Adult Programs

Protected: Wilderness First Aid Certification, Med Student

Protected: Wilderness First Aid Certification, Med Student

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Tree ID for the Novice

Tree ID for the Novice

Exploring Nature Tree ID for the Novice Houston is a city full of trees – they grow in our backyards and in parks throughout the city. Being able to identify these trees by sight is a practical and beneficial skill. In this 3-hour workshop, you will learn […]

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Adult Only Owl Prowl

Adult Only Owl Prowl

Special Event Adult Only Owl Prowl Visiting the Arboretum at night is a special experience and one you won’t soon forget. Join us inside the classroom for an up-close experience with live owls followed by a hike on the trails through the moonlit forest in search of […]

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Adult Owl Prowl

Adult Owl Prowl

Special Event Adult Owl Prowl Visiting the Arboretum at night is a special experience and one you won’t soon forget. Join us inside the classroom for an up-close experience with live owls followed by a hike on the trails through the moonlit forest in search of our […]

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Photographing Birds

Photographing Birds

Photographing Birds Join Greg Lavaty, one of Houston’s most talented and popular photographers, as he returns to the Arboretum for a course on photographing birds. Greg’s photographs have wowed Texas birders for over a decade, and his ability to find birds and capture them in stunning photos […]

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Family Owl Prowl

Family Owl Prowl

Special Event Family Owl Prowl Visiting the Arboretum at night is a special experience and one you won’t soon forget. Join us inside the classroom for an up-close experience with live owls followed by a hike on the trails through the moonlit forest in search of our […]

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Geminids Meteor Star Party

Geminids Meteor Star Party

Arboretum at Night: Geminids Meteor Star Party Come experience the Geminids Meteor Shower with members of the Houston Astronomical Society and their interesting assortment of telescopes. The moonless night sky is the perfect setting to view not just the falling starts but also some deep sky objects like […]

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Backyard Composting Workshop

Backyard Composting Workshop

Backyard Composting Workshop Nearly 60% of what we put in our landfills is organic waste. We can reduce our landfill mass and save money on our garbage collection and fertilizer bills by composting right in our backyards! Composting kitchen scraps and yard debris will lessen your impact […]

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Rainwater Harvesting Workshop

Rainwater Harvesting Workshop

Green Living: Rainwater Harvesting Workshop Harvesting rainwater will lessen your impact on the environment and save you time and money on landscape maintenance. The rain barrel you will make in this class will hold 55 gallons of water, and will not leak or breed mosquitoes! You will be […]

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Sparrow Identification with Gary Clark

Sparrow Identification with Gary Clark

Exploring Nature: Sparrow Identification with Gary Clark Join naturalist Gary Clark to learn how to identify birds! Gary Clark has been an active member of the birding community for over 35 years. He has a weekly column in the Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express News. He has […]

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