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Possums & Popsicles

Grab a frozen treat, enjoy a refreshing beverage, and get up close and personal with live wild animals from TWRC.

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Superfine Summer Picnics

Enjoy an all-inclusive picnic at the Arboretum! This locally curated experience includes all the picnic supplies you need for a perfect date night or group gathering.

A Year in the Wildlife Garden

Wildlife activity changes with the seasons. Join us for a journey through a typical year of wildlife gardening.

Ambassador Animal Happy Hour

Enjoy an Arboretum happy hour and a private tour of our Discovery Room, including a meet and greet with our Ambassador Animals!

Concert in the Courtyard

Grab your friends and get your groove on with Folk Family Revival at the inaugural concert in the new Nature Center Courtyard!

Nature Revealed: Ecology in Action

From the slow march of forest succession to the rapid impacts of squirrel “predation” on trees, learn how ecology shapes our world.

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Mindful Mornings at the Arboretum

Join us for weekly mindfulness lessons in nature inspired by the “Forest Bathing” movements in South Korea and Japan. Restorative time in nature helps us to reground and find respite from our modern, hectic lives.

Native Plant Propagation

Many native plants aren’t available at nurseries, so at the Arboretum we grow them! Come learn about different methods of plant propagation.

Exploring Habitats: Water Monitoring

Learn the basics of water monitoring, including testing dissolved oxygen and pH levels, and completing biological surveys.

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Yoga on the Lawn

Join us the third Sunday of each month for a grounding yoga practice surrounded by the beautiful sounds and sights of nature!

Beginner Birding Hike

Celebrate Houston’s Bird Week and the start of fall migration with our Beginner Birding Hike! We’ll practice using binoculars (we’ll even have pairs for you to borrow), learn how to spot birds, and work through the basics of bird ID.

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Mindful Mornings at the Arboretum

Join us for weekly mindfulness lessons in nature inspired by the “Forest Bathing” movements in South Korea and Japan. Restorative time in nature helps us to reground and find respite from our modern, hectic lives.

Cooking with Cider

Fall is cider season! Join us from the comfort of your own kitchen for this virtual cooking class all about apple cider.

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Mindful Mornings at the Arboretum

Join us for weekly mindfulness lessons in nature inspired by the “Forest Bathing” movements in South Korea and Japan. Restorative time in nature helps us to reground and find respite from our modern, hectic lives.

Foraging for Food & Knowledge

Let's go foraging! Join our friends at OHBA and Dr. Mark Merriwether Vorderbruggen for a hike in the trees, along with snacks & a fabulous presentation! Discover edible weeds and what their presence tells you about your soil.

Monarch Butterfly Tagging

Learn how to safely catch and tag monarch butterflies in preparation for their peak migration through the Houston area.

CSI: Mystery on the Trails

Together we will learn about animal adaptations, discover how to identify tracks and scat, and solve the riddle of the Mystery on the Trails.

Cooking Without a Trace

Prepare for your next outdoor adventure with recipes for cooking outside and strategies to minimize your impacts while in nature.

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Mindful Mornings at the Arboretum

Join us for weekly mindfulness lessons in nature inspired by the “Forest Bathing” movements in South Korea and Japan. Restorative time in nature helps us to reground and find respite from our modern, hectic lives.

Wildflower ID Walk

Join Arboretum staff for a relaxed walk to the Meadow to identify some of our most common fall wildflowers.