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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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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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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.

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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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!

Painting with Plants

You’ve tried watercolors, oils, and acrylics, but have you ever tried painting with daisies or other natural dyes?

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Discovery Days: Nature’s Recyclers

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!

All About Butterflies

Join us as we learn about our native butterflies, explore Arboretum habitats, and make seed balls to grow your own butterfly habitat at home! 

Honey Moon

Learn how bees make honey, how much we rely on bees, and what you can do to help our hard-working pollinators.

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Discovery Days: Eco Explorers

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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Discovery Days: Pleased to Eat You!

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!

Fantastic Creatures

Come learn about the fantastic creatures that dwell here at the Arboretum and compare them to magical beasts.

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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!

Scales & Tails Happy Hour

Enjoy a meet & greet with our reptile animal ambassadors and a ton of hands-on activities exploring what makes reptiles so special.

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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!