Calendar

Take Care of Texas Video Contest Voting
12:00 am
The Take Care of Texas Video Contest is a fun way for young people to learn about protecting the environment and come up with creative ways to share this knowledge with others! Students film a 30-second video that shows positive … Continue reading
Incredible Edibles @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Incredible Edibles @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center  | Houston | Texas | United States
10:00 am
Sheldon Lake State Park’s January 2018 Weekly Program Incredible Edibles Take a walk into the past and see which plants were utilized by those who came before us! Are you curious how others have lived off the land? Want to … Continue reading
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Urban Harvest's Sustainable Living Through Permaculture 1 (SLTP 1) @ near 610S and Stella Link
1:00 pm
The design principles of Permaculture (PC) are explained, observed and illustrated in a series of breakout sessions at a home and garden remodeled to reflect PC sustainability principles. This garden is set up with cisterns, many types of fruits, vegetables, … Continue reading
Tyke Hikes @ Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
Jan 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Tyke Hikes @ Houston Arboretum & Nature Center | Houston | Texas | United States
9:30 am
Encourage your child’s curiosity about nature and spend time with them exploring outdoors! Children 18 months to 3 years, with their adult companions, can join a naturalist for a story reading, a simple nature activity or craft, and a stroller-friendly hike … Continue reading
H-GAC’s Brown Bag Lunch Series @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
Jan 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
H-GAC's Brown Bag Lunch Series @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
12:00 pm
 Driverless Vehicles:  Are You Ready? SAVE THE DATE for the January 22, 2018 Brown Bag Lunch Series               H-GAC Offices, 2nd Floor, Rm B, Houston, TX 77027                     … Continue reading
Home School Program @ Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Home School Program @ Houston Arboretum & Nature Center | Houston | Texas | United States
1:00 pm
Our home school classes are offered on Mondays from 1:00-3:00 p.m. for students ages 5-12. A different three-week science unit is taught each month, with classes consisting of instructional time, hands-on activities, and outdoor activities. Extension ideas will be provided to … Continue reading
Waterfowl: Class & Field Trip @ Houston Audubon's Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary
Jan 23 @ 7:00 am – 8:45 am
Waterfowl: Class & Field Trip @ Houston Audubon's Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary | Houston | Texas | United States
7:00 am
The Upper Texas Coast is an amazing area for wintering waterfowl. Each year we have thousands of ducks (24 species possible) and thousands of geese (5 species possible) and mergansers (2 species). While the identification of male ducks is often … Continue reading
Little Explorers @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Jan 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Little Explorers @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center  | Houston | Texas | United States
11:00 am
Sheldon Lake State Park’s January 2018 Weekly Program Little Explorers Bring out your little ones to explore the park through stories, activities, and a stroll along the trails. Come and get in touch with nature with your little explorers at … Continue reading
Jan 23 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Planning Matters Lunch with the Mayor @ City Hall, Legacy Room | Houston | Texas | United States
11:30 am
Join Blueprint Houston as they move into their next phase. Mayor Sylvester Turner will present an update on his activities and they will host a conversation about planning the City’s future and using Plan Houston to prepare for the “next … Continue reading
Solid Waste Management Committee @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Solid Waste Management Committee @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
10:00 am
Location: HGAC – 2nd Floor – Conference Room B Visit HGAC’s page for this event! Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in … Continue reading
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
HPARD's Native Plant Propagation Workdays @ HPARD Greenhouse | Houston | Texas | United States
9:00 am
Habitat Restoration Our volunteer group meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month from 9 a.m. to noon at the HPARD Greenhouse. We propagate plants from locally collected native seed. A typical workday may include seeding pots, bumping up trays … Continue reading
Local Environmental Enforcement Roundtable @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Local Environmental Enforcement Roundtable @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
10:00 am
Location: HGAC – 2nd Floor – Conference Room B Visit HGAC’s page for this event! Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in … Continue reading
Hard Hat Tour of Texas Children’s Hospital Legacy Tower @ Texas Children's Hospital Legacy Tower
Jan 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Hard Hat Tour of Texas Children's Hospital Legacy Tower @ Texas Children's Hospital Legacy Tower | Houston | Texas | United States
5:00 pm
Hosted by Rice Design Alliance Board Members Jill Pearsall, Assistant Vice President of Texas Children’s Hospital, and Saied Alavi, Vice President Operations of Marek Brothers Systems, join the Rice Design Alliance for a hard hat tour of the Texas Children’s Hospital Legacy Tower. … Continue reading
Jan 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Urban Wild Happy Hour (Exclusive Event) @ La Grange | Houston | Texas | United States
5:30 pm
Calling all Urban Wild members! Reconnect after the holidays at our first happy hour of 2018. Enjoy a drink with us at La Grange, meet up with like-minded young professionals, and learn what Memorial Park Conservancy is all about. Guests are … Continue reading
Urban Harvest’s Growing Organic Vegetable Series @ University of Houston, Central Campus, McElhinney Hall, Room TBD
Jan 25 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Urban Harvest's Growing Organic Vegetable Series @ University of Houston, Central Campus, McElhinney Hall, Room TBD | Houston | Texas | United States
6:30 pm
In a total of 10 classes (25 hours of instruction), this series covers everything you want to know about growing vegetables. Topics include the advantages of organic and ecological approaches over chemicals; vegetable garden design; irrigation and drainage; soil fertility, … Continue reading
Transportation Policy Council (TPC) Meeting @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
