look for us in the main parking area off Buffalo Run Drive.  Neither Google nor Apple reliab…

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