PO Box 731 • Houston • Minnesota 55943


of the

Houston Nature Center

Our mission is to promote and provide educational naturalist opportunities at the Houston Nature Center and Natural Playground and to assist in maintenance and care of areas of native prairie, woodland, and wetland gardens.

Houston Nature Center Welcomes You!

Hello Friends. We continue to work to support the Houston Nature Center. Thank you for visiting. Thank you for participating! Houston County Master Gardeners have continued to lend their expertise to expand the Plum Street Memorial Garden (Native Woodland Wildflowers). We aim to complement the programs offered by the Houston Public Library and the Houston Nature Center. We love to hear from you. Send event and program suggestions to us!

2023 --> 2024!

We are eager to welcome you to Houston Nature Center, Trailhead Park, the Natural Playground and the Root River Trail! Please Join Friends of the Houston Nature Center (FHNC) to support and enhance our ability to sustain the park and facility, and to expand programming and access to nature and to the Root River Trail.

Thank you for your support! ...
  • Join the Friends of HNC
  • Volunteer on a project of your choice
  • Support FHNC with your tax deductible donation

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STOP in to the Nature Center to check out fabulous displays and specimens!

Check out the dynamic Eagle Nest Map (below) in and around Houston in SE Minnesota.

Eagle Nest Map

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Scan the QR code to open the interactive map on your mobile device.


Thank you for your contributions - program attendance, project participation,  and membership. Your annual membership fee is used to help the Nature Center where needed most. We welcome your donation at any level. You are invited to donate using the DONATE button on this page. You are also invited to contribute by mailing your donation to Friends of the HNC, PO Box 731, Houston, MN 55943

  • Lifetime member: $250.00
  • Family member: $30.00
  • Individual member: $15.00
  • Senior member: $10.00
  • Student member: $5.00

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Questions or Suggestions
Please send ideas you have for programs and scheduling! We love to hear from you, our Friends!