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Galveston Ornithological Society: Diving Ducks
Galveston Ornithological Society: Diving Ducks
Oct 4 – Oct 6 all-day
Galveston Ornithological Society: Diving Ducks
The Galveston Ornithological Society offers several trips away from Galveston during each year. Participants have gone to far away bird hot spots such as Venezuela, Arizona, South Texas, Florida, Alaska, the Yucatan, the Galapagos and many other locations. Additional trips planned for … Continue reading
Lunch Bunch: Planting for Pollinators 12:00 pm
Lunch Bunch: Planting for Pollinators @ Mercer Botanic Gardens
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Lunch Bunch: Planting for Pollinators @ Mercer Botanic Gardens | Humble | Texas | United States
Bring your garden to life and do your part to save the planet by planting for pollinators. Learn the characteristics of flowers that are attractive to pollinators, as well as how to make your backyard a haven for these important … Continue reading
Drawdown: 60 minutes with Paul Hawken Webinar 12:15 pm
Drawdown: 60 minutes with Paul Hawken Webinar
Oct 4 @ 12:15 pm – 1:45 pm
Drawdown: 60 minutes with Paul Hawken Webinar
Project Drawdown is facilitating a broad coalition of researchers, scientists, graduate students, PhDs, post-docs, policy makers, business leaders and activists to assemble and present the best available information on climate solutions in order to describe their beneficial financial, social and environmental … Continue reading
Heartwood Master Naturalist chapter meeting 6:00 pm
Heartwood Master Naturalist chapter meeting @ W.G. Jones State Forest Education Building
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 4 @ 8:00 pm
Heartwood Master Naturalist chapter meeting @ W.G. Jones State Forest Education Building  | Texas | United States
http://www.heartwoodtmn.org/whats-happening/chapter-meeting Join Us at the Monthly Chapter Meeting All Chapter members and prospective members are invited! 1st Wednesday of each month – 6:00 p.m. Chapter announcements + Guest Speaker Want to see the upcoming topics? Click here for the full … Continue reading
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2017 Prairie Restoration Roundup 9:00 am
2017 Prairie Restoration Roundup @ KPC Indiangrass Preserve
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
2017 Prairie Restoration Roundup @ KPC Indiangrass Preserve  | Waller | Texas | United States
Prairie restoration is attracting a great deal of interest. Prairie plants are drought resistant, don’t need large inputs of fertilizer, and can be a boon to both cattle and wildlife. Join the Katy Prairie Conservancy and their partners for a day of hands-on demonstrations … Continue reading
Climate Change Reading Group 6:30 pm
Climate Change Reading Group @ Axelrad Beer Garden
Oct 5 @ 6:30 pm
Climate Change Reading Group @ Axelrad Beer Garden | Houston | Texas | United States
What 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 … Continue reading
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Volunteers Needed for Bike Around the Bay: Registration Deadline
Volunteers Needed for Bike Around the Bay: Registration Deadline @ Royal Purple Raceway
Oct 6 all-day
Volunteers Needed for Bike Around the Bay: Registration Deadline @ Royal Purple Raceway | Baytown | Texas | United States
Volunteers work behind the scenes and among the action at the Galveston Bay Foundation’s annual Bike Around the Bay event, providing vital support to the 1,400 cyclists that participate in this 2-day, 180-mile ride around Galveston Bay. Many different volunteer … Continue reading
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Galveston Ornithological Society: Diving Ducks
Galveston Ornithological Society: Diving Ducks
Oct 7 – Oct 9 all-day
Galveston Ornithological Society: Diving Ducks
The Galveston Ornithological Society offers several trips away from Galveston during each year. Participants have gone to far away bird hot spots such as Venezuela, Arizona, South Texas, Florida, Alaska, the Yucatan, the Galapagos and many other locations. Additional trips planned for … Continue reading
Trinity River Refuge Big Sit Event
Trinity River Refuge Big Sit Event @ Champion Lake pier
Oct 7 all-day
Trinity River Refuge Big Sit Event @ Champion Lake pier  | Dayton | Texas | United States
In conjunction with National Wildlife Refuge Week, the Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge will be hosting “The Big Sit” event on Saturday, October 7, 2017.  The rules could not be easier; bird watchers, refuge volunteers, or anyone with an interest … Continue reading
Park to Port Bike Ride 7:00 am
Park to Port Bike Ride @ Hermann Park - Bill Coats Bridge
Oct 7 @ 7:00 am
Park to Port Bike Ride @ Hermann Park - Bill Coats Bridge | Houston | Texas | United States
The fourth annual Park to Port Bike Ride benefiting Hermann Park Conservancy will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017. The 20-mile ride will start in Hermann Park and travel east along Brays Bayou to the Port of Houston. Arriving at the … Continue reading
Growing Native! Workshop & Plant Sale at Mercer Botanic Gardens 8:30 am
Growing Native! Workshop & Plant Sale at Mercer Botanic Gardens @ Mercer Botanic Gardens
Oct 7 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Growing Native! Workshop & Plant Sale at Mercer Botanic Gardens @ Mercer Botanic Gardens | Humble | Texas | United States
Discover the numerous benefits of a landscape designed with local native plants with Mercer Botanic Gardens on Saturday, October 7, 2017, from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM (see below for schedules). Registration includes admission to native plant presentations, live local … Continue reading
