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Designing a Rain Garden

Conserve water, reduce flooding, create wildlife habitat, and beautify your green space with a native rain garden!

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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!

Bayou Happy Hour Hike

Join us for a stroll out to Buffalo Bayou, enjoy some Saint Arnold Brewing Company beer, and learn how the bayou influences our ecosystem.

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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.

Volunteer Open House

Come learn how to become part of our volunteer team at this informational open house taking place in our wonderful Nature Center building.

The Language of Birds

From the sweet whistle of a cardinal to the harsh caw of a crow, birds sure make a lot of noise – but what does it all mean?

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Educator Workshop Happy Hour

You work hard to make sure your students are having fun while learning, and we think educator workshops for teachers should be the same!

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Black Swan Yoga

Join us at the Arboretum for a free, all levels vinyasa flow with a special instructor from Black Swan Yoga.

Bat Fest

Join us for Bat Fest, a day dedicated to our pest-controlling, pollinating, and seed-dispersing bat superheroes.

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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!

Going Batty

Celebrate Bat Fest by going batty! Listen as bat expert Cullen Geiselman discusses the important role of bats in our ecosystem.

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Yoga on the Lawn

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

Fall Bird Outing

Celebrate the start of fall migration with a Fall Bird Outing! We’ll explore the Arboretum and practice identifying birds by sight and sound.

Sip & Stroll

Enjoy a quiet evening out on the Arboretum trails and sip a delicious beverage while surrounded by nature.

Beginner Birding

If you have always wanted to get into birding but have never picked up a pair of binoculars, this class is for you!

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.

Sweeping the Savanna

Come discover the diversity of our savanna insects and practice your sweep netting techniques along the Arboretum’s trails.