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Houston Arboretum and Nature Center » Environmental Resource Guide

The Environmental Resource Guide is a searchable, web-based resource that includes information about all organizations in the Greater Houston Area conducting environmental work. This guide is a one-stop-shop for any resources or connections you may need, and is updated often to ensure you have access to the newest information.

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Houston Arboretum and Nature Center

Work 4501 Woodway Drive` Houston TX 77024-7708 Work Phone: (713)-681-8433 Website: Houston Arboretum and Nature Center Website


Purpose: To provide education about the natural environment to people of all ages and to protect and enhance the Arboretum as a haven and as a sanctuary for native plants and animals. Programs: Adult classes on nature, wildlife, art, photography, food and wine, and more. We also offer family programs, special events, Memberships, private group tours, guided nature hikes, citizen science opportunities, a Nature Shop, and rentals. See website for details Major Events: Arbor Day in January, Tapas on the Trails in February, Earth Day in April, Alfresco Gala in April, Native Plant Sale in spring and fall, Pup Crawl in spring, Bingo events in summer, ArBOOretum in October, Arbor Cup Golf Tournament in October. Children’s Activities: Tyke Hikes for 18 months – 3 years, Home School for 5-12 years, Summer, Winter and Spring Break Camps for 4-12 years, Boy and Girl Scout programs, Guided Field Experience & Discovery Room programs for school groups, Birthday Parties. Volunteer Opportunities: We use individual volunteers for conservation, gardening, Discovery Room, lobby/gift shop,special events, educational programs, outreach events and more. Group Opportunities available. Publications: Website; quarterly Program Guide, e-newsletter: the Leaflet. Debbie Markey, Executive Director (713)-366-0371 dmarkey@houstonarboretum.org Christine Mansfield, Marketing and Development (713)-366-0426 cmansfield@houstonarboretum.org