Houston City Council At-Large Candidate Climate Solutions Forum

Join us for this important Environmental Forum to discuss topics that are focused on the City of Houston.  You are encouraged to bike or travel electrically by taking the Green Line to the Coffee Plant/Second Ward light rail station. The house is one block away at 317 Sampson Street.  Please bring your own chair and reusable water bottle.

The event is sponsored by 350.org Houston, Citizens Climate Lobby Houston, Energy & Environmental Democrats, Environment Texas, Houston Climate Movement, and Houston Renewable Energy Group.  #oursharedhouston

TWRC Wildlife Center’s 2nd Annual

When: September 28th 2019
Time: Check in a 7AM Run/Walk starts at 8 AM
Where: Nottingham Park, 14205 Kimberley Ln, Houston, Texas 77079
– Directions
Additional Notes: This is a timed run that benefits Texas wildlife.
There will be prizes for top male and female runners, best wildlife costume, face painting for the kids and much more!

Registration Options

  • $25 Child Runner Age 5-12
  • $35 Single Run
  • $75 Runner Pair (includes 2 raffle tickets)
  • $125 Team or Family of 4


There will be a raffle for some fun prizes like; Sport Baskets, Starbucks Baskets, Gift Cards, etc… the day of the 5K! Raffle tickets are pre-sale only. You may add some to your registration and your raffle tickets will be in your race packet! You can also stop by the Center and purchase them.

Ticket Cost: Single Ticket for $5 / Bundle of 5 Tickets for $20

Fall Wildflower Day at Lawther-Deer Park Prairie Preserve

Please join the Houston Chapter of Native Prairies Association of Texas for their Fall Wildflower Day to enjoy the fall blooms and wildlife at the Lawther-Deer Park Prairie Preserve.

See prairie plants that you can use in your garden to attract pollinators, learn seed collecting techniques and take some Deer Park Prairie seeds home. Experience the beauty of insects through Chuck Duplant’s photos at tinyurl.com/CDuplant; then come and learn about them from him in person.  Bring your camera or smartphone to take photos of plants and animals that you see and post on the Deer Park Prairie Project on Naturalist.org.  Activities include:

● Bird Survey (tentative)
● Insect Net Sweeping – by Chuck DuPlant at the Insect Popup Tent
● Wildflower Walk – learn plant identification techniques, including taking photos
● Seed Collecting / Prairie History walk
● Complimentary lunch

Since lunch will be provided, RSVP IS REQUIRED, at https://tinyurl.com/DPP190928, so they can have a food count.