Bexar Audubon Monthly Programs

Discover iNaturalist and contribute to citizen science! Craig Hensley, Texas Parks & Wildlife Nature Tracker Biologist,will teach us about the amazing iNaturalist app and how to use it to identify and document birds, butterflies, plants and more with your phone or camera.


Saturday, January 259:00 AM
iNaturalist Field Trip to Brackenridge Park
Even if you didn’t make it to the January 22 iNaturalist presentation at Eco Centro, feel free to join us for a nature walk led by Craig Hensley to see birds, plants, insects and more while we practice using iNaturalist. For RSVP and details, contact Becca Taylor at rtaylorb2@sbcglobal.net or 281/772-2597.


FEBRUARY 2020
Wednesday, February 266:30 PM
Eco Centro*, 1802 N. Main Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78212

“Whooping Cranes – Back From the Brink”
 

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After suffering a dramatic decline in the 19th century, Whooping Cranes have made a recovery in Texas thanks to the collaborative work of governmental and conservation organizations. As the population grows, the birds will need more high-quality habitat, and all should continue to support this “comeback” species. Join us February 26th to learn about the history and the future of Whooping Cranes with Dr. Liz Smith and Anna Turkett, experts from the International Crane Foundation.


*Click here for directions to Eco Centro and here for parking information.

Field Trips–Join us!


Saturday, January 259:00 AM
iNaturalist Field Trip to Brackenridge Park
Join us for a nature walk led by Craig Hensley to see birds, plants, insects and more while we practice using iNaturalist. For RSVP and details, contact Becca Taylor at rtaylorb2@sbcglobal.net or 281/772-2597.


Sunday, February 2, 8:30 AM
McAllister Park
Meet at the Turkey Roost Pavilion in the main parking lot of this north central city park at 13102 Jones Maltsberger for a walk to look for winter birds. RSVP to Lora Reynolds (reynoldswrite@sbcglobal.net or 210/414-0792). 


Friday, February 14, 8:30 AM
Great Backyard Bird Count
Bird Walk at The Greenline

Enjoy a bird walk with Mitchell Lake Audubon Center’s Angel Poe at The Greenline, a 43-acre south side park at 2532 Sidney Brooks near Brooks City Base. For RSVP, contact Fred Loxsom at floxsom@trinity.edu or 860/455-3422.


Monday, February 17, 8:00 AM
Birding in the Hill CountryJoin us to enjoy winter birding northeast of Comfort, Texas. Space limited. For RSVP and details, contact Patty Leslie Pasztor at agarita@me.com or 210-837-0577.  


Sunday, March 1,8:30 AM
Walker Ranch Park

Meet in the parking lot at 12603 West Avenue and look for birds along the various trails in the park, including a portion of the Salado Creek Greenway. RSVP to Lora Reynolds (reynoldswrite@sbcglobal.net or 210/414-0792).


Friday, March 208:00 AM
Lost Maples State Natural Area, 37221 FM 187, Vanderpool, TX 78885
Join us to discover birds, plants and more at this Hill Country park. Bring water and a sack lunch. The entrance fee is $6.00/person. Space limited. RSVP to Sherie Gee at slgee18@yahoo.com or call 210/367-1625 and leave a message.