Houston Arboretum Nature Revealed Series: Monarchs 9:30 am
Houston Arboretum Nature Revealed Series: Monarchs @ Houston Arboretum and Nature Center
Oct 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Houston Arboretum Nature Revealed Series: Monarchs @ Houston Arboretum and Nature Center | Houston | Texas | United States
Enjoy a cup of the Houston Arboretum’s Early Bird coffee while learning from local experts. See through the eyes of a specialist as you delve into various science and nature topics. Then, get the chance to use your new knowledge … Continue reading
Neches River Adventure 10:00 am
Neches River Adventure @ Riverfront Park in Beaumont
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Neches River Adventure @ Riverfront Park in Beaumont
The Big Thicket Association operates The Ivory Bill, a covered excursion boat on the Neches River for school field trips, social events and Nature classes. The boat operates on the open river, and is capable of navigating the shallows of … Continue reading
11th Annual KBR Kids Day 11:00 am
11th Annual KBR Kids Day
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
11th Annual KBR Kids Day @ Houston | Texas | United States
Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) and KBR for free family fun at the 11th Annual KBR Kids Day at a new location, just east of downtown, Guadalupe Plaza Park on Saturday, October 7, 2017, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Featuring hands-on crafts … Continue reading
Camp Little Feet and Camp Little Green Feet 3:00 pm
Camp Little Feet and Camp Little Green Feet @ Blackwood Educational Land Institute
Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm – Oct 8 @ 11:00 am
Camp Little Feet and Camp Little Green Feet @ Blackwood Educational Land Institute | Hempstead | Texas | United States
This fall, Blackwood Educational Land Institute is excited to offer Camp Little Feet and Camp Little Green Feet. These two camps introduce younger children to Sustainable Agriculture in an intensive and interactive way, and encourage families to cook together more often. Camp … Continue reading
Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston Benefit Concert 7:30 pm
Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston Benefit Concert @ Bohemeo's
Oct 7 @ 7:30 pm
Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston Benefit Concert @ Bohemeo's | Houston | Texas | United States
Enjoy a concert by the band Traveler and a special guest while sipping coffee/beer/wine and nibbling tasty food at Bohemeo’s (708 Telephone Rd) at 7:30 PM Saturday, October 7, 2017. The concert benefits the new Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston (IENoH), the … Continue reading
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Galveston Ornithological Society: Diving Ducks
Galveston Ornithological Society: Diving Ducks
Oct 8 – Oct 10 all-day
Galveston Ornithological Society: Diving Ducks
The Galveston Ornithological Society offers several trips away from Galveston during each year. Participants have gone to far away bird hot spots such as Venezuela, Arizona, South Texas, Florida, Alaska, the Yucatan, the Galapagos and many other locations. Additional trips planned for … Continue reading
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Municipal Solid Waste Generation and Diversion Forecast Workshop 9:00 am
Municipal Solid Waste Generation and Diversion Forecast Workshop @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Municipal Solid Waste Generation and Diversion Forecast Workshop @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
The Houston-Galveston Area Council invites you to attend a MSW Generation and Diversion Forecast Workshop for the H-GAC Planning Region on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM. H-GAC and NewGen Strategies and Solutions, LLC (NewGen) will present … Continue reading
Waller County Transportation Plan Public Meeting 6:00 pm
Waller County Transportation Plan Public Meeting @ Brookshire Convention Center
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Waller County Transportation Plan Public Meeting @ Brookshire Convention Center | Brookshire | Texas | United States
The Houston-Galveston Area Council (H–GAC), has partnered with Waller County, to create a transportation plan for the county. The Waller County Transportation Plan will examine current and future transportation, land use, and socio-economic conditions, both within and surrounding Waller County. The … Continue reading
Update on Texas Central Railway High Speed Rail Project 7:00 pm
Update on Texas Central Railway High Speed Rail Project @ Trini Mendenhall Community Center
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Update on Texas Central Railway High Speed Rail Project @ Trini Mendenhall Community Center | Houston | Texas | United States
Join the Citizens’ Transportation Coalition on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, for an informative discussion with Michael Moore, Regional Vice President at Texas Central Partners on the status of the Dallas-Houston High Speed Rail project. Mr. Moore will provide an update on … Continue reading
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Houston Food Policy Workgroup 11:30 am
Houston Food Policy Workgroup @ Upper Kirby Building
Oct 11 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Houston Food Policy Workgroup @ Upper Kirby Building | Houston | Texas | United States
