Adult Programs

Nature Revealed: Color of Nature

Nature Revealed: Color of Nature

Nature is a colorful place. In this class, you’ll explore the beauty of nature’s colors by learning about what colors are and how we see them. You’ll also discover that other animals may see colors very differently than humans. After encountering some age-old questions – like why […]

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Winter Birding with Gary Clark

Winter Birding with Gary Clark

Let your ornithological odyssey begin in these great winter birdwatching class with our renowned birding instructor, Gary Clark. We are lucky in Houston to have an abundance of beautiful birds during the winter. You’ll learn which winter birds live in the various habitats we have in the […]

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Naturally Wild Families: Kayaking

Naturally Wild Families: Kayaking

Come out and learn the basics of kayaking, paddling, and general water safety with our Naturalist staff. You and your child will love paddling around our 1 acre pond while looking for up close encounters with turtles and fish! Please meet at the Meadow Pond Deck on […]

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Edible Wild Plants

Edible Wild Plants

From acorns to wild violets, the Texas landscape is filled with an abundance of wild edibles. Ancient foodstuff can be found everywhere from outside your front door to the depths of the Piney Woods. Learn where to find, how to identify and proper preparation of the fruits, […]

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Edible Wild Plants

Edible Wild Plants

From acorns to wild violets, the Texas landscape is filled with an abundance of wild edibles. Ancient foodstuff can be found everywhere from outside your front door to the depths of the Piney Woods. Learn where to find, how to identify and proper preparation of the fruits, […]

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Edible Wild Plants

Edible Wild Plants

From acorns to wild violets, the Texas landscape is filled with an abundance of wild edibles. Ancient foodstuff can be found everywhere from outside your front door to the depths of the Piney Woods. Learn where to find, how to identify and proper preparation of the fruits, […]

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Nature Revealed: All About Birds

Nature Revealed: All About Birds

Explore the beauty and diversity of birds! In this class, you’ll get an introduction to bird biology and the basics of bird watching. You’ll learn what a bird’s beak can tell you about its lifestyle, how eggs help birds fly, and what “GISS” is. Then you’ll get […]

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ArBOOretum 2015

ArBOOretum 2015

Happy Halloween! At ArBOOretum all the little goblins and ghouls and their parents are invited to play, learn, and have an enchanting day enjoying Halloween festivities at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center. Kids will love the Trick or Treat Trail where they learn about native creatures […]

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Medicinal Wild Plants

Medicinal Wild Plants

The tradition of gathering wild plants for medicine is as old as our existence on Earth. In this fun and informative workshop, you will learn how to identify some of the medicinal plants found in this region. We’ll discuss how, when and which part of each plant […]

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Wine, Cheese and Frogs

Wine, Cheese and Frogs

Wine, Cheese & Frogs Saturday, July 18 7:30 – 10:00 p.m. $30 Member/ $45 Nonmember / $15 for children 5-12 Registration is closed online. Preregistration is required. No Walk-ins. The snap of a twig, the fluttering of wings, the chirp behind the woodpile up ahead. What could […]

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