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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: Kickerillo Mischer Bird Survey with Houston Audubon

Kickerillo Mischer Preserve 20215 Chasewood Park Drive, Houston

A Monthly Bird Survey at the Kickerillo Mischer Preserve in Houston Leaders: Mary Anne Weber, Skip Almoney, Geoff Newton Houston 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. This bird survey takes place on the third Tuesday of each month. You do not have to be a member of Houston Audubon Society to participate. The preserve was donated to Houston's Precinct 4 in January... Read More →

VSP: KPC Work Day

KPC Indiangrass Preserve-Field Office 31975 Hebert Road, Waller

Where: KPC's Indiangrass Preserve and Shrike Prairie When: Tuesdays | 9 am – 3 pm (Also every Friday and  Saturday of the month | 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 KPC preserves that... Read More →

VSP: Edith Moore Nature Sanctuary Tuesday Trail Crew

Edith Moore Nature Sanctuary 440 Wilchester Blvd , Houston, TX

The Tuesday trail crew at Edith Moore Nature Sanctuary meets from 9 AM until noon every Tuesday year-round. Trail crew projects include everything under the sun, including boardwalk construction and maintenance, trail trimming and privet/ligustrum removal. Please contact Juanita Perkins at to sign up.

AT: Monarch Butterfly Migration with Diane Russell

Sugar Land Garden Club 702 Burney Road, Sugar Land

Speaker: Dr. Diane Russell Topic: Monarch Butterfly Migration Title: A Trip to the Monarch Overwintering Sites in Michoacan Yearbook blurb from speaker-provided bio: You're invited to sit back and enjoy a trip to Mexico with our guest speaker, Dr. Diane Russell. Dr. Russell is a retired anatomist who has been a member of the Coastal Prairie Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalists since 2011. Please join us for a fun and very informative hour as Dr. Russell relates little-known facts about the incredible 3000 miles round trip of... Read More →


AT: Wintering Sparrows

Edith Moore Nature Sanctuary 440 Wilchester Blvd , Houston, TX

Secretive and challenging to identify are what make this group of birds Fun. The Upper Texas Coast is a great place to see wintering sparrows. Learn the key principles of identification that will enable you to separate the 17 different species that are possible. After this class you will no longer call sparrows little brown birds, you will recognize them as sparrows. Class: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 (7:00-8:45 PM) Field Trip: Saturday, November 23, 2019 (7:30 AM - 3:30 PM) Instructor Glenn Olsen leads natural history and birding... Read More →

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