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Come Celebrate the Return of Migratory Birds Around Bexar County!

Saturday May 14

Bexar Bird Day at Three Locations:   Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, the San Antonio Zoo, & Government Canyon State Natural Area. Each event will have information on the Golden-cheeked Warbler, an endangered species that lives and breeds ONLY here in Central TX, including Bexar County. The day will be filled with family-fun bird activities, games, and presentations.

Bexar Bird Day Proclamation Day Wednesday, May 11 | 5pm | City Council Chambers The San Antonio Zoo’s Josef San Miguel, Bird Dept. Director, will accept the proclamation from Councilman Ron Nirenberg in honor of all of us celebrating International Migratory Bird Day on May 14th. Please join us to celebrate!


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We are pleased to announce that H-E-B, in recognition of Earth Day, has again selected EarthShare of Texas to be the April beneficiary for its in-store coupon promotion!

Throughout the month, customers can tear off and add check-out coupons worth $1, $3, or $5 to their total bill to support the programs of our community comprised of more than three dozen environmental organizations. These dollars will go directly to these organizations, benefitting both the Texas environment and economy.

Look for the ESTX display and tear-off coupons at check-out stands in any Texas H-E-B and Central Market stores throughout April. We appreciate your support of ESTX and the Texas environment!


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Saturday, May 14, 2016
Bexar County Bird Day
Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day with games, crafts, presentations and LIVE BIRDS.
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Saturday, May 28, 2016
Bug Bonanza Day
Bugs aren't so bad! Come learn how important bugs are to our ecosystem while seeing them up close and personal. 10am-2pm
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la Guía de Campo de Aves de América del Norte en Español, Chipe Dorado photo by Mac Stone ahora ofrece toda la Guía de Campo de Aves de América del Norte en Español, convirtiéndose en la primera guía de aves de este tipo, en línea, gratuita y en Español. No solo se tradujo la guía de aves, también tenemos contenido en español de la galardonada revista Audubon, noticias de las comunidades a través de la red de Audubon y de todo el mundo de las aves, y más. is Now Bilingual! now offers the entire Field Guide to North American Birds in Spanish, making it the first online, free Spanish-language bird guide of its kind. Not only is the bird guide translated, there is also Spanish content from the award-winning Audubon magazine, news from communities across the Audubon network, and more.

Wings over the Hills nature festival poster


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Keep cats healthy! Keep them indoors. Visit the 'Cats Indoors' website to learn more.

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READ what the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department has learned about feral cats in our state:

Ecological Impacts of Feral Cats

TPWD Feral Cat Briefing Paper

Feral & Free Ranging Cats - TWS Position Statement

Problems with Trap-Neuter-Release

Rabies in Humans and Wildlife

Toxoplasmosis in Feral Cats - Health Risks to Humans and Wildlife