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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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Nov
25
Sat
2017
Sims Bayou Townwood Park West Hike ~11.1 Miles @ Townwood Community Center
Nov 25 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Houston Area Trails & More
Saturday, November 25 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…

Sims Bayou Townwood Park West Hike ~11.1 Miles

Saturday, Nov 25, 2017, 8:00 AM

Townwood Community Center
3402 Simsbrook Drive Houston, 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 parking area for the Townwood Community Center.https://goo.gl/maps/8VB3G…

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Interpreting Nature workshop series @ Spring Creek Greenway Nature Center
Nov 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

http://www.springcreekgreenway.org/naturecenter.htm

In-field workshop for those who wish to lead nature walks. Conversations to help provide talking points on a wide variety of topics.

Call for each month’s topic or for more details or to sign up for monthly e-mail notices. Send your request to nature.center@mctx.org. 281-364-4225.

Bring a notebook, writing instruments, folding stool, or chair–or a plastic bag to sit on, snacks.

Nov
29
Wed
2017
EPIC Service Club in Baytown, TX @ Eddie V. Grey Wetlands Education Center
Nov 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Education Center and the Baytown Nature Center are hosting a free service learning club for high school teens.

Under the supervision of Christina Butcher, Baytown Nature Center Naturalist, and Wetlands Center Education Coordinator, Jina Faith, high school students, who wish to make a difference in the community, make new friends, and/or gain volunteer hours while having fun, meet Wednesday afternoons from 4-5 pm.

Participation in small conservation projects develops teamwork skills and environmental responsibility to enable the students to pick, plan and implement a larger conservation project of their choice.

For additional information, contact: Jina.Faith@baytown.org or phone 281-420-7140 or Christina.Butcher@baytown.org or phone 281-420-7130.

 

Environmental Protectors Initiating Change (EPIC) is an afterschool club that meets weekly at the Wetlands Education Center, 1724 Market Street, Baytown to learn about and solve coastal environmental problems through hands-on projects.

 

For more events in Baytown, TX, visit Baytown’s Activities & Events calendar.

Dec
2
Sat
2017
Baytown Nature Center’s Nurture Nature Series @ Baytown Nature Center
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The popular program is the first Saturday of each month from 10-noon, with the exception of April. Each month’s program covers a different and unique topic. The program is free with regular admission.


Past, Present, and Future Program Topics

August 2017 – Bicycle Rode

September 2017 – Cancelled due to Hurricane Harvey

October 2017 – Family Outdoor Camping

November 2017 – Nature Photography

December 2017 – Birding

January 2018 – TBA

February 2018 – TBA


All topics are family friendly and hands-on. Bring the family for a fun, educational morning; then stay to picnic, hike, fish or just relax…what a great way to spend a morning!

For information on admission prices, visit Baytown Nature Center.

 

For more events by Baytown Nature Center, visit their Event Calendar!

Nature Discovery Center’s Tree ID Walk @ Nature Center front porch
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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We meet on the Nature Center front porch.

Fall is a great time to learn more about trees! Some may even put on a colorful display as the season progresses. Jim McKee, a Master Naturalist, tree lover, and bird watcher will be leading more walks in the park this fall to teach us how to identify the trees that live here in Russ Pitman Park. Jim shares lots of interesting historical and biological facts about the many species of trees we have in Russ Pitman Park as well as how to identify them. You are welcome to come to one or all!

This is a FREE, drop-in program. No registration required.

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

Baytown Nature Center’s Full Moon Hike @ Baytown Nature Center
Dec 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

The monthly 90 minute hikes begin just after sunset. Hikers are asked to wear comfortable clothing. Small children should not attend since hikers have a better chance of viewing nocturnal animals in a relatively quiet atmosphere. Routes and start times vary monthly. Meet at the Visitor’s Center unless otherwise stated. Hikes are weather permitting and free with general admission to the nature center.

Admission:

  • Adults (13+) – $4
  • Children (5-12) – $1
  • Seniors (65+) – $1

Full Moon Hike flyer 2017

 

For more events by Baytown Nature Center, visit their Event Calendar!