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Designing Rain Gardens & Nature Ponds

In Southeast Texas, our vanishing wetlands are an ecosystem vital to the water quality of both surface and groundwater supplies. Rain gardens and nature ponds are a great way for homeowners to help by recreating some of the functions of this vanishing ecosystem in their own yards. An added benefit is the wide variety of […]

Spring Fling!

Spring Fling! Free Family Event This year has been full of exciting new adventures for the Arboretum. With the addition of more classes and events, we hope to see you and your family even more! As we were brainstorming what to offer this year, we couldn’t help but think of celebrating Spring! For many of […]

Arbor Day!

Come celebrate Arbor Day at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center. This FREE family event is on Saturday, January 26 from 10 am to 2 pm. Join us to make a paper hat, view flight demonstration from Sky Kings Falconry, go on a tree tour, pick up your free tree seedling, and more! It’s a […]

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 […]