The Nature Discovery Center is partnering with Discovery Green to offer urban birding opportunities, wildlife encounters, crafts and activities, and a mindfulness experience during Paloma, a temporary art installation of glowing origami birds at Discovery Green. To learn more about the special programming being offered during the art installation, click here.
Urban Bird Walks
Walk with an expert to discover the real wildlife of downtown Houston! These free workshops will begin and end at Discovery Green. Wear your walking shoes and meet at the Lakehouse Café in the park.
Saturday, December 14, 4 – 5 pm
Friday, February 14, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Lovebirds for Valentine’s Day!
Mindfulness in Nature
Saturday, January 11, 11 am – 1 pm
Led by Bethany Foshee of Nature Discovery Center & Heather Sullivan of Mindfulgreen. Join us for a talk about the benefits of mindfulness and nature, followed by three guided meditations on sound, breath, and sensation. Then we’ll lead a mini nature journaling workshop – exploring how art, poetry, and observations help us to find a renewed sense of calm and appreciation for our surroundings. Materials provided or you’re welcome to bring your own journal or sketch book!
For the Birds!
Saturday, February 1, 11 am – 3 pm
Nature Discovery Center and Discovery Green partner to present bird crafts, birding 101 station, hands-on homing pigeon encounter, Wild Birds Unlimited, and an astonishing demonstration by Birds of Prey.