Outdoor Nature Club
Houston, Texas
updated 2/15/2017

 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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 ONC/Ornithology (OG)

OG members are interested in birds. Some members focus on bird identification and listing, some enjoy studying bird behavior and habitat, some just enjoy watching birds. The OG is organized to accommodate all of these diverse birding interests. Members also benefit from the synergism of getting together to share knowledge and interests during the group's activities. OG also publishes a group newsletter, the Spoonbill and maintains a separate OG website. We meet the first Monday, August through May, except September when we meet the second Monday, at

Bayland Community Center
6400 Bissonnet (just west of Hillcroft)
Houston, TX
Learning Corner 6:30 PM
Meeting 7:00 PM
Program 7:30 PM
Dues: ONC plus $14.00 payable January 1

Upcoming events:
Mar 5 Field Trip: Galveston Area with Alice Anne Odonel,l 8AM
Mar 6 learning corner: A Brief History of the Honduarn Emerald by Stephan Lorenz
Mar 6 meeting: Birding the Gem of the Honduras by Stephan Lorenz
Apr 22 Field Trip: Mad Island Marsh with Bob Friedrich

2016 Birding events calendar compiled by Nina Rach September 12, 2016 (54k PDF)


ONC events:

Feb 18 LTNS open house:
Jan 21 LTNS open house: Canceled owing to inclement weather
Nov 19 LTNS open hous
e: Drs. Sergio and Wanda Henao showed the Livingston area Master Naturalists around the sanctuary. Chilly (36F) nights beautiful (65F) clear days.
Oct 22 LTNS open house
Sep 17 LTNS open house:
June 18 field trip to Cullinan meadow at the sanctuary to see the bluebells. CANCELED owing to soggy conditions.

Current board members:

Nina Rach, President
Membership Vice-President - vacant
Aaron Stoley, Sanctuaries Vice-President
Connie Blakley, Secretary-Treasurer
Botany representative - vacant
OG representative - vacant

ONC bylaws
ONC 2015-2016 financial statement

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