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This year’s festival will feature keynote speaker Carter Smith, Executive Director of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Twentieth anniversary special events include a luncheon presentation by Tom Stehn, retired U.S.Whooping Crane Coordinator; a photography exhibit and reception with photographer Zhongjie Zheng from China; an evening painting and wine pairing class; and a family birding field trip. World renowned crane expert, Dr. George Archibald, will be one of the featured speakers at The University of Texas Marine Science Institute, along with representatives from the different Whooping Crane populations across North America. Additional festival events include boat tours to the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge to observe Whooping Cranes, guided field trips, interactive workshops and seminars, and a nature-related trade show. For more information and to register visit their website: whoopingcranefestival.org

 

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

 

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MLAC logoEvents at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center

Second Saturday Habitat Restoration

Date: 
Feb 13 2016 - 8:00am - 11:30am

Enjoy the outdoors while helping the habitat!

Critter Talk!

Date: 
Feb 20 2016 - 10:00am - 11:30am

Come see what's crawling around Mitchell Lake!

WINE IN THE WETLANDS!

Date: 
Apr 9 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Save the Date for a magical evening at the Mitchell Lake Wetlands!

 

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John James Audubon paintingFilm: Rara Avis - John James Audubon and the Birds of America

Sunday Jan. 24

2:30pm

San Antonio Museum of Art

A documentary about the life of John James Audubon, an American Frontiersman who made crucial contributions to aviary science, wildlife conservation, and the visual arts. Followed by a Q & A with the film’s director and producers. Space is limited. Free with Museum admission.

 

Rara Avis: John James Audubon and the Birds of America from Rara Avis Film on Vimeo.