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Guide to Recycling in Houston

Guide to Recycling in Houston

According to Waste Management, every year American’s produce enough plastic film to shrink-wrap Texas! You might be surprised to know that it also takes more than 1.5 million barrels of oil…

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Fascinating Frostweed

Fascinating Frostweed

The Frostweed, Verbesina virginica, is an easy-to-grow native Texas plant with dark green leaves and white, autumn flowers. It prefers dappled shade…

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Operation: Save the Bunnies!

Operation: Save the Bunnies!

Our naturalist Tiffany was leaving our Nature Center building when she saw two out of place fuzzy animals near our parking lot. Upon closer inspection…

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Enchanted by the Full Moon

Enchanted by the Full Moon

Did you see the amazing total lunar eclipse, or Blood Moon, last night? It was a beauty. Speaking of Blood Moon, there are many terms and references used to describe the full moon that you have heard a million times but might not know the origin or meaning. We decided to uncover these mysteries for the October Leaflet Edition and post them here.

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It’s Migratory Bird Season

It’s Migratory Bird Season

Participants to the Arboretum’s HAWK WALK had a night to remember this past Saturday. Upon arrival guest made their way to the meadow about a quarter mile from the main entrance. This time of year the meadow is truly spectacular…

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High-Five for Texas Native Plants

High-Five for Texas Native Plants

Many think that if you garden with native plants, you’ll lose the bright showy flowers and end up with a drab brown and green garden. This could not be further from the truth! Here in Texas we are lucky to have a host of amazing, colorful native plants to choose from like the purple Liatris, Prairie Agalinis, Sunflower, Beautyberry, and Eastern Baccharis.

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HAWK WALK – A Night to Remember

HAWK WALK – A Night to Remember

Participants to the Arboretum’s HAWK WALK had a night to remember this past Saturday. Upon arrival guest made their way to the meadow about a quarter mile from the main entrance. This time of year the meadow is truly spectacular…

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Visitors get Batty at Wine, Cheese & Bats!

Visitors get Batty at Wine, Cheese & Bats!

In addition to a whole new appreciation for bats, attendees to Wine, Cheese & Bats discovered that learning is still cool. With wine in hand we loaded our plates with a variety of wonderful cheese, fruits, crackers, cookies and snacks, before entering the classroom. Once seated we were provided a brief and very interesting….

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