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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!

Growing Native Milkweed

In this hands-on class we’ll de-mystify milkweed, from the best ways to start seed to the right soil and pots for your precious plants.

The Nature of Nests

Nests, roosts, burrows, and dens – who makes them and how do they do it? Peek inside some of nature’s coziest and most complicated structures.

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Backyard Wildlife Habitat Certification Series

Join us for this inaugural series of classes that will take you step-by-step through the process of planning, planting, and maintaining a backyard wildlife habitat that meets National Wildlife Federation certification standards.

Pup Crawl & Pet Expo

Bring your favorite furry friend to the best pup crawl around! Enjoy four beer stops, local pet vendors, and more!  

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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.

Intro to Native Plants

In this hands-on class we’ll learn why native plants are important, some good species to start with, and how to begin gardening with natives.

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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!

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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!

Wild About Wildlife

Become a hero to native wildlife by improving their habitats. In this program, children will realize the importance of protecting Arboretum habitats by helping us clean the trails, learning about local animals, and finding out how to create a healthy habitat in their own backyard. Each child will make a squirrel feeder and toad adobe to take home!

Spring Plant Sale

At the Spring Plant Sale you can find a variety of native plants including grasses, flowers, shrubs, and trees - perfect for attracting butterflies, bees, and other pollinators to your yard or garden.

Cooking with Honey

Learn how to make a surprisingly savory honey grilled cheese sandwich and mint-infused honey lemonade in this fun, relaxed cooking class.

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Backyard Wildlife Habitat Certification Series

Join us for this inaugural series of classes that will take you step-by-step through the process of planning, planting, and maintaining a backyard wildlife habitat that meets National Wildlife Federation certification standards.

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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.

Plant-A-Palooza

Join us for Plant-A-Palooza where we'll be planting Arboretum-grown native plants to increase the health and diversity of our ecosystems.

Spring 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.

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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!

Mystery on the Trails

Can you solve the mystery on our trails? Head out on the trails to examine nature crime scenes and figure out “whodunit”.