Editor’s Note: We are looking up as HMNS Astronomer James Wooten explains the sky happenings for December before we jump into the new year. Saturn is now well placed for observing in early evening. Face south-southwest at dusk to observe it. Jupiter was opposite the Sun, and up precisely all night long, a month ago. […]
Editor’s Note: We are looking up as HMNS Astronomer James Wooten explains the sky happenings for the month of November, including Daylight Savings Time ending. Saturn is now well placed for observing in early evening. Face south at dusk to observe it. Jupiter is opposite the Sun, and up precisely all night long, the night […]
Editor’s Note: HMNS Collections Technician of Anthropology Anna Dean details the victimization of the Osage people depicted in the film adaptation of the bestselling novel Killers of the Flower Moon. Killers of the Flower Moon directed by Martin Scorcese and starring Lily Gladstone, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Robert DeNiro tells the story of an Osage family […]
The New Moon of Saturday, October 14, 2023, aligns with the Sun and the Earth well enough to cast its shadow toward Earth, causing an eclipse. However, the Moon is at apogee (greatest distance from Earth) on October 10, and does not come closest to the Earth (perigee) until October 26. Since this eclipse occurs […]
Editor’s Note: We are looking up as HMNS Astronomer James Wooten explains the sky happenings for the month of October, including the solar eclipse occurring on October 14. Saturn is now well placed for observing in early evening. Face southeast at dusk to observe it. Jupiter is in the morning sky this month. Look in […]
Other Urban Wildlife Projects in the Bayou City Hidden Life of Houston CBC Citizen Science Garden
2004 – Tickled pink by a Flamingo’s visit 2008 – Ikester – what a mess of things you made! 2012 – Spider webs pose a danger for small birds 2015 – Elusive cardinals are beginning to show up 2018-Update on Waugh bridge bat colony hit by Hurricane Harvey associated flooding 2020 – Aquatic turtles of […]
The Houston Urban Wildlife Project (HUWP) is a program that was born around 2000 when collaborating on a project with colleagues from Rice University regarding the effect of bayou channelization upon urban avian diversity. View our image gallery below to catch a glimpse of the research being conducted, and learn how you can get involved.