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cat killing hooded warbler copyright ShutterstockJoint Meeting of Bexar & San Antonio Audubon Societies

Cats & Birds Don't Mix presented by Julie Jeter, Wildlife Biologist

Thursday, October 1  7 PM
Polo Field Golf Center/The First Tee 915 E. Mulberry   click for map!

Cats and birds don't mix. The Virginia Chapter of the Wildlife Society reports that feral cats are estimated to kill 3-26 million songbirds, 27-78 million small mammals and 2.5-9 million reptiles each year in Virginia alone. The domestic cat has caused the extinction of 33 bird species worldwide. Supplemental feeding of feral cats likely increases their population. In addition, they are a vector for disease. Julie Jeter will discuss the importance of keeping cats indoors. She has 30 years’ experience in wildlife biology and 20 years’ experience in environmental compliance

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


MLAC logoEvents at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center

Horned Lizard Watch Workshop

Nov 14 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Learn all about the conservation needs of horned lizards!

Second Saturday Habitat Restoration

Nov 14 2015 - 8:00am - 11:30am

Enjoy the outdoors while helping the habitat!

Subaru Leave No Trace Workshop

Nov 15 2015 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Learn how you can protect the world around you - the world we all enjoy!

Kevin Curfman

December Duck Day!

Dec 5 2015 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

It's all about DUCKS! Come see thousands of them.

Stargazing with Texas Public Radio

Dec 12 2015 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening of stargazing!


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Hawkwatch in Corpus Christi photograph by greg pasztor

Aug 14-Nov 15 Hazel Bazemore County Park

Celebration of Flight - Sept. 25-27

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The 17th annual Celebration of Flight migration festival at the Corpus Christi HawkWatch will take place September 25-27, 2015. Jerry Liguori will be the guest presenter and educator at this year's festival. We will be selling a special festival t-shirt this year featuring one of Liguori's raptor photographs. Liguori will be at the HawkWatch site during the festival to provide raptor identification programs, and sign books. This festival is a celebration of raptor migration at the Corpus Christi HawkWatch (Hazel Bazemore Park). It's a family-friendly event with free activities in the park that coincides with peak Broad-winged Hawk migration in September. Thanks to our sponsors and partners Swarovski Optik, Audubon Outdoor Club of Corpus Christi, John Gilmore Attorney at Law, Corpus Christi Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Nueces County.