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Clear Lake Chapter

FIELD TRIP: Nature Discovery Center & Kinder Land Bridge

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

  • 9:30 am – Depart from UHCL-EIH parking lot. Riders – Don’t forget your UHCL parking pass!
  • 10:30 am – Guided Tour at Nature Discovery Center
  • ??? – Lunch
  • ??? – Tour Kinder Land Bridge at Memorial Park
  • ??? – Return before rush hour


The Clear Lake Chapter has a 10:30 am guided tour of the Nature Discovery Center lead by Eric Duran, who spoke to our chapter at our March meeting. This three-acre site in Bellaire has inside and outside components and we will be welcome to both.

In addition, we are offering to include a walk over and around the Kinder Land Bridge and Prairie Project at Memorial Park. The land bridge is a gentle climbable incline. If no incline is desired, the immediate area before the bridge is also noteworthy prairie plants.

Both of these adventures will also allow us to stop for a quick bite, so no one suffers from hunger, and it is fun to break bread together anyway. We intend to be on the way home before rush hour.

We hope to carpool, leaving from UHCL parking lot in as many cars as needed. We will need a quick response to count noses and cars and people willing to drive.

Please respond by Monday, May 13.

Location

Meet at UHCL Environmental Institute of Houston to carpool.
Parking lot D4 near UHCL Entrance 3 off of Middlebrook Dr.

2700 Bay Area Blvd.
Houston, TX 77058

Location

Guided tour of the Nature Discovery Center at 10:30 am.

Nature Discovery Center
7112 Newcastle
Bellaire, TX 77401

Location

Explore the land bridge and prairie project at Memorial Park after lunch.

Kinder Land Bridge & Prairie
Memorial Dr
Houston, TX 77007

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