VSP: Native Prairies Association of Texas at Lawther-Deer Park Prairie – 4th Saturday Workdays

Deer Park Lawther Prairie 1222 E. Purdue Lane, Deer Park, TX

Interested in helping the Native Prairies Association of Texas at Lawther-Deer Park Prairie? Who: Native Prairies Association of Texas What: "The 4th Saturday monthly workdays offer an opportunity to explore and help maintain this special coastal prairie. For the foreseeable future, we will be working on invasives removal and demo garden." When: 4th Saturday of... Read More →

VSP: Missouri City Green Edible Earth Fest

YMCA Fort Bend 4433 Cartwright Road, Missouri City, TX

"Take a ride down the tastiest trail in Texas at this year's Edible Earth Fest. Grab your basket and fill up on free fruits, plants, and garden supplies while enjoying the environmental activity stations. Then take a hay ride with the trail's creator and get an inside look at the locally-famous Edible Arbor Trail. The... Read More →


AT: From Pests to Pollinators – Why Insects Matter to Plants and People

Houston Botanic Garden One Botanic Lane, Houston

Join ecologist Dr. Scott Solomon for a discussion of the many ways that insects interact with plants, from adversarial enemies to essential partners. We'll consider their negative impacts on plants and people through their roles as pests, parasites, and vectors of disease, as well as their many beneficial roles as pollinators, seed dispersers, and pest managers. You'll gain insights into the fascinating lives and... Read More →


AT: Gardening with Native and Wetland Plants

Brazos Bend State Park 21901 FM 762 Rd, Needville, Texas

Update: EVENT FULL, check with organizer for openings This event is Free, but registration is required. Please sign up by emailing Mark Morgenstern at markmorg64@gmail.com. Free event focused on gardening with native local plants. Green Star Wetland Plant Farm will speak about wetland plants. Hear about gardening for Monarch butterflies from Carol Clark with Monarch... Read More →


VSP: Houston Audubon’s Archbishop Joseph A. Fiorenza Park (Phase 2) Survey

Archbishop Joseph A. Fiorenza Park (Phase 2) 4025 Eldridge Parkway, Houston, TX

Fourth Monday of the Month Bird Survey at Archbishop Fiorenza Park (Phase 2) Houston Audubon welcomes all levels of volunteers on its bird surveys. If you're new to birding, this is an excellent way to begin your experience. "We must practice social distancing and cannot have any single group larger than 10. We will start... Read More →


AT: Texas Waters Specialist Study Group – Ch. 3 and Ch. 7

Online Zoom

The Texas Waters Specialist study group will be having a discussion session on Monday, March 27 covering Ch. 3 - "The Watershed's Role as a Natural System" and Ch. 7 - "Natural Instruments of Watershed Change." Topics that we’ll be discussing include: What is the primary role that flowing water plays in a watershed? Is erosion a... Read More →

VSP: Coastal Prairie Conservancy/KPC – Tuesday Work Day at Indiangrass Prairie

CPC Indiangrass Preserve-Field Office 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, Texas

The Coastal  Prairie Conservancy (CPC) seeks “Preserve and Native Nursery Volunteers”. Its COVID-19 Update notes volunteer opportunities are “Open to vaccinated volunteers”. “Come get your hands dirty on the prairie. Every Tuesday and Friday on the Indiangrass Preserve, volunteers participate in activities critical to the success of our restoration program. Volunteers maintain the Ann Hamilton... Read More →

AT: Plant Party: Everything Pollinators

  Everything Pollinators Join us on March 29th from 10:00 - 11:30 AM (Central) for "Everything Pollinators". We'll have 5 short presentations from experts in the field and will be giving away lots of DOOR PRIZES! You must register to receive the Zoom link the day before. It's FREE! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PPPollinators Plant Party is a quarterly, advanced... Read More →

VSP: Coastal Prairie Conservancy Friday Work Day at Indiangrass Prairie

CPC Indiangrass Preserve-Field Office 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, Texas

Per the Coastal Prairie Conservancy (CPC), "COVID-19 UPDATE - Volunteer opportunities are back! Following the latest recommendation from the CDC, face coverings are now optional for volunteers and visitors indoors and outdoors. We ask that all volunteers and visitors continue to act with courtesy, kindness, and common sense, respecting the choice of the Coastal Prairie... Read More →