City Nature Challenge Activities – Greater Houston

Nature Challenge 2018

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Some organized activities for City Nature Challenge 2018: Houston are posted at

Some HNPAT & KPC events for City Nature Challenge: Houston, 2018.  (Email, if you want your event, open to the public, to be posted here)

  • Saturday, March 17, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. iNaturalist training at Houston Zoo’s Brown Education Center (enter through Gate 8 from Zoo parking lot). This free class is taught by Tania Houmayoun, TPWD Texas Nature Trackers Program from Austin. Please RSVP to . Flyer & more info here.
  • Friday, April 27, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Indian Grass Preserve, Katy Prairie Conservancy, Moths Under Moonlight.  Join biologists from the Katy Prairie Conservancy and Houston Arboretum & Nature Center for a special night hunting for moths and other night insects. This adventure is part of the City Nature Challenge being held from April 27-30.  Register here.
  • Saturday, April 28, 9:30 am at Deer Park Prairie.  HNPAT’s annual Spring Prairie Day will include, among other events, a lesson on how to use iNaturalist and a trip into the prairie to make observations for the challenge!
  • Saturday, April 28, 9:00 a.m. – noon: join Houston Audubon,  the Houston Parks Department, and the Student Conservation Association for the Birding and BioBlitz event at White Oak Park (1720 White Oak Drive, Houston, TX 77009).


Or make observations on your own or with a few friends in your yard, or in a park, etc. and post to the project City Nature Challenge 2018: Houston on iNaturalist.