Rawfully Organic Co-op

Over the past few years, “going green” has certainly turned into more than just a trend of the times. People across the nation and the globe have finally come to understand the importance of natural sustainable living and waste reduction. One of the most important aspects of this social revolution has been maintaining smart, convenient […]

Red, White, and Blue all around the Arboretum!

Each year Americans commemorate the 4th of July with bright firework displays and good eats. This federal holiday signifies the adoption of one of our nation’s most important documents, the Declaration of Independence. BBQs, baseball games, and other celebratory events will be held nationwide this Wednesday to remember the day in which the U.S. officially […]

Summer Is Upon Us

There’s just something about this time of year. The birds are chirping, and the thermometer is reading a scorching 100 degrees! That iridescent feeling that memories just need to be made can only mean one thing: summer is finally in full force for us Houstonians, and the Arboretum’s Summer Nature Camp is back in session. […]

Request for Qualifications

As part of a dedicated effort to address long-range planning and stewardship of the Arboretum, particularly as it relates to the destruction caused by the recent drought, we have created a Request for Qualifications for a consultant to prepare a comprehensive Master Plan for the future of the Arboretum. View that document here: Request for […]

No flowers? Think again!

We often hear feedback from visitors who are disappointed that the Arboretum is not a more traditional botanical garden, with landscaped beds and carefully cultivated flowers. While it’s true that we are a nature center, focused mainly on conservation and preserving plant species native to the Houston area, beautiful flowers can be found blooming at […]