sheldon lake state park
For those looking to observe different ecologies and their wildlife. The duration of the trip is one and a half to two hours depending on the participant’s custom focus.
We assemble and start in
Sheldon Lake State Park
〉 Ponds – Observing aquatic fauna such as frogs, birds and possibly young alligators.
〉 Prairie – Walking on a boardwalk in a prairie environment and searching for the bird, snake and mammal’s species.
〉 Marshes – From an observation tower, we will see marsh habitat and the birds that reside in them.
〉 Wildlife – The park has live alligators, but the areas we visit will only have smaller juveniles. Other sited animals are raccoons, deer, hawks and a number of other bird species.
〉 Paleobiology – We will discuss the conditions of the Texas gulf coast after the last “Ice Age”.
〉 Conservation – the importance of it and how we could help.
Click here for Sheldon Lake Park’s website
Lake Houston from Deussen Park
Lake Houston Dam
then travel to
Alexander Deussen Park
〉 Lake Houston – we will discuss natural and man-made lakes, how they form and how to determine the difference.
〉 Man-made lakes and dams – and their geologic and geographic effects on the region.
〉 Green spaces – We will discuss the importance of green spaces in cities and how Houston stands out amoung other large communities in the united States.
Click here for Deussen Park website
Trip Details and Logistics:
- Self-provided transportation with free parking.
- Sunscreen and insect repellent is advised.
- Appropriate clothing should be worn during all hikes based on temperature and time of year.
- Trip details may change depending on the season and weather.
- To book a trip or inquire more details, email me at:
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