http://www.houstontomorrow.org/initiatives/story/houston-food-policy-workgroup/ ***Bring your own lunch*** ***RSVP Required*** The mission of the Houston Food Policy Workgroup is to nurture the growth of a sustainable local food system, accessible to all, through education, collaboration, communication, and creation of a food policy council … Continue reading
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Waller County Transportation Plan Public Meeting 6:00 pm
Waller County Transportation Plan Public Meeting @ Waller County Community Center
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Waller County Transportation Plan Public Meeting @ Waller County Community Center | Prairie View | Texas | United States
The Houston-Galveston Area Council (H–GAC), has partnered with Waller County, to create a transportation plan for the county. The Waller County Transportation Plan will examine current and future transportation, land use, and socio-economic conditions, both within and surrounding Waller County. The … Continue reading
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The Mercer Society’s 10th Annual Garden Party Gala 5:00 pm
The Mercer Society’s 10th Annual Garden Party Gala @ Mercer Botanic Gardens
Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Mercer Society’s 10th Annual Garden Party Gala @ Mercer Botanic Gardens | Humble | Texas | United States
Located in Mercer Botanic Gardens’ beautiful Treehouse Courtyard, The Mercer Society’s premier fundraising event is an enchanted evening featuring a cocktail reception, seated dinner, live auction, a wine pull, live entertainment, and more on Friday, October 13, 2017, from 5:00 … Continue reading
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Neches River Adventure 10:00 am
Neches River Adventure @ Riverfront Park in Beaumont
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Neches River Adventure @ Riverfront Park in Beaumont
The Big Thicket Association operates The Ivory Bill, a covered excursion boat on the Neches River for school field trips, social events and Nature classes. The boat operates on the open river, and is capable of navigating the shallows of … Continue reading
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KBH: Recycle-Bowl
KBH: Recycle-Bowl
Oct 16 – Nov 15 all-day
KBH: Recycle-Bowl
Recycle-Bowl is a free competition and benchmarking tool for K-12 school recycling programs to promote waste reduction activities. On August 1, schools may start to register for the 2017 competition, which aims to invigorate student participation in recycling via an exciting and … Continue reading
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Technical Advisory Committee Meeting 9:30 am
Technical Advisory Committee Meeting @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
Oct 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Technical Advisory Committee Meeting @ Houston-Galveston Area Council | Houston | Texas | United States
The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) reviews and evaluates H-GAC’s regional transportation plans and provides its recommendations to the TPC. The TAC is an appointed body, which is comprised of representatives of member governments and special citizen interest groups with expertise … Continue reading
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Bayou Stewardship: From Awareness to Action Symposium 7:30 am
Bayou Stewardship: From Awareness to Action Symposium @ United Way of Greater Houston
Oct 19 @ 7:30 am – 3:15 pm
Bayou Stewardship: From Awareness to Action Symposium @ United Way of Greater Houston | Houston | Texas | United States
The Bayou Preservation Association’s 14th Annual Symposium,  Bayou Stewardship: From Awareness to Action, will take place on Thursday, October 19, 2017, and will feature timely presentations by Andrew Groocock and Anne Olson of the Buffalo Bayou Partnership; Beth White, Executive Director of the … Continue reading
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Fall Planning Workshop for Local Governments 9:00 am
Fall Planning Workshop for Local Governments @ Houston Galveston Area Council
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fall Planning Workshop for Local Governments @ Houston Galveston Area Council | Houston | Texas | United States
Please join the Community and Environmental Planning department from the Houston-Galveston Area Council on October 20, 2017, from 9:00 AM to noon at their annual Fall Planning Workshop for Local Governments as they discuss ideas as to how we can … Continue reading
2018 Houston Solar Tour Volunteer Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
2018 Houston Solar Tour Volunteer Committee Meeting
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
2018 Houston Solar Tour Volunteer Committee Meeting @ Houston | Texas | United States
If you’d like to volunteer and help organize the annual Houston Solar Tour, please plan to attend the first Solar Tour Committee Meeting on Friday October 20, 2017, for more information on how to get started. They are looking for 10 or … Continue reading
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Bike Around the Bay 2017
Bike Around the Bay 2017 @ Royal Purple Raceway
Oct 21 – Oct 22 all-day
Bike Around the Bay 2017 @ Royal Purple Raceway | Baytown | Texas | United States
Join the Galveston Bay Foundation for their 11th annual Bike Around the Bay, a two-day 170-mile fully supported ride around Galveston Bay. This unique cycling event takes riders in a complete loop around the largest estuary in Texas (and one … Continue reading
Bird Watching with the Houston Audubon 7:00 am
