Calendar

Sep
29
Tue
2020
Habitat Work Days @ NOA I Bldg, UHCL
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

There are many opportunities for you to get involved with EIH’s WaterSmart Habitat. Whether you’re looking for community service hours, or just a change of pace. Habitat volunteers help weed and mulch flower beds, plant native plants, maintain pathways, and trim trees and bushes. Volunteers may also help clean out the pond on select work days.

Volunteering at EIH is a great way to get your organization involved in the community. Please call in advance if you have a large group or if you would like to schedule your group on a different day. For more information, visit www.uhcl.edu, or contact: Wendy Reistle at 281-283-3045 or [email protected].

Sheldon Lake Prairie Restoration @ Sheldon Lake Sate Park & Environmental Learning Center
Sep 29 @ 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.

Sep
30
Wed
2020
EPIC Service Club in Baytown, TX @ Eddie V. Grey Wetlands Education Center
Sep 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Education Center and the Baytown Nature Center are hosting a free service learning club for high school teens.

Under the supervision of Christina Butcher, Baytown Nature Center Naturalist, and Wetlands Center Education Coordinator, Jina Faith, high school students, who wish to make a difference in the community, make new friends, and/or gain volunteer hours while having fun, meet Wednesday afternoons from 4-5 pm.

Participation in small conservation projects develops teamwork skills and environmental responsibility to enable the students to pick, plan and implement a larger conservation project of their choice.

For additional information, contact: [email protected] or phone 281-420-7140 or [email protected] or phone 281-420-7130.

 

Environmental Protectors Initiating Change (EPIC) is an afterschool club that meets weekly at the Wetlands Education Center, 1724 Market Street, Baytown to learn about and solve coastal environmental problems through hands-on projects.

 

For more events in Baytown, TX, visit Baytown’s Activities & Events calendar.

Oct
1
Thu
2020
KPC Greenhouse Volunteers @ Memorial Park Conservancy Greenhouse
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Memorial Park Conservancy has generously offered Katy Prairie Conservancy use of their greenhouse while the Native Seed Nursery at KPC’s field office in Waller is being renovated. Volunteers will help grow plants that will be used for various Katy Prairie Conservancy spring projects and for the Great Grow Out. The Memorial Park Conservancy Greenhouse is located in Memorial Park on the south side of Memorial Drive. All are welcome, no experience necessary.

Workdays are scheduled for the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month from 9:00 a.m. to noon.

Stormwater Wetland Program Volunteer Opportunity
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stormwater Wetland Program Volunteer Opportunity

The Texas Coastal Watershed Program holds weekly volunteer days for their stormwater wetland program, 9am-12pm on Thursdays. Volunteers help propagate plants in the wetland plant nursery at Exploration Green in Clear Lake City, or at the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory in Lake Jackson.  The stormwater wetland program is developing demonstration projects to show  how wetlands can be designed into flood control basins to clean contaminants from surface runoff,  protect our bayous and bays, and provide a refuge for wildlife. A schedule and more information is available by contacting [email protected].

Oct
3
Sat
2020
Volunteer Service Day: Litter Clean Up @ Jesse Jones Park & Nature Center
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Volunteer Service Day: Litter Clean Up @ Jesse Jones Park & Nature Center

Join the Jesse Jones Park Volunteers to remove trash along the park’s waterways, restoring wildlife habitat and nature’s beauty. The event is followed by a free cookout for participants at noon provided by the Jesse Jones Park Volunteers.

Ages 16 and up. Families and groups are welcome.

Please wear closed-toed shoes and bring your own gloves, if possible. Long pants, a hat, and a refillable water bottle are recommended.

Registration is required. To register or for more information, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Brent Wilkins at 281-446-8588 or [email protected].

Volunteer Meet & Greet @ Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center
Oct 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Volunteer Meet & Greet @ Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center

Have you ever considered volunteering but wasn’t sure where to start? Stop by for a casual gathering with staff and volunteers to learn about the variety of rewarding volunteer opportunities at Jones Park.

The event is preceded by a free cookout for participants a noon provided by the Jesse Jones Park Volunteers.

Families are welcome. Individuals under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult parent or guardian.

To RSVP or for more information, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Brent Wilkins at 281-446-8588 or bwilkin[email protected].

Oct
6
Tue
2020
Habitat Work Days @ NOA I Bldg, UHCL
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

There are many opportunities for you to get involved with EIH’s WaterSmart Habitat. Whether you’re looking for community service hours, or just a change of pace. Habitat volunteers help weed and mulch flower beds, plant native plants, maintain pathways, and trim trees and bushes. Volunteers may also help clean out the pond on select work days.

Volunteering at EIH is a great way to get your organization involved in the community. Please call in advance if you have a large group or if you would like to schedule your group on a different day. For more information, visit www.uhcl.edu, or contact: Wendy Reistle at 281-283-3045 or [email protected].

Sheldon Lake Prairie Restoration @ Sheldon Lake Sate Park & Environmental Learning Center
Oct 6 @ 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.