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Walk in the Woods Nature Lecture Series
About the Lecture Series

Walk in the Woods

Located on the edge of the Big Thicket, Montgomery County is home to a diverse plant and wildlife population. 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. 

The Spring 2014 series will take place at:
L.G.I. Lecture Hall
McCullough Junior High School
3800 S. Panther Creek Dr., The Woodlands, TX 77381

Eagles throughout the History of the United States 

  • Thursday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Gary Clark, Nature Writer, Tour Guide
  • Featuring photography by Kathy Adams Clark 

Majestic symbol of our country, the bald eagle is a bird of great strength and long life. Gary Clark reveals the poigant saga of the once endangered eagle, its struggles and remarkable recovery. Enjoy a close-up view of nesting eagles in The Woodlands.

Monarch Magic--Metamorphosis, Mimicry and Migration

  • Thursday, March 20 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Dr. Nancy Greig, Cockrell Butterfly Center, Houston Museum of Natural Science

The reappearance of monarch butterflies each spring brings wonder and delight! Learn more about this amazing insect, its lifecycle, incredible journey and conservation efforts. Explore butterfly gardening and why planting milkweed and native plants are vital to the survival of this declining species.

River Otters in Texas
  • Thursday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m.  
  • Gary Calkins, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Discover the allure of river otters, their behaviors, natural history and place in the ecosystem. Playful yet intelligent creatures, river otters are being sighted more frequently in unexpected places. Learn what their presence tells scientists about the health of Texas waterways. 

For future lectures or more information, contact us at 281-210-3800.

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