Worried about what to do with the kids? Get back to nature this spring break!
- Spring Break Camp: Mammals, Friend or Fur? This all day event is for human mammals ages 4-12. Come and learn more about this diverse and fascinating group of creatures and get to know some of the special mammals that live right here in Texas. Visit the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center website to sign up.
- co-Art Camp – Artist Boat 2018: Campers ages 5-12 will experience true science and art enrichment with the creation of shark mania Eco-Art, running March 12-16. Each camper will create high quality art projects to inspire people to conserve our Gulf Coast. Visit artistboat.org to learn more, or register by calling 409-770-0722.
- Spring into Nature–Spring Break Camp in Baytown: We only have one Earth! Discover ways to keep it beautiful and clean. Explore water, land, and air during this week of appreciating Earth’s natural beauty. Learn more and register at Baytown.org.
Of course, this is when the number of environmental outings really ramp up. The Memorial Park Conservancy Brunch Run, the Buffalo Bayou Partnership Regatta, Mercer Arboretum’s March Mart, the Tour de Houston, Trash Bash (T), Bayou Greenways Day, the American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Climb, the Gulf Coast Water Conservation Symposium, Houston ToolBank’s Hammers and Ales, and the Boomin’ and Bloomin’ Attwater Prairie Chicken Festival are just are just a few of the big upcoming events. And then, of course, there’s Earth Day Houston on April 22, 2018. Check out the CEC online calendar for hundreds of events in the area. (And, if we are missing anything, email [email protected] with the scoop.)
Photo Credit: Tiffany Norman of the Houston Parks Board share this photo–from last year’s Bayou Greenways Day. This year’s event, on the 24th, is just one of many amazing events coming up.
Earth Day Houston: Call for Exhibitors, Speakers, and Sponsors
Please mark your calendars for Earth Day Houston on Sunday, April 22, 2018, from noon to 6 pm at Discovery Green park! Hosted in partnership with the Citizens’ Environmental Coalition, Discovery Green’s citywide Earth Day celebration–presented by Green Mountain Energy–is designed to inspire, educate, and encourage action. The event features displays, exhibits and booths on topics ranging from alternative energy to recycling methods, a foodie farmers market, Canned Acoustica, recycling, and more.
The Citizens’ Environmental Coalition is currently accepting applications for exhibitors for the Earth Day festival. If you are interested in being a sponsor or corporate volunteering, please email [email protected]