Hosted by Big Thicket National Preserve FREE! Join Ranger Nathan for an introduction into identifying the edible organisms of Big Thicket! This guided walk will be a 45-60 minute, one-mile trek on the Kirby Nature Trail. Both seasoned naturalists and first-time foragers are welcome, and are certain to have a "berry" good time. *After the... Read More →
Zoom webinar hosted by Ventura Audubon Society. How you feed and maintain feeders is important to prevent the spread of disease among wild songbirds or migratory birds! Details from the Facebook Event page: "Did you get a new feeder for the holidays? Want to get the most our of a new setup in your yard?... Read More →
Big Thicket National Preserve is expanding the volunteer longleaf pine tree planting efforts to three events this coming winter. Volunteers can join park staff and partners to plant over 20,000 longleaf pine trees in December, January, and February. “In the past, Big Thicket has only hosted one longleaf pine tree planting event, Martin Luther King... Read More →
Hosted by the Big Thicket National Preserve FREE! Stroll with Ranger Nathan and take a closer look at the preserve's carnivorous plants and misunderstood creatures. This 45-minute, 1-mile, family-friendly walk is sure to make you think twice about the critters most of us try to avoid in nature! RESERVATIONS: Required. Call the visitor center at... Read More →
Keep Jasper Beautiful hosts the Community-Wide Cleanup event each April. This event is designed to encourage members of the public to come out and clean up the streets where they live! Volunteers will meet at the Outdoor Learning Center / Jasper Arboretum, gear up with the provided supplies, and head out to "litter hot spots"... Read More →
Online Event hosted by Hawk Migration Association of North America (HMANA) "Join us for another in our Lunch & Learn series, this month featuring the Raptor Population Index, RPI. RPI is a collaborative effort to understand and share trends & conservation status of migratory raptors in North America, continent-wide and regionally. The 2019 analysis and... Read More →
Virtual Webinar Keep Texas Beautiful is hosting a FREE webinar (listen only) talking about the pesticide dilemma. "What is a pesticide? What are the benefits and problems of pesticide use? At this month’s ECO Talk, you’ll get answers to these questions and more. Experts will discuss the risks of pesticides to human health, some alternatives... Read More →
Canyon Rim is in Newton County. We will meet at the parking area at the intersection of Hwy 255 (dam road) and Hwy 87 at 1pm. US Forest Service ranger, Peter Loos, will guide us on our hike. RSVP to Lori: (409)-238-0263 Check the weather before you leave!