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Oct
21
Sat
2017
Bird Watching with the Houston Audubon @ Woodland Park
Oct 21 @ 7:00 am – 9:30 am

Friends of Woodland ParkJason Bonilla will conduct another bird watching adventure in Woodland Park. Meet Friends of Woodland Park in front of the community building, bring your binoculars (optional) and join in for some birding fun on Saturday, October 21, 2017, from 7:30 to 9:00 AM.

Pro-tips: Wear long pants, boots if you have them, and apply mosquito spray.

Bird Banding at GCBO @ Gulf Coast Bird Observatory
Oct 21 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bird Banding at GCBO @ Gulf Coast Bird Observatory | Lake Jackson | Texas | United States
Bird Banding at GCBO 8:00am-noon
Event Date: Saturday, 09/19/15  8:00 AM
Bird Banding at the Lake Jackson Sanctuary and offices. The public is invited to join us as we work to collect baseline data on bird populations at our sanctuary. Banding will run from 8:00 am to noon. The banding station is operated by Robert and Kay Lookingbill and is conducted the 3rd Saturday of every month. Please put this on your calendar and do join us when you can. Free of charge and no reservations are necessary. The GCBO Nature Store will be open till noon each banding day.

Oct
22
Sun
2017
Houston Geological Society’s Earth Science Week Field Trip @ Panther Creek, Montgomery County Preserve, south of The Woodlands
Oct 22 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Houston Geological Society’s 2017 ESW Field Trip is a Free family-friendly outdoor geology field trip.

Come explore geological stream processes with us!  See point bars, cut banks, delta bar deposits, meanders, sediment flow structures and log jams.  Find out what a thalweg is.

Field Trip Leader:  Erik Scott

Wildlife Experts:  Available for plant, bug and bird identification.

This is a WALKING field trip.  There is nothing to collect.  Bring a camera and binoculars for birding.

Services:  No facilities on site.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  See the following 2017 Field trip Downloads:

Oct
23
Mon
2017
Inaugural Houston Corporate Run/Walk 5K @ Memorial Park
Oct 23 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join your co-workers and friends for Houston’s “Largest Office Party” at Memorial Park. This event promotes the health and fitness of our corporate community and provides a great opportunity to network with fellow Houstonians. The race is one of a kind in Houston and around the country featuring an unassigned staggered start. The 5K main loop course will remain open at Memorial Park over a four day period from October 23-26, 2017. Just select one day that week when you’d like to run or walk and then show up anytime that day between 4-8pm. Don’t worry about being late in the Houston traffic or getting stuck in a meeting that runs long. YOU CHOOSE what day and time fits best with your schedule! No matter which of the four days you choose to sign up, you can enjoy refreshments afterwards in our hospitality tent along with the chance to network with the rest of the Houston corporate community. A portion of all registration and sponsorship proceeds will directly benefit the Memorial Park Conservancy, which is committed to restoring, preserving and enhancing Memorial Park for the enjoyment of all Houstonians, today and tomorrow. Make sure to check if your company is registered by September 23, 2017 to participate! For more details, check out their event website.

Oct
24
Tue
2017
Inaugural Houston Corporate Run/Walk 5K @ Memorial Park
Oct 24 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join your co-workers and friends for Houston’s “Largest Office Party” at Memorial Park. This event promotes the health and fitness of our corporate community and provides a great opportunity to network with fellow Houstonians. The race is one of a kind in Houston and around the country featuring an unassigned staggered start. The 5K main loop course will remain open at Memorial Park over a four day period from October 23-26, 2017. Just select one day that week when you’d like to run or walk and then show up anytime that day between 4-8pm. Don’t worry about being late in the Houston traffic or getting stuck in a meeting that runs long. YOU CHOOSE what day and time fits best with your schedule! No matter which of the four days you choose to sign up, you can enjoy refreshments afterwards in our hospitality tent along with the chance to network with the rest of the Houston corporate community. A portion of all registration and sponsorship proceeds will directly benefit the Memorial Park Conservancy, which is committed to restoring, preserving and enhancing Memorial Park for the enjoyment of all Houstonians, today and tomorrow. Make sure to check if your company is registered by September 23, 2017 to participate! For more details, check out their event website.

Oct
25
Wed
2017
Inaugural Houston Corporate Run/Walk 5K @ Memorial Park
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join your co-workers and friends for Houston’s “Largest Office Party” at Memorial Park. This event promotes the health and fitness of our corporate community and provides a great opportunity to network with fellow Houstonians. The race is one of a kind in Houston and around the country featuring an unassigned staggered start. The 5K main loop course will remain open at Memorial Park over a four day period from October 23-26, 2017. Just select one day that week when you’d like to run or walk and then show up anytime that day between 4-8pm. Don’t worry about being late in the Houston traffic or getting stuck in a meeting that runs long. YOU CHOOSE what day and time fits best with your schedule! No matter which of the four days you choose to sign up, you can enjoy refreshments afterwards in our hospitality tent along with the chance to network with the rest of the Houston corporate community. A portion of all registration and sponsorship proceeds will directly benefit the Memorial Park Conservancy, which is committed to restoring, preserving and enhancing Memorial Park for the enjoyment of all Houstonians, today and tomorrow. Make sure to check if your company is registered by September 23, 2017 to participate! For more details, check out their event website.

Oct
26
Thu
2017
Inaugural Houston Corporate Run/Walk 5K @ Memorial Park
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join your co-workers and friends for Houston’s “Largest Office Party” at Memorial Park. This event promotes the health and fitness of our corporate community and provides a great opportunity to network with fellow Houstonians. The race is one of a kind in Houston and around the country featuring an unassigned staggered start. The 5K main loop course will remain open at Memorial Park over a four day period from October 23-26, 2017. Just select one day that week when you’d like to run or walk and then show up anytime that day between 4-8pm. Don’t worry about being late in the Houston traffic or getting stuck in a meeting that runs long. YOU CHOOSE what day and time fits best with your schedule! No matter which of the four days you choose to sign up, you can enjoy refreshments afterwards in our hospitality tent along with the chance to network with the rest of the Houston corporate community. A portion of all registration and sponsorship proceeds will directly benefit the Memorial Park Conservancy, which is committed to restoring, preserving and enhancing Memorial Park for the enjoyment of all Houstonians, today and tomorrow. Make sure to check if your company is registered by September 23, 2017 to participate! For more details, check out their event website.

Nov
2
Thu
2017
Memorial Park Conservancy’s Native Plant Grow Out @ Memorial Park Conservancy Greenhouse
Nov 2 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Agency Logo

You’re invited to join Memorial Park Conservancy in growing native plants for the Park. Volunteers will work in the Park Greenhouse planting, weeding, watering, and caring for native Texas wildflowers, grasses, shrubs, and trees. No experience necessary!

Volunteers must be 12 and older and accompanied by a parent or guardian. Adults over 18 will sign in at the event; children must have a waiver, available by emailing volunteer@memorialparkconservancy.org.

DIRECTIONS

Once entering the maintenance facility at 6501 Memorial Drive, continue straight past the house and green gate, then turn right and park in front of the MPC logo.

MORE OPPORTUNITIES

For more volunteer opportunities with Memorial Park Conservancy: please visit Volunteer Houston Agencies – Memorial Park Conservancy or sign up for the volunteer newsletter.

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.