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VSP: Board Meeting

Zoom Online Meeting Advance registration required

The Texas Master Naturalist Coastal Prairie Chapter (TMNCPC) board meeting will be held on the third Wednesday of the month from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Board meetings are open to... Read More →

AT: Texas Watershed Steward Workshop – Sabine River Watershed

Virtual Meeting Advance registration required

This free workshop will be offered virtually. (as well as in-person in Orange, Texas)   Advance registration is required.  A copy of the Texas Watershed Steward Curriculum Handbook will be available for download before the class. In addition to virtual, the free workshop will be held at the Orange County Convention and Expo Center located at... Read More →

AT: Fall Birding Frenzy- Intro To Birding

Online Zoom

This 8-week, VIRTUAL birding series is a great way to learn more about the basics of birdwatching. There will be new topics each week, led by certified Texas Master Naturalist and owner of Birding for Fun, Kristine Rivers. Attend as many or as few classes as you are interested in, but make sure you sign... Read More →


VSP: Coastal Prairie Conservancy, Formerly Katy Prairie Conservancy, – 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... Read More →

AT: Building a Community of Prairie Citizens Panel Discussion

Houston Botanic Garden One Botanic Lane, Houston

Join a panel of horticulture and conservation experts as they explore the importance of drawing on the prairie legacy of America to inspire a “prairie citizenry” to use new native landscapes to connect with our tallgrass past while also building a better future for all. Panel: Carol Davit, Executive Director, Missouri Prairie Foundation Francisco J.... Read More →


AT: Backyard Wild by Cee Cee Parker

Online Zoom

Cee Cee Parker will present personal stories and her photography of her own ‘wildlife oasis’ – 31 acres in Fort Bend County - complete with her deer herd, Henri the blue heron, Farley the Fortunate Turtle, coyotes, and even a bobcat (who didn’t stay long enough to get a name). Numerous birds nest and visit... Read More →


Seabourne Garden Group Meeting

Come join the Seabourne Garden Group for our Zoom October meeting on October 28 at 1pm! We will be touring the Houston Botanical Gardens virtually, learning about bats and how to garden for bats, and get an update on the signage and pamphlets we have been working on .  You can also learn how you... Read More →

Celebration of Life for Mac McDowell

Bud O'Shieles Community Center 1402 Band Rd , Rosenberg, TX

A Celebration of Life for our chapter advisor Mac McDowell will be held this Saturday, Oct 30 from 2 to 6 pm at the Bud O'Shieles Community Center.  She had been with us since the beginning and had played an important role in the success of our chapter.  We are all invited to attend this... Read More →

AT: Why Insects Matter


Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church in Houston invites you to a monthly environmental education web meeting series whose theme in 2021 is Healthy Planet = Healthy People = Healthy Economy. In October, join Scott Solomon, Associate Teaching Professor in Biosciences at Rice University, for a discussion on the complex relationships we have with insects... Read More →