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Oct
19
Tue
2021
Sheldon Lake Prairie Restoration @ Sheldon Lake Sate Park & Environmental Learning Center
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Sheldon Lake Prairie Restoration @ Sheldon Lake Sate Park & Environmental Learning Center | Houston | Texas | United States

Every Tuesday. Join volunteers to help with the ongoing restoration of historic tall grass prairie. Activities include separating and potting rescued grasses, planting mature grasses and collecting seed. No training necessary. Held at Sheldon Lake State Park and Environmental Learning Center, 14140 Garrett Road, Houston, Texas 77044.

Oct
20
Wed
2021
Children’s Nature Classes @ Armand Bayou Nature Center
Oct 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Children's Nature Classes @ Armand Bayou Nature Center | Pasadena | Texas | United States

Looking for a place to get your children outdoors? ABNC’s EcoClasses will allow your child to explore, discover and observe (STEM). Join them for some great nature experiences! Check out their website at abnc.org for details or call 713-274-2668 to reserve your spot.

EcoTots are for children 18-36 months with an adult every Friday.
EcoKids are for children ages 3-6 every Wednesday and Friday.
EcoSchoolers are for homeschool children ages 7-10 every Wednesday and Friday.    EcoAdventurers are for children ages 11-14 every Wednesday.

Please bring a Snack, Refillable Water Bottle, mask, closed toe shoes and dress for the weather.

E.P.I.C Program @ Eddie V. Grey Wetlands Education Center
Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Environment Protectors Initiating Change (E.P.I.C)

E.P.I.C. is a free service learning club for high school teens that is aimed at learning about, and solving coastal environmental problems through hands-on projects.

If you would like to:

  • Make a difference
  • Help your community
  • Make new friends
  • Gain volunteer hours
  • Have fun

Join them for a meeting at the Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Center on Wednesdays 4 pm – 5 pm!

Oct
21
Thu
2021
Various Farmers Markets: Kingwood, Galveston’s Own, Westchase District, Mid-Main Night market….
Oct 21 all-day
Audubon Bird Survey @ Baytown Nature Center
Oct 21 @ 8:00 am

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Houston Audubon in partnership with the Baytown Nature Center is leading a monthly count at the Baytown Nature Center. Jan & David Hanson are the leaders. The survey is usually conducted on the third Thursday of each month, September through May, and results are posted on eBird. The survey normally begins at 8 AM. Fore more information, visit houstonaudubon.org.

 

Meet at BNC Visitor Center

Bring water, snacks, insect repellant and binoculars!

Oct
22
Fri
2021
Prairie Friday @ Armand Bayou Nature Center
Oct 22 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Prairie Friday @ Armand Bayou Nature Center | Pasadena | Texas | United States

An opportunity to participate in stewardship work for registered volunteers–if you are not already a volunteer, please check out Armand Bayou Nature Centers’ website for more information.

Help restore the prairie by potting and planting native plants and forbs every Friday, rain or shine. You do not need to attend every Friday.

Children’s Nature Classes @ Armand Bayou Nature Center
Oct 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Children's Nature Classes @ Armand Bayou Nature Center | Pasadena | Texas | United States

Looking for a place to get your children outdoors? ABNC’s EcoClasses will allow your child to explore, discover and observe (STEM). Join them for some great nature experiences! Check out their website at abnc.org for details or call 713-274-2668 to reserve your spot.

EcoTots are for children 18-36 months with an adult every Friday.
EcoKids are for children ages 3-6 every Wednesday and Friday.
EcoSchoolers are for homeschool children ages 7-10 every Wednesday and Friday.    EcoAdventurers are for children ages 11-14 every Wednesday.

Please bring a Snack, Refillable Water Bottle, mask, closed toe shoes and dress for the weather.

Oct
23
Sat
2021
Various Farmers Markets: Urban Harvest, Energy Corridor, Finca Farm Stand, Plant It Forward, more…
Oct 23 all-day
Various Farmers Markets: Urban Harvest, Energy Corridor, Finca Farm Stand, Plant It Forward, more...

We used to list these markets individually, but it was just too much!

Deer Park Prairie: Workday @ Deer Park Prairie
Oct 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Deer Park Prairie: Workday @ Deer Park Prairie | Deer Park | Texas | United States

Workday: Fourth Saturday of each month, 9:00 a.m. to noon or later

Visitation of Deer Park Prairie is by appointment only. Since the prairie will be attended on scheduled workdays, they will be ideal days to visit. Please email HNPAT@TexasPrairie for appointment on either workdays or any other days.

1222 E. Purdue Lane, Deer Park, TX 77536  (Check out the map for more direction details)
Please bring a signed liability release: adult or  adult+children

Please do not park directly in front of our neighbors’ houses – park across the street.

As always on the prairie, wear closed-toe shoes and long pants. For seed collecting, bring clippers  if you have them. Also recommended are long-sleeved shirt, hat, water, insect repellent, sunscreen.

Email HNPAT@TexasPrairie.org to RSVP and for event day contact number. Last minute deciders are welcome, but will not be contacted in case of cancellation, etc.