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VSP: Project Feeder Watch from Nov 9 – April 3

Your Own Backyard! Your Own Address!, Texas

Counting for the 2019-20 FeederWatch season begins on November 9 and runs through April 3, 2020. Join now for the 2019–20 season, which runs from November 9 through April 3. If you haven't signed up yet, sign up now to ensure that your account is activated in time for the start of the season. Please join the project for the country in which you reside. ID numbers needed for data entry are printed on the letter that comes in the instructional kit mailed to all first-time participants. It... Read More →

$15 – $18

VSP Seabourne Volunteer Day

Seabourne Creek Nature Park 3831 State Highway 36 South, Rosenberg

Come help out at Seabourne Creek Nature Park, our signature project!  There are several areas that we need help in: Butterfly Garden Prairie Demo Garden Prairie Restoration Project Arboretum Project Bird Sanctuary Boy Scout Projects You will earn VSP hours and have a good time working with your fellow master naturalists! Seabourne is located at Map to Seabourne

VSP: Houston Audubon’s Monthly Bird Survey at Willow Water Hole Reserve

Willow Waterhole Reserve 5201 South Willow Drive, Houston

HAS Monthly Bird Survey at Houston's Willow Waterhole Reserve General Information Leader: Mary Ann Beauchemin, Senior Naturalist at the Nature Discovery Center. The Nature Discovery Center is partnering with Houston Audubon to conduct the Willow Waterhole survey. The Willow Waterhole Bird Survey was started in June 2007 and is held on the third Saturday of each month (but no survey in December). During the 2-hour count, the number of species identified can range from around 30 in summer to over 50 in the winter. The survey begins in... Read More →

VSP: Bird Banding at GCBO

Gulf Coast Bird Observatory 103 Texas 332, Lake Jackson

You are invited to join the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory at their monthly bird banding program at the GCBO headquarters in Lake Jackson on the third Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Licensed bird banders and GCBO Research Associates Robert and Kay Lookingbill band at the sanctuary on a regular basis. Birds are captured for banding in very fine nylon nets known as “mist nets” because they are almost invisible in the environment. Captured birds are weighed and measured and their species, sex, and... Read More →

VSP: Edith Moore Nature Sanctuary Community Workdays

Edith Moore Nature Sanctuary 440 Wilchester Blvd , Houston, TX

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 have them. Wear closed-toe shoes & long pants.... Read More →

VSP: KPC Work Day at Indiangrass Prairie

KPC Indiangrass Preserve-Field Office 31975 Hebert Road, Waller

Work Day at KPC's Indiangrass Preserve and Shrike Prairie When: Saturdays | 9 am – 1 pm (Also every Friday and Saturday of the month at| 9 am – 1 pm) Who: All are welcomed to participate – no experience necessary. Physical Requirements: Bending, kneeling, or sitting on the ground; some light lifting. What to wear: Closed-toed shoes, tall socks, long pants, long-sleeved shirt, hat. What to bring: Gardening gloves. All other tools are provided. Volunteer benefits: Prairie Work Day volunteers often get to see some of the... Read More →

AT: Volunteer Training

Montgomery County AgriLife Extension Office 9020 Airport Road, Conroe

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