Calendar

Oct
19
Tue
2021
Audubon Bird Survey @ Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve
Oct 19 @ 8:00 am

Meeting Time: 8:00 a.m. in front of the restrooms

Leaders: Mary Anne Weber, Skip Almoney

Precinct 4’s Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve is an 80-acre property featuring Marshall Lake, which spans approximately 40 acres, plus a staff building, paved roads and parking lots, restroom facilities, and 1.7 miles of trails. Houston Audubon’s survey takes place on the third Tuesday of each month starting in December. Email Mary Anne Weber to be put on the notification list.

Habitat Work Days @ NOA I Bldg, UHCL
Oct 19 @ 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 reistle@uhcl.edu.

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
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
KPC Greenhouse Volunteers @ Memorial Park Conservancy Greenhouse
Oct 21 @ 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.

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.

Oct
23
Sat
2021
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.

Oct
26
Tue
2021
Habitat Work Days @ NOA I Bldg, UHCL
Oct 26 @ 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 reistle@uhcl.edu.

Sheldon Lake Prairie Restoration @ Sheldon Lake Sate Park & Environmental Learning Center
Oct 26 @ 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
27
Wed
2021
Archbishop Fiorenza Park Phase 2 Bird Survey @ Archbishop Fiorenza Park
Oct 27 @ 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.