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May 2019

VSP: Edith Moore Nature Sanctuary Tuesday Trail Crew

May 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 17, 2019

Edith Moore Nature Sanctuary, 440 Wilchester Blvd
Houston, TX, 77079
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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 jperkins@houstonaudubon.org to sign up.

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VSP: KPC Work Day

May 28 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2019

KPC Indiangrass Preserve-Field Office, 31975 Hebert Road
Waller, Texas 77484
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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…

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VSP: Seabourne Volunteer Day

May 29 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Seabourne Creek Nature Park, 3831 State Highway 36 South
Rosenberg, TX 77471 United States
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Come help out at Seabourne Creek Nature Park, our signature project!  Our starting time has moved to 9am.   There are several areas that we need help in: Butterfly Garden Weeding, mulching, planting Prairie Demo Garden Planning habitat gardens, planting, weeding, mulching, establishing water features, etc. Prairie Restoration Project Bumping up plants, weeding pots, help community volunteers plant prairie plants Arboretum Project Pruning, mulching, watering, nurturing the newly planted trees etc. Bird Sanctuary Filling bird feeders, maintaining bird sanctuary and…

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VSP: Houston Audubon Natives Nursery

May 31 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am 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: KPC Work Day at Indiangrass Prairie

May 31 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 27, 2019

KPC Indiangrass Preserve-Field Office, 31975 Hebert Road
Waller, Texas 77484
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Where: KPC's Indiangrass Preserve and Shrike Prairie When: Fridays | 9 am – 1 pm (Also every Tuesday at 9 am - 3 pm 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…

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June 2019

VSP: Cullinan Park’s National Trails Day

June 1 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cullinan Park, 12414 Highway 6 S
Sugar Land, TX 77498 United States
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Help to set a world record for trails service on National Trails Day! Each year people all across the country set out on trails in celebration of American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day. Together, we'll give back to the places we love and set the world record for the most people improving trails in a single day for National Trails Day on Saturday, June 1 To join in on the world record, Cullinan Park Conservancy will host a litter cleanup…

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VSP: Eastern Glades Bird Survey with Houston Audubon

June 1 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until September 7, 2019

Memorial Park & Environs, 6501 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77007
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A Birding Survey as a Special Project of the Renovation of Houston's Memorial Park Held monthly on the 1st Saturday, beginning at 8 AM. The survey will be conducted starting in April 2019 and continue through the summer.  You do not have to be a member of Houston Audubon Society to participate. There have been 147 bird species observed within Memorial Park outside of the Hogg Bird Sanctuary and the Houston Arboretum. The Eastern Glades is the first major Master…

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VSP Seabourne Volunteer Day

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 7, 2019

Seabourne Creek Nature Park, 3831 State Highway 36 South
Rosenberg, TX 77471 United States
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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.

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VSP: KPC Work Day at Indiangrass Prairie

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 28, 2019

KPC Indiangrass Preserve-Field Office, 31975 Hebert Road
Waller, Texas 77484
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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…

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VSP: Houston Arboretum and Nature Center Volunteer Orientation

June 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on May 11, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on May 14, 2019 at 5:30 pm

One event on June 1, 2019 at 11:00 am

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center, 4501 Woodway Drive
Houston, TX 77024
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If you enjoy being outdoors or sharing your love of nature with others, consider joining the volunteers at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center.   Their volunteers benefit from learning new skills for your particular job or expanding your knowledge of the natural history of our area. Training can be done on-the-job for some volunteer positions, while others require attending a training session and possibly shadowing staff or an experienced volunteer. Opportunities are available both weekends and weekdays. Once you…

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