Jan 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Transportation Policy Council (TPC) Meeting @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
9:30 am
Location: H-GAC Offices 2nd Floor Room B Visit H-GAC’s page for this event! Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new … Continue reading
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
HREG's Solar Workshop @  TXRX | Houston | Texas | United States
2:00 pm
This free workshop addresses the basics on how to install and operate a solar system.  It covers topics such as solar array types, costs of equipment and labor, permitting, energy savings, and reliability.   The instructor Bill Swann is an expert … Continue reading
Homeschool Days @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Jan 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Homeschool Days @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center  | Houston | Texas | United States
3:00 pm
Sheldon Lake State Park’s January 2018 Weekly Program Homeschool Days From fishing to ponding to technology, kids will learn something new each week! Great for all school-aged kids! There is plenty of fun to be had and things to learn … Continue reading
Sunrise Photography @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Jan 27 @ 6:30 am – 8:00 am
Sunrise Photography @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center  | Houston | Texas | United States
6:30 am
Catch the sunrise at Sheldon Lake State Park! Registration is required. Calling all photographers!  Have you ever wondered what the sun coming over the restored prairie looks like?  Can you imagine what sort of animals come out only at dawn? … Continue reading
Jan 27 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
2018 Spring Charrette: Design Charrette @ Rice University | Houston | Texas | United States
8:30 am
Can design ingenuity create a new archetype that promotes aspirations for Houston? This year rdAGENTS are joining forces with AIA young professionals to host a design charrette to challenge teams to reimagine the site of the Meat Packing Building (noted below) along Commerce street. The site of … Continue reading
Garden Party Work Day @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Garden Party Work Day @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center  | Houston | Texas | United States
9:00 am
Come join us while we dig into the Wildscape Garden at Sheldon Lake State Park! By cleaning up the brush, removing weedy plants, and trimming back bushes, you are helping the wildscape grow and creating a wonderful demonstration garden! This … Continue reading
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Milby Park Volunteer Day @ Milby Park | Houston | Texas | United States
9:00 am
Join the SCA and HPARD’s Natural Resources Management Program for this volunteer tree planting event. The Milby Park restoration project on Sims Bayou began in the spring of 2017. Volunteers and SCA crews planted approximately 2,000 trees, but help is needed … Continue reading
Nature Revealed: Armadillos @ Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
Jan 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Nature Revealed: Armadillos @ Houston Arboretum & Nature Center | Houston | Texas | United States
9:30 am
Many of us only know armadillos as roadkill or kitschy Texas souvenirs, but they’re truly fascinating animals. They seem prehistoric, but they’re relatively recent arrivals here in North America. They’re rarely encountered, yet they’re extremely common and surprisingly urban. In … Continue reading
AIA’s Museum District Walking Tour @ MFAH Cullen Sculpture Garden
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am
AIA's Museum District Walking Tour @ MFAH Cullen Sculpture Garden | Houston | Texas | United States
10:00 am
The Houston Museum District is one of the few areas in the country with such a dense population of museums, public art, contemporary architecture, and landscape design. On this 2-hour walking tour, you will experience the quintessential Modernism of Mies … Continue reading
MPC Volunteer Orientation & Open House @ Cullen Running Trails Center
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
MPC Volunteer Orientation & Open House @ Cullen Running Trails Center | Houston | Texas | United States
10:00 am
Start 2018 by learning ways to get involved with Memorial Park! The Park is growing and with that comes more opportunities for volunteers. Join Memorial Park Conservancy for an open house at the Cullen Running Trails Center to learn more about their volunteer program … Continue reading
Neches River Adventure @ Riverfront Park in Beaumont
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Neches River Adventure @ Riverfront Park in Beaumont
10:00 am
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
Field Day! @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Jan 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Field Day! @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center  | Houston | Texas | United States
11:00 am
Sheldon Lake State Park’s January 2018 Weekly Program Field Day! Join a ranger for a hike, fishing, game, or another outdoor activity! Come to Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center to join in our outdoor fun! Every week … Continue reading
HREG’s Climate Candidate Forum @ West University Elementary School
Jan 27 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
HREG's Climate Candidate Forum @ West University Elementary School | Houston | Texas | United States
12:30 pm
Please join us at The Houston Climate Forum 2018 with Congressman Beto O’Rourke and Texas’ 7th District Congressional Candidates: Joshua Butler, James Cargas, Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, Laura Moser, Ivan Sanchez, Alex Triantaphyllis, and Jason Westin, M.D. Come learn about each Congressional Candidate’s positions on all … Continue reading
Ask a Ranger @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Jan 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Ask a Ranger @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center  | Houston | Texas | United States
2:00 pm
Sheldon Lake State Park’s January 2018 Weekly Program Ask a Ranger Stop by our table to ask a ranger any question you may have! Come on over to Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center and look for our … Continue reading
Guided Photography Hike @ Armand Bayou Nature Center
Jan 27 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Guided Photography Hike @ Armand Bayou Nature Center
4:30 pm
Armand Bayou Nature Center offers unique opportunities to capture that great photograph. During the walk, the guide will identify flora and fauna while giving you a new appreciation of the magnificent scenery and photo opportunities offered at the Nature Center. … Continue reading