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Goats at the Arboretum

The beloved goats from Rent-A-Ruminant Texas will be back at the Arboretum this spring helping us mow down invasive species!

Sweeping the Savanna

Springtime in the savanna is buzzing with activity! Butterflies, bees, and beetles use this restored habitat for food and shelter. 

Savanna Happy Hour Hike

Unwind after a hard day with a fun, relaxed happy hour stroll through our savanna and enjoy some Saint Arnold Brewing Company beer.

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.

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.

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.

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!

Painting with Plants

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

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.

Fantastic Creatures

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