Wildlife

Cullinan Park Conservancy Announces 2021 Photo Contest

Photo Left: 2020 1st Place in the Bird Category “Hunting for Breakfast“ by Mike Cassity of Sugar Land; Photo Center: 2020 1st Place in the Wildlife Category, “Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head” by Tracey Woodard of Houston; Photo Right: 2020 Youth 2nd Place in the Wildlife Category, “Hoverfly on Buttonbush” by Anika Patel of Sugar Land Cullinan Park Conservancy (CPC) invites photographers of all levels to submit photos to its annual photo contest. The contest is held in conjunction with the Conservancy’s fifth annual “Picnic for the Park” luncheon to be held on Friday, October 22 at River Pointe Church in Richmond. The deadline for photo contest submission is Friday, September 24 to allow time for judging as the winners will be announced at the luncheon. “We had 258 amazing entries in the Photo contest in 2020, but we expect to surpass that this year. We’ve had a surge in park visitors as more and more families discover Cullinan. Many people coped with the pandemic by spending more time outdoors, and Cullinan is a fabulous place for nature exploration and photography,” said Cullinan Park Conservancy President Robbin Mallett. Photographers may submit up to five total photos in the following categories: birds, wildlife, flora (trees, flowers, plants), landscape and photographer’s choice. To encourage young photographers, […]

Houston Arboretum’s New Nature Playscape Is Now Open To The Public

Final piece of Master Plan is now in place to provide fun for young children and adolescents The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center announces the public unveiling of its much-anticipated Nature Playscape, a beautifully designed recreational amenity for young children and adolescents to enjoy. The Nature Playscape incorporates built and natural play features such as the Lumber Yard with real fallen logs from the grounds and the Grass Climb, which allows children to step into […]

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Offers Free Workshop on Wildlife Appraisals and Winterizing the Cattle Herd

Are you a landowner who is interested in wildlife tax valuation for your property?  Do you have questions about qualifications and restrictions? You do not have to have property in Fort Bend County. Join with us online via Microsoft Teams. The presentation is free to attend, but you must register. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fort-bend-county-landowner-agricultural-and-wildlife-appraisals-tickets-123472314015.    Wildlife Appraisals Join us online on November 5, 2020 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Wildlife Biologist, Clint Faas. He […]

Bayou Land Conservancy announces Land Lover Gala

Keynote Speaker is Emmy nominated wildlife filmmaker, Ben Masters Bayou Land Conservancy (BLC) is pleased to announce that Emmy-nominated wildlife filmmaker, Ben Masters, will be the keynote speaker for the virtual Land Lover Gala set to air from 6-7 pm on Friday, November 13th. Ben Masters is a filmmaker, writer, and photographer currently living in Austin, TX. Masters studied wildlife biology at Texas A&M University and is most known for producing “Unbranded” and directing the […]

2020 Bash benefiting the Katy Prairie Conservancy To Be Held Virtually

Free fundraiser to feature wildlife biologist, J. Drew Lanham The Katy Prairie Conservancy, one of the largest local land conservation organizations by acreage in southeast Texas, is hosting its 2020 Bash on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 6:30 pm. The evening will feature keynote speaker, J. Drew Lanham, who promises to engage and inspire as he speaks about his love of nature and birding and the importance of land conservation. This year’s event is completely […]