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Native Bees of the Arboretum

Learn the buzz about Houston’s native bees! Hike our trails to observe our native bees in action and build bee houses to bring home.

Adult Owl Prowl

Enjoy a unique night out in nature! In this fun, relaxed event, you can enjoy refreshments while you meet live owl ambassadors.

Water in Harmony

Ocean Music Action is proud to offer 'Water in Harmony': a program of music and activities to encourage care of our oceans and waterways.

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Blood Drive

The Houston Arboretum is partnering with the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center to host regular blood drives at the Arboretum!

Houston After Dark

Learn about the weird and wonderful wildlife that roams Houston streets when the sun goes down and it gets dark!

Prairie Wildflowers

Celebrate National Prairie Day by learning some common wildflower species, how to identify them, and how they fit in our prairie ecosystems.

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Animal Tales

Each week we'll read a nature-themed book, meet a live animal, and then venture out on the trails for a self-guided hike.

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Discovery Days: A Habitat is a Home

Join us for a morning of nature discovery! We’ll explore each theme with interpretive hikes along our trails, learn about the wildlife and habitats of the Arboretum in our Discovery Room, and enjoy adventure play in our Nature Playscape!

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Tiny Trekkers

This program is a perfect way for our Tiny Trekkers to discover more about the natural world through hands-on exploration.

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Tiny Trekkers

This program is a perfect way for our Tiny Trekkers to discover more about the natural world through hands-on exploration.

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Second Saturday Bird Survey

Join us on the second Saturday of each month in the courtyard behind the building for a two-hour bird survey led by Arboretum staff members.

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Blood Drive

The Houston Arboretum is partnering with the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center to host regular blood drives at the Arboretum!

Secrets of the Swamp

When you think of swamps, you probably think of mud and mosquitoes – but Houston’s swamps are more mysterious and fascinating than you think!

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Animal Tales

Each week we'll read a nature-themed book, meet a live animal, and then venture out on the trails for a self-guided hike.

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Animal Tales

Each week we'll read a nature-themed book, meet a live animal, and then venture out on the trails for a self-guided hike.

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Discovery Days: Creature Features

Join us for a morning of nature discovery! We’ll explore each theme with interpretive hikes along our trails, learn about the wildlife and habitats of the Arboretum in our Discovery Room, and enjoy adventure play in our Nature Playscape!

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Tiny Trekkers

This program is a perfect way for our Tiny Trekkers to discover more about the natural world through hands-on exploration.

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Tiny Trekkers

This program is a perfect way for our Tiny Trekkers to discover more about the natural world through hands-on exploration.