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This October, Celebrate at HMNS Sugar Land
September 29, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Birthday Cake by Theresa Thompson on Flickr. October is going to be a seriously exciting time at HMNS Sugar Land so I want to personally invite you to come and join in the festivities with us! OUR FIRST BIRTHDAY PARTY! OCTOBER 2ND  11am – 5pm This time last year people from every department were working […]

TONIGHT: Can the Gulf Survive? [National Geographic]
September 28, 2010 · 2 Comments

I like National Geographic. I enjoy reading their magazine and watching their TV channel. Whenever I go to a place with cable, I locate where the National Geographic, History, and Discovery channels are.  Yes Virginia, I am a museum geek.  But because I am also into energy, I was excited to hear about National Geographic […]

Plant Sale: This Saturday
September 28, 2010 · 1 Comment

Today’s post was written by Soni, horticulturalist for our Butterfly Center. She and the other employees are hard at word preparing for our upcoming Plant Sale on October 2. I’m sure not very many of you are thinking of rolling up your sleeves and heading into the blazing heat of summer to do a little […]

HMNS @ Sugar Land – A History of Two Camp
September 27, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

The Houston Museum of Natural Science recently opened a new satellite museum in Sugar Land, Texas in a historic prison called Two Camp which was a part of the Central State Prison Farm.  Denise, one of our wonderful volunteers compiled a history of our new (but really old) building and describes what it was like for […]

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