The Master Plan

The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center has begun the master planning process for a large-scale refurbishment of its grounds and facilities. The master plan will set forth a comprehensive vision for future development of the Arboretum and will identify both long-term strategic aims and immediate priority projects for the ecological systems that comprise the property. […]

Take your child to the park!

National Kids to Parks Day 2013 Have you taken your child to a park lately? This weekend, May 18, is National Kids to Park Day! You can pledge to take your kid to the park by clicking this link!

May15 Master Plan Workshop

The Houston Arboretum needs your input! Please join us on Wednesday, May 15th from 5:00pm to 7:00pm to see how the Arboretum Master Planners have taken our input from the March Vision Workshop and used it to inform a preferred alternative conceptual plan for the Arboretum and Nature Center. Weigh in on the opportunities and […]

In the Meadow at the Arboretum

Don’t you just love spending beautiful days like today surrounded by nature? The Staff of the Arboretum, feel truly blessed to have over 5 miles of trails right outside our office. We work here because we have a passion for the Arboretum’s mission and we strive to share that with you. Today, I found myself […]

Build Your Own Rain Barrel

Going “green” by using organic lawn care products and less labor-intensive practices is just the first step in the process to convert your unsustainable lawn into a less-thirsty native plant landscape. Go “greener” by harvesting rainwater to nourish your soil, reduce your water bill and water in between downpours. Sunday, April 21, join us for […]