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Oct
18
Wed
2017
Bay Area Sierra Club: Bird Friendly Community Initiative by Houston Audubon @ Bay Area Community Center
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Bay Area Sierra Club: Bird Friendly Community Initiative by Houston Audubon @ Bay Area Community Center

Houston Sierra Club Outings
Wednesday, October 18 at 6:30 PM

Bay Area meetings are on 3rd Wednesday of the month, and start at 6:30pm for social hour; speaker and discussion from 7-8:30 pm. October Meeting Progr…

Bay Area Sierra Club Meeting: Program to be announced

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017, 6:30 PM

Bay Area Community Center
5002 East NASA Parkway Seabrook, TX

3 Members Attending

Bay Area meetings are on 3rd Wednesday of the month, and start at 6:30pm for social hour; speaker and discussion from 7-8:30 pm.October Meeting Program:To be announced.

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Oct
20
Fri
2017
H-GAC Fall Planning Workshop @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

H-GAC’s Fall Planning Workshop for Local Governments, will be a half-day workshop series for local governments features presentations on best planning practices for communities.

This year’s workshop will focus on implementation. Discussion points will include:

  • How do you keep your plan off the shelf?
  • How do you pay for it?
  • How do you do it?

Registration will open in the fall. 

To be added to the list to receive more information, contact Amanda Thorin at 713-993-4587.

Oct
28
Sat
2017
Forest Walk in Turkey Creek Unit of Big Thicket National Preserve @ Starbucks
Oct 28 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am
Forest Walk in Turkey Creek Unit of Big Thicket National Preserve @ Starbucks

Houston Sierra Club Outings
Saturday, October 28 at 7:30 AM

On Saturday, October 28, 2017, the Houston Sierra Club will hike part of the Turkey Creek Trail in Big Thicket National Preserve (BTNP). We will hike…

Forest Walk in Turkey Creek Unit of Big Thicket National Preserve

Saturday, Oct 28, 2017, 7:30 AM

Starbucks
300 Meyerland Plaza Mall Houston, TX

15 Members Attending

On Saturday, October 28, 2017, the Houston Sierra Club will hike part of the Turkey Creek Trail in Big Thicket National Preserve (BTNP).  We will hike about 6 miles, from Gore Store Road to FM 420, and view Village Creek, Turkey Creek, cypress swamps, and upland pine forests.Bring your daypack, hat, water (at least 3 quarts), lunch, binoculars, hi…

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Brays Bayou 2nd Annual Invasive Species Round-Up and Carpathon @ Willow Waterhole Greenway
Oct 28 @ 8:00 am

The Brays Bayou 2nd Annual Invasive Species Round-Up and Carpathon will be held on October 28 at Willow Waterhole Greenway. Admission and parking are free for all visitors. For those wishing to participate in the tournament, there will be a fee of $20 that allows them to compete in Fly Fishing and Conventional Divisions. Other activities include fishing clinics and and invasive species presentation. The event will be held with the cooperation of the The Texas Flyfishers, and starts at 8:00 am at Westbury Lake (5300 Dryad). For further details, please download the flyer.

North Jetty Beach Clean Up @ North Jetty, Bolivar Peninsula
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
North Jetty Beach Clean Up @ North Jetty, Bolivar Peninsula

Houston Sierra Club Outings
Saturday, October 28 at 10:00 AM

The Houston Group has adopted this unique stretch of beach as part of the “Texas Adopt-a-Beach Program”. The North Jetty is a popular fishing, crabbi…

North Jetty Beach Clean Up

Saturday, Oct 28, 2017, 10:00 AM

North Jetty, Bolivar Peninsula
802 17th Street Port Bolivar, TX

1 Members Attending

The Houston Group has adopted this unique stretch of beach as part of the “Texas Adopt-a-Beach Program”.  The North Jetty is a popular fishing, crabbing, and birding spot on the Bolivar Peninsula just south of the Audubon Society’s Bolivar Flats Sanctuary. The jetty itself is an impressive structure that provides a great vantage point for observing…

