Learning

Precinct 4 strives to make learning fun and accessible for all ages! Whether you explore our parks or use our educational materials at home, we seek to cultivate curiosity, knowledge, and a love of the natural world.

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VIDEOS

Storytime with Commissioner R. Jack Cagle

Join this virtual reading of ‘Blue on Blue’ by Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner R. Jack Cagle.

Poison Ivy Look Alikes

Learn the distinct differences between Poison Ivy and similar plants with Precinct 4’s Ranger Rose at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve in Harris County, TX.

Owl Pellet Dissection

Learn how to dissect owl pellets with Precinct 4’s Trails As Parks (TAP).

Tadpoles Club with Jones Park | Wild Cats

How To Plant A Tree

Learn how to plant a tree with Precinct 4’s Certified Arborist, Laura Medick.

Turtle Talk with Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve

Learn about turtles at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve from Park Ranger Rose.

Migratory Bird Day 2020 with Mercer

In celebration of Migratory Bird Day 2020, join Christy Jones of Mercer Botanic Gardens for this presentation on Plants That Attract Birds to Your Home Garden.

Jones Park | Water Ecology Pt. 1

Enjoy Part 1 of Jones Park’s Water Ecology Workshop.

Water Ecology Workshop Pt. 2 | Jones Park

Enjoy Part 2  of Jones Park’s Water Ecology Workshop.

History of KMP with Jim Robertson

Learn the history of Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve from Jim Robertson, longtime supporter and proponent of the Cypress Creek Greenway Project.

Ask an Arborist with Legacy Trees Project

Meet Laura Medick. Laura is a Certified Arborist and leads Precinct 4’s Legacy Trees Project.

Knot Tying with Trails As Parks

Learn how to tie a knots with Trails As Parks (TAP)

Ask an Arborist Introduction

Ever wondered what to plant in a tiny backyard for some shade, or how to care for a tree you inherited with a new house?

Foster a Legacy Tree

Check out this video to learn more about the Foster a Legacy Tree program and to discover the fascinating stories behind a few of Texas’ historical trees.

Ask an Arborist | Loquat Tree

Join Laura Medick, Precinct 4 certified arborist, to find out the best time to transplant a loquat tree.

Upcycled Book Projects

Learn how to turn an old book into a new decoration that’s sure to be a conversation piece!

All About Invasives

Join Laura Medick, certified arborist, to learn how to identify some of the most common non-native, invasive plant species in our area.