Bird Watching with the Houston Audubon @ Woodland Park
Oct 21 @ 7:00 am – 9:30 am
Bird Watching with the Houston Audubon @ Woodland Park | Houston | Texas | United States
Jason 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 … Continue reading
Kids Grow 10:00 am
Kids Grow @ Mandell Park
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am
Kids Grow @ Mandell Park | Houston | Texas | United States
Children from surrounding neighborhoods and beyond enjoy a wide variety of special events in the garden on Saturday mornings in the spring, early summer and   fall when Houston temperatures are ideal for outdoor activities. Enjoyable and entertaining, the programs are … Continue reading
Neches River Adventure 10:00 am
Neches River Adventure @ Riverfront Park in Beaumont
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Neches River Adventure @ Riverfront Park in Beaumont
The Big Thicket Association operates The Ivory Bill, a covered excursion boat on the Neches River for school field trips, social events and Nature classes. The boat operates on the open river, and is capable of navigating the shallows of … Continue reading
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H-GAC Parks and Natural Areas (PNA) Meeting 1:30 pm
H-GAC Parks and Natural Areas (PNA) Meeting @ H-GAC Conference Room A, Second Floor
Oct 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
H-GAC Parks and Natural Areas (PNA) Meeting @ H-GAC Conference Room A, Second Floor | Houston | Texas | United States
The PNA Subcommittee (of the Natural Resources Advisory Committee) serves as a forum for discussion of issues related to parks and natural areas, promotes the PNA Award Program, and maintains a regional inventory of parks. The PNA subcommittee facilitates information … Continue reading
Inaugural Houston Corporate Run/Walk 5K 4:00 pm
Inaugural Houston Corporate Run/Walk 5K @ Memorial Park
Oct 23 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Inaugural Houston Corporate Run/Walk 5K @ Memorial Park | Houston | Texas | United States
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 … Continue reading
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2017 People and Nature Speaker Series 6:00 am
2017 People and Nature Speaker Series @ Museum of Fine Arts - Brown Auditorium
Oct 24 @ 6:00 am – 8:30 am
2017 People and Nature Speaker Series @ Museum of Fine Arts - Brown Auditorium | Houston | Texas | United States
The Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) is a nonprofit research hub that works with partners to find solutions to problems by balancing environmental protection, economic well- being, and social equity. HARC’s People & Nature Speaker Series brings nationally recognized experts and the … Continue reading
CWI: Better Public Engagement Practices 2:00 pm
CWI: Better Public Engagement Practices @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
Oct 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
CWI: Better Public Engagement Practices @ Houston-Galveston Area Council | Houston | Texas | United States
Public engagement is by definition a two-way process, involving interaction and listening, with the goal of generating mutual benefit between two or more groups. Most public entities conduct some form of public engagement regularly to better inform their internal processes … Continue reading
Inaugural Houston Corporate Run/Walk 5K 4:00 pm
Inaugural Houston Corporate Run/Walk 5K @ Memorial Park
Oct 24 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Inaugural Houston Corporate Run/Walk 5K @ Memorial Park | Houston | Texas | United States
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 … Continue reading
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Inaugural Houston Corporate Run/Walk 5K 4:00 pm
Inaugural Houston Corporate Run/Walk 5K @ Memorial Park
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Inaugural Houston Corporate Run/Walk 5K @ Memorial Park | Houston | Texas | United States
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 … Continue reading
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Inaugural Houston Corporate Run/Walk 5K 4:00 pm
Inaugural Houston Corporate Run/Walk 5K @ Memorial Park
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Inaugural Houston Corporate Run/Walk 5K @ Memorial Park | Houston | Texas | United States
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 … Continue reading
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Transportation Policy Council Meeting 9:30 am
Transportation Policy Council Meeting @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
Oct 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Transportation Policy Council Meeting @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
The Transportation Policy Council (TPC) provides policy guidance and overall coordination of the transportation planning activities within the region. The TPC consists of 28 members representing cities and counties, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), the Metropolitan Transit Authority of … Continue reading
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Neches River Adventure 10:00 am
Neches River Adventure @ Riverfront Park in Beaumont
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Neches River Adventure @ Riverfront Park in Beaumont
The Big Thicket Association operates The Ivory Bill, a covered excursion boat on the Neches River for school field trips, social events and Nature classes. The boat operates on the open river, and is capable of navigating the shallows of … Continue reading
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