Archive for the ‘Arboretum Updates’ Category

Trail Update

As of Saturday, December 1st, ALL 5 miles of the Arboretum’s trails will be open to the public, including the 2 mile Outer Loop Trail! We are so appreciative of our visitors who have supported us throughout the long process of resurfacing trails and repairing damage caused by the drought. Come out and visit us […]

Help us rebuild our forest – donate to our Annual Fund!

We need your help to rebuild our forest! The devastating effects of last year’s drought caused the loss of approximately 5,000 trees, or 50% of our native canopy, damaged our trails, and allowed for an influx of invasive species, which threaten to overwhelm our native ecosystems. This disaster placed an extraordinary burden on our financial […]

My Summer at the Houston Arboretum

Growing up as a native Houstonian, I have spent many a free day roaming up and down the trails of the Houston Arboretum. For years, I have called this place my little piece of solace. I only allow special people to join me for my quiet nature walks, and every time I invite someone new […]

We ♥ Our Volunteers!

Like most non-profits, the Houston Arboretum relies heavily on the input from various volunteers from and around the Greater Houston area. Volunteers help us maintain our organizational strength. We cannot even begin to explain how grateful we are for the countless volunteers who join our team each week to help keep the Houston Arboretum clean […]

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 […]