Outdoor Nature Club
Houston, Texas
updated 8/1/2021

 The Outdoor Nature Club (ONC) is a nonprofit educational and scientific organization for all ages. It was organized in 1923 to protect and conserve our natural resources by fostering an interest in the study of nature.
note: our new mailing address is ONC, PO BOX 1014, Bellaire, TX 77402-1014

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2021 dues are due! Join or renew ONC membership

contact us: info@outdoornatureclub.org

Bluebells on Cullinan Meadow at LTNS

Little Thicket Nature Sanctuary (LTNS)
700 acres of unspoiled wilderness

Open Houses:
Note: masks and physical distancing are required if you're not vaccinated
Gate usually opens before 10AM.
Members and guests often take leisurely walks enjoying the woods and meadows in groups or alone.

September 25: LTNS Open house. If you are a member and have gate access, don't forget about summer visits. Cullinan meadow has blue-bells (Eustoma grandifllora) July and August followed by gayfeather (Liatris spp) in August with lots of butterflies. Big meadow has gayfeather followed by goldenrod (Solidago spp)


Ornithology Group (OG)
Birding Enthusiasts

May Spoonbill newsletter

Meetings and Events: (because of the pandemic meetings will be held by Zoom)

August 2 – Program: Birdlife of a shifting tropical frontier by UTRGV Prof. Timothy Brush

Current board members:

Nina Rach, President
Membership Vice-President -
Michael Honel
Executive Director of Sanctuaries - Charles Peterson
Secretary-Treasurer - Vacant
OG representative - Tira Overstreet

ONC bylaws
ONC 2019-2020 financial statement

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Nature Notes Archive

ONC's history now resides at The University of Houston who is archiving it.