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Baytown’s two award-winning environmental education facilities are currently seeking volunteers who share a passion for the environment, enjoy working with children, and strive to make a difference in their community. The Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Education Center, 1724 Market Street, and the Baytown Nature Center, 6213 Bayway Drive - will hold joint orientation/basic training on Wednesday, September 3 at the Wetlands Center.
For those interested in kayaking, the Baytown Nature Center is hosting the perfect day (and night) on the water! Two of the center’s most popular programs – the Nurture Nature Series and the Full Moon Hike - combine on September 6 to provide both training and a stunning nighttime kayaking experience, perfect for the beginner, or the more experienced enthusiast.
A lack of rainfall is not the time to let your guard down against mosquitoes; sweltering temperatures are optimum conditions for some mosquitoes – those that are not only significant summer pests, but also those that are health hazards.
On Saturday, August 9, Baytown Nature Center’s highly popular program, “Full Moon Hike” entices visitors to explore the grounds by the light of the moon. Each month Naturalist, Crissy Butcher leads the tours to different areas of the center to search for nocturnal animals and experience their habitat after dark.
Incidents of criminals posing as utility workers rise nationwide during the summer months, so the City of Baytown is warning residents to be on guard against bogus workers. They’re also offering advice on how to avoid being a victim.
The City of Baytown’s Planning & Development Services (Community Development Division) will host the Second Annual Baytown Better Homes Expo on Saturday, July 26 from 10 am – 2 pm. The free event will be held at the Baytown Community Center, 2407 Market Street.
Visit Baytown’s Sterling Municipal Library (1 Mary Elizabeth Wilbanks Ave.) on Thursday, July 10 for a special opportunity to step aboard a traveling exhibit full of exciting, hands-on activities for children and families. The Trailblazer, a traveling science exhibit in the form of a 40-foot trailer, will be onsite at the library from 10am-2pm on July 10.
On Saturday, July 12, Baytown Nature Center’s highly popular program, “Full Moon Hike” entices visitors to explore the grounds by the light of the moon. Each month Naturalist, Crissy Butcher leads the tours to different areas of the center to search for nocturnal animals and experience their habitat after dark. Participants should meet at 8:30 pm at the Visitor’s Center parking lot at 6213 Bayway Drive.
Fire up the grill! It’s Independence Day! It's the time of year when we all love to celebrate America’s birthday. Whether you’re hosting (or attending) a party, the Baytown Police Department has some tips to help ensure that you, your guests and the community have a safer holiday.
DURING YOUR PARTY