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Nov
25
Sat
2017
Hike Lake Houston Wilderness Park @ Lake Houston Wilderness Park
Nov 25 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Hike Lake Houston Wilderness Park @ Lake Houston Wilderness Park

Houston Sierra Club Outings
Saturday, November 25 at 9:30 AM

Join us for fall hiking on the trails at Lake Houston Wilderness Park. This Park is one of the largest in the region with 4,786.6 acres of wooded park…

Hike Lake Houston Wilderness Park

Saturday, Nov 25, 2017, 9:30 AM

Lake Houston Wilderness Park
25840 Farm-To-Market Road 1485 New Caney, TX

3 Members Attending

Join us for fall hiking on the trails at Lake Houston Wilderness Park. This Park is one of the largest in the region with 4,786.6 acres of wooded parkland and an extensive trail system. It is located approximately 30 minutes north of downtown Houston off of Highway 59 near the town of New Caney.We plan to hike portions of the Peach Creek Trail (th…

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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
Electronics Recycling at Clear Lake Recycling Center @ Ellington Field/Clear Lake Neighborhood Recycling Center
Dec 2 @ 4:00 am – 10:00 am
Electronics Recycling at Clear Lake Recycling Center @ Ellington Field/Clear Lake Neighborhood Recycling Center | Webster | Texas | United States

The City of Houston Solid Waste Department and CompuCycle are providing monthly one day E-Recyclable collection events on the first Saturday of the month at the Ellington Field/Clear Lake Neighborhood Recycling Center.  This is primarily for City of Houston residents, but CompuCycle says no one will be turned away.

CompuCycle – Houston’s first R2 certified electronic solutions provider – guarantees that all data will be permanently destroyed and that electronic items will not end up in our landfills. If parts of the equipment can be reused, they will make sure that this is accomplished, and no parts will be sent to Asia or Africa.
Since the program began last year, collections have averaged about 15,000 pounds per month. Thank you for caring, recycling, and keeping these hazardous substances from the landfill! Compucycle is able to salvage for reuse or sell almost all materials turned in at these events. That is a win win for everyone!

Items accepted:
TVs, PCs, servers, keyboards, mice, laptops, game consoles, monitors, switches, small kitchen appliances, memory chips, hubs and routers, printers, copiers, scanners, fax machines, projectors, rechargeable batteries, cable boxes, car batteries, telephones, cell phones, PDAs, tape drives, hard drives, cords, cables, cameras, toner cartridges, stereo equipment, CD’s, floppy drives, VHS tapes, hair dryers, curling irons and straighteners, alarm clocks, irons, radios, and electric fans.   Any small appliance with a plug can be donated!

Also, CompuCycle has a mobile hard drive shredder to shred hard drives on-site for residents.
You can also recycle these items at the CompuCycle warehouse.  Check their web site for details: www.compucycle.net
Keep Kingwood Green will send a monthly reminder to our mailing list and Facebook page

Marysee Prairie Work Day @ 220 County Road 2077
Dec 2 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Marysee Prairie Work Day @ 220 County Road 2077

Houston Sierra Club Outings
Saturday, December 2 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, Dec 2, 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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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!

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!

Dec
6
Wed
2017
EPIC Service Club in Baytown, TX @ Eddie V. Grey Wetlands Education Center
Dec 6 @ 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
7
Thu
2017
Climate Change Reading Group @ Axelrad Beer Garden
Dec 7 @ 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.

Climate Change Reading Group–Solutions, Houston Style @ Mercantile
Dec 7 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Climate Change Reading Group--Solutions, Houston Style @ Mercantile

Houston Sierra Club Outings
Thursday, December 7 at 6:30 PM

What does climate action look like in Houston? Can we mitigate and adapt to climate change here in the Bayou City? If you are interested in learning …

Climate Change Reading Group–Solutions, Houston Style

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017, 6:30 PM

Mercantile
3321 Stanford Street Houston, TX

1 Members Attending

What does climate action look like in Houston?  Can we mitigate and adapt to climate change here in the Bayou City?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, boo…

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Dec
9
Sat
2017
Forest Walk at Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge @ Starbucks
Dec 9 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am