The CEC Calendar of Events features any Houston Area event centered around the environment. CEC’s network of partners are invited to submit events that they wish to share with the public, from volunteer opportunities, to lectures, to community celebrations! These events are updated weekly to ensure the public has as many opportunities as possible to participate.

CEC Events


The Environmental Educators Exchange (EEE) Virtual Meet Ups take place every other Friday at 8:30 AM. Join us for a chance to connect with fellow educators, swap stories, share resources, and build a sense of community! Email the Citizens’ Environmental Coalition (CEC) for the Google Meet Link. These meetings are hosted by CEC in partnership with Texas Association for Environmental Education.


Tuesday, September 20, 2022. Climate Fresk! Climate Fresk is a workshop that helps you to learn the facts of climate change through a playful, interactive, and scientific game. CEC is partnering with Central City Co-Op, Blackwood Educational Land Institute, and the Climate Fresk organization to host a night of fun and learning. It will be held from 6-9 pm at the POST Houston, 401 Franklin Street, on the rooftop next to the garden. Register here!


November 15 and 16 – Member Convening! More information coming soon.

Archbishop Fiorenza Park Phase 2 Bird Survey @ Archbishop Fiorenza Park
Sep 28 @ 8:00 am

Meet in front of the bathrooms near the parking lot off Eldridge.

Are you looking for a fantastic place to see an amazing array of birds? Join Houston Audubon on the fourth Wednesday of each month at Archbishop Fiorenza Park (Phase 2) between Eldridge and Highway 6 for the chance to see a multitude of species, get a good healthy walk in and enjoy the company of other outdoor loving folks. This park has miles of paved trails, wooded thickets, open grassy areas, large detention ponds with bird islands and much more. It is north of the Westpark Tollway and just north of the original Archbishop Fiorenza Park on Eldridge.

Email Mary Anne Weber at if you’d like to participate.

Various Farmers Markets: Kingwood, Galveston’s Own, Westchase District, Mid-Main Night market….
Sep 29 all-day
Heartwood Master Naturalist Chapter Meeting @ Online Venue
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 5 @ 8:00 pm

Attend the Monthly Chapter Meeting of the Heartwood Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalists.

All Chapter members and prospective members are invited.

1st Wednesday of each month, except December. – 6:00 p.m.
Chapter announcements + Guest Speaker

Want to see the upcoming topics? Click here for the full page view.

View the Bulletin for specifics about each monthly meeting.

Various Farmers Markets: Kingwood, Galveston’s Own, Westchase District, Mid-Main Night market….
Oct 6 all-day
Houston Climate Protection Alliance Meeting @ First Unitarian Universalist Church
Oct 9 @ 1:00 pm

HCPA generally meets the second Sunday of the month, 1:00 PM (possibly 12:30 summer months) to about 1:30, on the second floor (check Sunday activities sheet at front desk for room assignment) at First Unitarian Universalist Church, 5200 Fannin St. at Southmore.  Speakers talk about new developments in climate science and solutions, and we share the ups and downs of being climate activists.  The meeting includes the church’s Climate Action Team, which focuses on how the church community can be part of the solution.

Hermann Park Bird Survey @ Hermann Park
Oct 10 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

Hermann Park Bird Survey

Leaders: Skip Almoney and Peter Tsan

They meet at  8:00 AM (7:30 in the summer months). Take the Parking Lot D entry from

Masks are optional for vaccinated participants and social distancing is recommended. Please wear a mask if unvaccinated. Please contact Julie Francis at if you’d like to participate. The Hermann Park Survey is conducted on the second Monday of the month. Everyone is welcome — beginners, experts, or even if you’re just curious. Please bring binoculars. If you don’t have any, let them know in advance and they’ll provide them.

For more information, please visit

Clear Lake Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas @ Forest Room (B1418), Bayou Building University of Houston-Clear Lake
Oct 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
White Oak Bayou Association Monthly Meeting
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The White Oak Bayou Association board meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month (except November) at 7:00 pm.  If you would like to join us for our board meetings, please call 765-426-1743 to confirm.  From time to time we change our meeting venue.

In November, the Association holds its annual meeting.WOBA

Engineers Without Borders monthly meeting @ Online Event
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Engineers Without Borders hold monthly chapter-wide meetings, typically on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, to keep their chapter up to date. They also use these meetings as a time to share what’s going on with our project teams as well as collaborate on issues and discuss special topics. Meetings are open to everyone, engineers and non-engineers alike, so call in and get involved!