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Walk In The Woods Nature Lecture Series

Thursday, September 14, 2017, 07:30pm - 09:00pm
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guided walks through the woods on trails

This FREE lecture series features captivating speakers who reveal nature in our own backyard. Discover fascinating plants and wildlife - birds, pollinators, mammals, reptiles - that make our community unique. All lectures are held at McCullough Junior High School.

  • September 14 @ 7:30 PM: Black Bears of East Texas; Return of a Texas Native with
    Dr. Christopher Comer, Professor of Wildlife Management, Stephen F. Austin University. Intelligent, shy and adaptable, black bears capture the imagination! The large mammal was once plentiful throughout the state. Dr. Comer will reveal the wonder of black bears, their habits, current range and challenges. Plus: Discovery Trunk with hands-on activities!
  • October 12 @ 7:30 PM: To Sing or Not to Sing; All About Bird Songs with
    Mary Anne Weber, Education Director, Houston Audubon. Morning chorus, daytime chatters and nighttime cooing! Ms. Weber reveals them all in the program about why birds sing and how they sing. Meet some of the noisy raptors from Houston Audubon as you discover the amazing world of bird vocalizations.
  • November 2 @ 7:30 PM: It's Not Easy Being Green; Frogs and Toads of Houston with
    Mike Howlett, Special Projects Coordinator, Spring Creek Greenway. Learn about 16 species of frogs and toads are common in our area, each with a unique call or vocalization. Mr. Howlett will provide simple clues for identifying frogs by their characteristic clicking, belching and chirping sounds. Well-known for his lively programs about snakes, Mike Howlett will present a spellbinding evening with frogs and toads.

Located on the edge of the Big Thicket National Preserve, Montgomery County is home to a diverse plant and wildlife population. The Walk in the Woods Nature Lecture Series provides an introduction to the unique species that inhabit our community. Guest speakers recognized for their expertise present topics ranging from bats and owls to hummingbirds and habitat gardening. Featuring exquisite photography and occasionally live specimens, Walk in the Woods appeals to nature enthusiasts of all ages and levels of interest, from students to retirees.

Location 3800 S. Panther Creek Drive, The Woodlands 77381


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