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February 2019

AT: Biophilia, A Diologue With Art, Nature, And Science

February 8 @ 9:00 am - May 31 @ 5:00 pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Dr
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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BIOPHILIA: A Dialogue with Art, Nature, and Science is an extensive art and multimedia sensory experience that unravels man’s intimate relationship with the natural world. Artist, naturalist and New York Times bestselling author Christopher Marley reveals the sometimes obscure beauty in nature through his three-dimensional work with animal, mineral and plant specimens. “Biophilia” meaning “love of life” is simultaneously explained and experienced in Marley’s immersive exhibit where the ancient connection between art, nature, and science is explored. Tapping the natural…

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March 2019

AT: Spring Creek Greenway Ambassador Program

March 21 @ 8:00 am - April 13 @ 5:00 pm
Spring Creek Greenway, 10330 Lake Rd. Bldg. J
Houston, 77070
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Become a Spring Creek Greenway Ambassador! The Spring Creek Greenway Ambassador program is our free adult environmental education program. We offer this program twice a year with five classes held on weeknights and weekends. As an Ambassador, you will learn about the unique features of the local ecology and all the exciting work that BLC does. After completing the program, you will have a better understanding of what’s in your backyard, how to protect and preserve the greenway, and how…

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VSP: Houston Audubon Birdathon

March 22 - May 13

Whether you can identify 2 species or 2,000, birders of all experience levels are welcome to participate in Birdathon!  Birdathon is the birder's equivalent to a walkathon, but better (because you get to look at birds all day). Teams of 2 or more (typically 4-5) compete to count as many bird species as possible in one 24-hour period. Birdathon is primarily a fundraiser for the Houston Audubon, so teams also compete to raise the most money for the best cause: bird…

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VSP: Houston Audubon Natives Nursery

March 22 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Friday, repeating until December 27, 2019

Edith Moore Nature Sanctuary, 440 Wilchester Blvd
Houston, TX, 77079
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Every Friday morning, Houston Audubon volunteers work in the Natives Nursery at Edith L Moore Nature Sanctuary, separating seedlings and bumping up wildflowers and grasses into 1-gallon containers. The plants are then used in coastal prairie restoration projects or are offered for sale in support of the Bird Friendly Community Program.   There are breaks for snacks and coffee.  They start earlier in the summer to avoid the heat.   If you would like to join the Friday morning volunteers,…

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VSP: Edith Moore Nature Sanctuary Community Workdays

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 27, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on November 16, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on December 21, 2019 at 9:00am

Edith Moore Nature Sanctuary, 440 Wilchester Blvd
Houston, TX, 77079
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COMMUNITY WORKDAYS Join the crew at the Edith Moore Nature Sanctuary for a morning of gardening and sanctuary maintenance.  They work 9 AM – 12 PM, once a month on the 4th Saturday from September through April (3rd Saturday in November and December).  Activities include trail maintenance, filling bird feeders and baths, litter pick-up, native gardening, and invasive species removal. It's a great way to enjoy the outdoors and meet like-minded friends! Bring water, sunscreen, bug repellent & gloves/clippers if you…

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AT: Nature Revealed- The Hidden World of Trees

March 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Houston Arboretum, 4501 Woodway Drive
Houston, TX 7, 77024
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$20 – $35

Trees aren’t just a dull backdrop for animals – they have a fascinating hidden life of their own. Trees are fierce competitors, poisoning and crowding each other out, but they also cooperate, sharing resources with one another using other species as mediators. In this class we’ll dig deep into the secret world of trees, from their constant battle with herbivores to their surprising ability to communicate. We’ll also go on a walk to explore our own local tree species and…

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AT: Habitat Highways- Pathways of Survival for Pollinators

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920,
Tomball, TX 77377
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FREE

Angela Chandler, The Garden Academy Development is an inevitable result of human progress, but it interrupts natures migratory flow. Each of us can be a huge part of providing stepping stones for bees, butterflies and beneficials by creating a patchwork, or chain, of habitats that will serve as feeding and resting stations during migrations for weather or breeding. You can choose the size and style of your pollinator pathway garden. And the plant palette is huge – there is something…

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AT: Habitat Highways-Pathways of Survival for Pollinators

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920,
Tomball, TX 77377
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FREE

Angela Chandler, The Garden Academy Development is an inevitable result of human progress, but it interrupts natures migratory flow. Each of us can be a huge part of providing stepping stones for bees, butterflies, and beneficials by creating a patchwork, or chain, of habitats that will serve as feeding and resting stations during migrations for weather or breeding. You can choose the size and style of your pollinator pathway garden. And the plant palette is huge – there is something…

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AT: Snake Sense

March 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Galveston County Extension Office, 4102-B Main Street (FM 519)
La Marque, TX,
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FREE

Mr. Tom Wilks will present a seminar on Snake Sense Topics to be discussed include identification of area snakes; snakebite prevention and first aid; snake handling techniques and equipment; snake conservation; venom research and medical advances; and snakes as pets Mr. Wilks has been collecting, studying, and photographing reptiles for over 50 years. He has worked as a zookeeper in the Reptile Department at the San Antonio Zoo and as a wildlife guide at the Bayou Wildlife Park in Dickinson.…

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AT: Introduction to iNaturalist

March 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Houston Arboretum, 4501 Woodway Drive
Houston, TX 7, 77024
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$10 – $15

The iNaturalist app is a fun and engaging tool for exploring your surroundings. Upload a picture of a plant, animal, or mushroom, and the iNaturalist community will do their best to identify it for you. By using the app you help contribute to scientific projects around the world. In this class we’ll go over the basics of the app, from uploading sightings to joining projects. It’s perfect preparation for next month’s City Nature Challenge! Please have the iNaturalist app downloaded…

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