Holiday Market and Pet Adoption

Post Oak Central 1990 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 120, Houston

On Tuesday, December 10 from 11 am until 2 pm, Uptown’s Post Oak Central campus hosts a Holiday Market and Pet Adoption. The lunchtime activation will feature an array of food trucks, a variety of artisan vendors showcasing one-of-a-kind items ideal for gift giving and a pet adoption hosted by local rescue group Houston Pets …

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EAT Lancet Commission on Food, Planet & Health: Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems

Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church 2353 Rice Blvd., Houston, TX

Stephen Long, a public health physician, will discuss the EAT Lancet Commission on Food, Planet & Health: Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems report at Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church in Houston on Sunday, Jan. 26 at 9:45 a.m. This study, compiled by 37 scientists and other experts from 16 countries, aims to establish …

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United We Win – Collaborating to Solve Houston’s Toughest Environmental Challenges

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Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church in Houston invites you to a monthly environmental education web meeting series. In January, Jaime Gonzalez, Houston Urban Conservation Programs Manager for The Nature Conservancy, will highlight a variety of local environmental issues, and how local people/organizations are coming together to address them. He will explain tools used for …

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The Wonders of Soil

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Think that soil is just dirt? Think again! Join John Ferguson, soil scientist, owner of Nature’s Way Resources, and an organic gardening expert, in February as he explains the wonders of soil. You’ll leave this talk amazed at what lies beneath your feet. To join the conversation, please register for this talk on www.eventbrite.com. Contact …

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The Wonders of the Deep Sea

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Approximately two thirds of the earth’s surface is covered by oceans with an average depth of about 2.65 miles. Below 0.62 miles, the water is completely dark, temperatures plummet to 39 °F, and the pressure is about 40 times the pressure of earth’s atmosphere. Nonetheless, many creatures can live in this extreme place having no …

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The Wonders of Coastal Wetlands

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Historically, wetlands were considered useless land, and we filled them in to make farmland and housing. Today, we realize that wetlands provide numerous valuable services to humanity, and we seek to protect and restore them. Coastal wetlands are threatened by a number of factors, but can be remarkably resilient to moderate rates of sea level …

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Discovering Our Texas Native Lady Beetles

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Lady beetles, or ladybugs, have long been recognized as one of the best biological controls for many insect pests in both home gardens and agri-business. The diversity in this family of insects has been well-characterized yet they have largely been represented by only a few select species which have been introduced in the U.S. via …

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The Wonders of Plant-Microbe Interactions

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Plants, like humans, interact with a diversity of microscopic organisms, and scientists are just becoming aware of the role that microbiomes play in influencing host health. Current evidence suggests that despite their small size, microbes can have big impacts on natural ecosystems – from influencing whether plants are edible to determining how diverse a prairie …

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The Wonders of Harvester Ants

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In arid grasslands and deserts throughout North and South America, the most abundant insects are harvester ants. These large and conspicuous ant species feed on seeds, which they harvest directly from plants and store in their nests. Unlike most species of ants, members of a single colony are not closely related to each other; each …

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WORLD CONGRESS ON MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

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Theme: Scrutinizing Latest Approaches in the Sphere of Materials Science and Engineering Conference Brochure | Submit Abstract | Scientific Sessions Herald Meetings LLC takes pleasure in inviting the scientific community across the globe to attend the World Congress on Materials Science and Engineering during August 26 - 27, 2020 at Prague, Czech Republic around the …

$599

Creation Care Fest/Environmental Extravaganza: The Wonders of Texas Nature

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You are invited to the 2020 Creation Care Fest – Environmental Extravaganza whose theme is The Wonders of Texas Nature! Due to COVID-19, the annual Creation Care Fest/Environmental Extravaganza has moved online. Join four expert speakers from local environmental organizations to learn about Texas flora & fauna, and the best places for outdoor recreation in …

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Thank You for Biting: Can non-lethal predation help prey?