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Nov
2
Thu
2017
Climate Change Reading Group @ Mercantile
Nov 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Climate Change Reading Group @ Mercantile

Houston Sierra Club Outings
Thursday, November 2 at 6:30 PM

What does climate change mean for Houston? Is climate change really ‘bigger in Texas’? If you are interested in learning about climate change and iden…

Climate Change Reading Group

Thursday, Nov 2, 2017, 6:30 PM

Mercantile
3321 Stanford Street Houston, TX

1 Members Attending

What does climate change mean for Houston? If you are interested in learning about climate change and identifying ways Houstonians can make a difference, then join our reading group dedicated to climate change.The reading group will meet every month to discuss an article, book excerpt, or podcast related to climate change, with special focus on Ho…

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Climate Change Reading Group @ Axelrad Beer Garden
Nov 2 @ 6:30 pm

Image result for houston sierra clubWhat does climate change mean for Houston? More Harvey-like severe weather events, more devastating storm surge, more energy use dependent on fossil fuels, wider spread tropical disease, or more heat index days and ozone? If you are interested in learning about climate change and identifying ways Houstonians can make a difference, then join the Houston Sierra Club reading group dedicated to climate change. The reading group will meet every month to discuss an article, book excerpt, or podcast related to climate change, with special focus on Houston. There will be four meetings at Axelrad Beer Garden at 6:30 PM. Each date has a specific theme:

10/5 Climate Change Overview
11/2 Climate Change in Texas
12/7 Solutions, Houston Style
1/4 Imagining the Future

The group will be limited to 15 people, and attendees will receive a confirmation and link to online assignments before the end of September. Be a part of this informative reading group by RSVPing online.

Nov
4
Sat
2017
Marysee Prairie Work Day
Nov 4 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Marysee Prairie Work Day

Houston Sierra Club Outings
Saturday, November 4 at 9:30 AM

The Marysee Prairie is one of the last remnants of tallgrass prairie in the Big Thicket region. Come assist the Texas Land Conservancy in this ongoi…

Marysee Prairie Work Day

Saturday, Nov 4, 2017, 9:30 AM

220 County Road 2077
220 County Road 2077 Hull, Te

1 Members Attending

The Marysee Prairie is one of the last remnants of tallgrass prairie in the Big Thicket region.Come assist the Texas Land Conservancy in this ongoing effort to revive and maintain the native grasses and wildflowers on this site near Batson, Texas.  Work tasks vary by month, but involve controlling the regrowth of woody species and keeping the pra…

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Nov
9
Thu
2017
Save the Date: Urban Wild Bridge Bash @ Memorial Park
Nov 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Save the Date: Urban Wild Bridge Bash @ Memorial Park | Houston | Texas | United States

Urban Wild is a group of young professionals actively supporting the work of Memorial Park Conservancy through membership and service. In return, Urban Wild members are exposed to various professional networks, as well as opportunities to learn more about, and advocate for, a treasured Houston greenspace. Enjoy a lovely night underneath the stars on top of the Living Bridge with food, lights, and music at their annual Urban Wild Bridge Bash by registering as a member.

 

General Monthly Meeting: Program to be announced @ St. Stephen's Pecore Hall @ 1805 W. Alabama,
Nov 9 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
General Monthly Meeting: Program to be announced @ St. Stephen's Pecore Hall @ 1805 W. Alabama,

Houston Sierra Club Outings
Thursday, November 9 at 7:30 PM

The doors open at 7:00 PM, and the program starts at 7:30 PM. Everyone is welcome. NOVEMBER GENERAL MEETING: Program to be announced.

General Monthly Meeting: Program to be announced

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017, 7:30 PM

St. Stephen’s Pecore Hall
1805 W. Alabama Houston, TX

0 Members Attending

The doors open at 7:00 PM, and the program starts at 7:30 PM. Everyone is welcome.NOVEMBER GENERAL MEETING:Program to be announced.

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