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2019 City Nature Challenge

Come join us for the 2019 City Nature Challenge! Let’s help Houston become the WILDEST city in Texas! This event is free, family-friendly, and open to the public. You don’t have to be a bird or plant expert as this is a great learning opportunity for ALL ages!

Please RSVP for the challenge at www.agrilife.org/ftbend4h/event/CNC.
An RSVP is encouraged but not required.

Participants may feel free to come and go as they please. The event will open at 8:00am and close at 1:00pm.


  • We recommend that all participants come dressed for some easy hiking, wearing comfortable shoes that you don’t mind getting a little dirty. Please no sandals/flip-flops.

  • Wearing a cap, sunscreen, and insect repellant is highly encouraged.

  • Don’t forget to bring your smart phone or camera to document observations for the challenge.

  • If you have binoculars, bring them along for bird watching.

  • Prior to the challenge, we recommend that participants create a FREE account with iNaturalist. This is the app that the City Nature Challenge will be utilizing for the challenge. It is available for free for Apple or Android.

    • The Seek App by iNaturalist may also be downloaded for younger participants.

  • Come prepared with water and snacks.

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