Adult Programs

Saint Arnold Pup Crawl

Saint Arnold Pup Crawl

Head to the Arboretum for the second annual Pup Crawl & Pet Expo! We’re excited to be partnering with Saint Arnold Brewing Company and BARC again this year to put on this fantastic event. Stop for brews along the trails as you take a walk with man’s […]

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Field Trip to the Katy Prairie Preserve

Field Trip to the Katy Prairie Preserve

Saving Planet Houston is a first of its kind course which explores local conservation efforts in a globalized context. The series will consist of three weekday evening classes and a Saturday field trip. Class participants will learn from local experts about the historic, current, and projected status […]

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Saving Houston’s Wetlands & Saving Houston’s Endangered Species

Saving Houston’s Wetlands & Saving Houston’s Endangered Species

Saving Planet Houston is a first of its kind course which explores local conservation efforts in a globalized context. The series will consist of three weekday evening classes and a Saturday field trip. Class participants will learn from local experts about the historic, current, and projected status […]

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Saving Houston’s Forests & Saving Houston’s Birds

Saving Houston’s Forests & Saving Houston’s Birds

Saving Planet Houston is a first of its kind course which explores local conservation efforts in a globalized context. The series will consist of three weekday evening classes and a Saturday field trip  Class participants will learn from local experts about the historic, current, and projected status […]

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Saving Planet Houston & Saving Houston’s Prairies

Saving Planet Houston & Saving Houston’s Prairies

Saving Planet Houston is a first of its kind course which explores local conservation efforts in a globalized context. The series will consist of three weekday evening classes and a Saturday field trip.  Class participants will learn from local experts about the historic, current, and projected status […]

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Backyard Beekeeping

Backyard Beekeeping

Are you a “wannabeekeeper” or simply have questions about beekeeping? In this class we will discuss the basics of what you need to know to get started keeping bees in your backyard or on your rooftop. We’ll discuss honey bee biology and behavior and learn what honeybee […]

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Naturally Wild Families: Botanical Dyeing

Naturally Wild Families: Botanical Dyeing

  Bark, berries, leaves, flowers, seeds, and roots can be used for all kinds of beautiful and fun crafts. We’ll use items found outdoors or in the produce department to naturally dye eggs, make our own recycled paper for greeting cards, and make botanical prints. Each family […]

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Naturally Wild Families: Backyard Birdhouse

Naturally Wild Families: Backyard Birdhouse

  Build and paint a backyard birdhouse for your own outdoor space. Using simple hand tools like hammers and cordless drills, we’ll build a wooden habitat for a local songbird. You’ll also learn how to identify our most common nesting birds, what challenges urban birds face each […]

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Seeds of Spring

Seeds of Spring

Celebrate spring by planting native seeds! In this fun, hands-on class, you and a partner will work together to make three botanical crafts: seed “bombs,” newspaper pots, and seed paper. You can take them home to plant them yourselves, or give them as wonderful natural gifts! All […]

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Botanical Illustration: Colored Pencils

Botanical Illustration: Colored Pencils

  Colored pencils are ideal for capturing the subtle details of flowers, fruits, and leaves in botanical illustrations. In this class, certified Botanical Artist Sendy Issanti will give you an introduction to drawing plants with colored pencils. She will teach you how to observe a plant, render […]

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