Wild Wednesdays – Botany (Plants)
Botany is the study of plants
Waterloo Park is home to a whopping 91,904 plants and 524 trees! More than 95% of the plantings are native to the area and were selected in a collaborative effort between local landscape architects, world-renowned architects, and local botanical garden and arboretum.
Join us as we navigate the native plants at Waterloo Park through hands-on nature exploration and learning through problem-solving, outdoor play, and journal exercises.
Wild Wednesdays take place on the Meredith Heritage Tree Deck at Waterloo Park located at 1301 Trinity St.
Workshops & Outdoor Activities
- Plant ID Scavenger Hunt
- Design your own seed pod
- Space Salad – Grow Plants in Space
- Native Plant Society Coloring Station
- Show and Tell on How Plants Protect Barton Springs
- and more!
- Families in Nature
- Austin Parks Foundation
- Austin Resource Recovery
- The Parents Climate Community
- Austin Water – Wildland Conservation Division
About Wild Wednesdays
Wild Wednesdays are a variety of science, nature, and STEM programs designed to connect kids (ages 5-14+) to the natural world through hands-on nature exploration and learning through problem-solving, outdoor play, and journal exercises.
Wild Wednesdays Schedule
July 13 – Botany (Plants)
July 20 – Entomology (Insects)
July 27 – Ornithology (Birds)
August 3 – Ecology (Environment)