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Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church invites you to a monthly environmental education web meeting series whose theme in 2020 is the wonders of nature. In September, join Professor Adrienne Correa of Rice University to learn about coral reefs & their relationship with their predators. Coral reefs are biodiverse ecosystems that are constructed by partnerships …

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The Causes & Effects of a Healthy Galveston Bay

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Join Sasha Francis, Community Engagement Coordinator at the Galveston Bay Foundation, as she discusses the very significant links between the health of Galveston Bay, the health of people in the Galveston Bay watershed (50% of the population of Texas) and the economy in this region. The health of the Bay relies on a symbiotic relationship …

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8th Annual Wags and Whiskers Brunch

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Animal lovers are invited to “take off” on a virtual flight to Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston’s 8th Annual Wags and Whiskers Brunch, benefiting Interfaith Ministries’ Animeals program, which provides pet food, toys and preventative vet care supplies to seniors with pets in the Meals on Wheels program. The “Jet Set Pets” themed event will …

$250

Virtual Bay Day Festival

Virtual Event Housotn, TX

Galveston Bay Foundation is thrilled to host our annual Bay Day Festival as a free virtual event on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 11:00am on our Facebook page and on the web at www.galvbay.org/bayday . This one-day event is a celebration that includes engaging virtual exhibits from a variety of environmental organizations and partners. In …

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31st Annual Par Fore Pets Charity Golf Tournament

Quail Valley Golf Course 2880 La Quinta Dr., Missouri CIty, TX, TX

For more than 60 years, the Houston Humane Society has been dedicated to, and working towards, ending cruelty, abuse and the overpopulation of animals while providing the highest quality of life to those brought to them for care. Now, the community can tee it up to support this life-saving work at the 31st Annual Par …

$200.00

Houston’s Transition to a Low Carbon Future

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Join Dr. Bruce Race, FAIA, FAICP, Professor of Architecture at the University of Houston, as he considers how Houston could transition to a low carbon future. Texas is the historic global epicenter for the carbon economy. Oil and gas represent over one third of the state economy. Texas’ $1.9 trillion GDP, if a country, would …

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Climate Change 360 – a Virtual Lecture Series

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Join a virtual lecture series to learn all about climate change, its causes, direct and indirect effects, policy that can impact its course, and actions we can take as individuals, households, businesses, schools, and faith communities to make a difference. The schedule is: • Monday, Aug. 16: Science of Climate Change: Causes & Direct Effects …

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2021 World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church 2353 Rice Blvd., Houston, TX

Join us for this year’s Ecumenical Observance of the 2021 World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. This evening prayer service offers an opportunity for Houston Christians of all traditions, members of environmental groups and local officials to join hearts and voices at a decisive moment for our natural world. Scientists, activists, the …

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Going Renewable at Houses of Worship!

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Does going renewable for power at your house of worship seem unattainable? In this talk, you'll learn about a host of attractive options, from those that would add solar panels to your property, to those that have no impact on your property at all. You'll learn about community solar projects, solar co-ops, pricing discounts available …

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Fall Outings in Nature: Guided Night Hike & Earth Examen

Armand Bayou Nature Center 8500 Bay Area Blvd., Pasadena

You are invited to join a private two-hour guided night hike and practice of a spiritual discipline, the Earth Examen. Come enjoy the sights and sounds of the prairie, forest, and bayou at night as a spiritual experience! Some nocturnal creatures you may see or hear are owls, bats, fireflies, raccoons, spiders, armadillos, deer, frogs, …

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People’s Eco-Challenge

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The Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston invites Houstonians of all faiths to join their team for this year’s People’s Eco-Challenge. This online event offers you the opportunity to care for the earth by taking on a challenge in: justice for the whole community, healing & renewal, waste, food, health, transportation, energy, community, nature, water, or …

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Fall 2021 Interfaith Environmental Stewardship Event

Willow Waterhole Conservation Reserve 6304 Gasmer, Houston, TX

Calling people of all faiths or no faith at all in Houston to care for our shared environment! We will engage in hands-on environmental stewardship at the Willow Waterhole Conservation Reserve, getting the park ready for MusicFest on Oct. 30. This event will offer activities for all ages and skill levels and appropriate precautions to …

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Why Insects Matter

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In October, join Scott Solomon, Associate Teaching Professor in Biosciences at Rice University, for a discussion on the complex relationships we have with insects and the reasons why they have been-- and continue to be-- among Earth's most essential species. Insects are also the most diverse group of organisms on the planet and life as …

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Living the Change Weekly Discussion Group

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As recent scientific reports have made clear, a 45% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 is needed to avoid the worst impacts of a changing climate. The multifaith statement to the U.N. Climate Conference, Walk on Earth Gently, invites people of faith into a journey of Living the Change that the world needs – …

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