Calendar of Events

Wildlife Viewing

April 2024

Apr 23
9:00a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Apr 24
9:00a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Apr 25
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Apr 25
9:00a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Apr 25
7:15p
End Date

Sunset Watercolor

Galveston Island State Park
Unleash your creative side and enjoy the island's best sunsets.
Apr 26
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Birding

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Apr 26
9:00a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Apr 26
2:00p
End Date

Prairie Dogs: Talk of the Town

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Let's check out the Prairie Dog Town and get to know them and their habits!
Apr 26
7:00p
End Date

Nature's Night Show

Palmetto State Park
Explore the park after dark for a different point of view!
Apr 27
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Apr 27
8:30a
End Date

Birding the Lakeshore

Tyler State Park
Colorful spring migrants and summer resident birds are arriving!
Apr 27
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Apr 27
9:00a
End Date

Bird Walk 101

Palmetto State Park
Join us on this guided hike to learn about the birds that call Palmetto SP home.
Apr 27
9:00a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Apr 27
10:30a
End Date

Useful and Edible Plants

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Learn about the plants of deep south Texas and their importance to people & wildlife.
Apr 27
10:30a
End Date

Furs and Skulls **RSVP REQ'd**

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Discover all about mammals as we explore furs and skulls.
Apr 27
1:00p
End Date

Meet Dexter the Corn Snake!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Observe our resident corn snake, Dexter, up close. Discover the many different snakes that call this area home.
Apr 27
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Apr 27
5:30p
End Date

Evening Bird Walk

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the wonderful world of birds without the need for an alarm clock!
Apr 28
8:30a
End Date

Birding with Bob

Goose Island State Park
Visit the birding hotspots of the park!
Apr 28
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Apr 28
9:00a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Join a ranger and discover and learn about the great hobby of birding!
Apr 28
9:00a
End Date

Birding Tour

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Spot some of the over 200 species of birds identified at Lake Corpus Christi State Park!
Apr 28
9:00a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Apr 29
9:00a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Apr 30
9:00a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.

May 2024

May 3 End Date

Great Texas Birding Classic - Big Sit!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Our local Texas Master Naturalists are competing in the Great Texas Birding Classic. Stop by to learn about the birds they've observed or how to become a Master Naturalist
May 4
7:00a
End Date

Birding Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Join our bird guides for a walk through the park to see some awesome birds of the Southwest!
May 4
8:00a
End Date

Big Sit! Great Texas Birding Classic

Tyler State Park
A birding competition as big as Texas!
May 4
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk 101

Palmetto State Park
Join us on this guided hike to learn about the birds that call Palmetto SP home.
May 4
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
May 4
9:00a
End Date

Sink Your Shucks Community Oyster Reef Restoration Event (May 4th is FULL)

Goose Island State Park
Support local waterways and marine life by helping us restore oyster reefs!
May 4
1:00p
End Date

Meet Dexter the Corn Snake!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Observe our resident corn snake, Dexter, up close. Discover the many different snakes that call this area home.
May 4
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
May 4
8:00p
End Date

Frog & Toad Watch

Lockhart State Park
Join a park ranger to search for the amphibians that call Lockhart home!
May 5
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
May 5
9:30a
End Date

Sunday Stroll with a Ranger

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join our Interpretive Ranger on a 1-2 mile a guided walk discovering the Bottomland Forest.
May 10
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
May 11
8:00a
End Date

Second Saturday Birdwatching

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us on the second Saturday of the month to bird watch with a knowledgeable volunteer!
May 11
8:30a
End Date

Birding the Savannah

Tyler State Park
Global Big Day!
May 11
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk 101

Palmetto State Park
Join us on this guided hike to learn about the birds that call Palmetto SP home.
May 11
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
May 11
9:00a
End Date

Intro to Birding

Sea Rim State Park
Become familiar with the basics of binoculars and learn to recognize a few of Sea Rim's more common birds!
May 11
9:00a
End Date

Sink Your Shucks Community Oyster Reef Restoration Event

Goose Island State Park
Support local waterways and marine life by helping us restore oyster reefs!
May 11
11:30a
End Date

Birding 101: Intro to Birding

Tyler State Park
Global Big Day!
May 11
1:00p
End Date

Meet Dexter the Corn Snake!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Observe our resident corn snake, Dexter, up close. Discover the many different snakes that call this area home.
May 12
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
May 12
9:30a
End Date

Sunday Stroll with a Ranger

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join our Interpretive Ranger on a 1-2 mile a guided walk discovering the Bottomland Forest.
May 17
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
May 17
8:00p
End Date

Bataptations

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Join us to find out how bats are possibly the most unique group of mammals and what they do to succeed in their unique roles around the Big Bend.
May 18
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
May 18
9:00a
End Date

Intro to Birding

Sea Rim State Park
Become familiar with the basics of binoculars and learn to recognize a few of Sea Rim's more common birds!
May 18
9:00a
End Date

Wild Photo Walk

Tyler State Park
Discover the art of nature through your viewfinder!
May 18
1:00p
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
What can we learn about wildlife from what they leave behind?
May 18
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
May 19
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
May 19
9:30a
End Date

Sunday Stroll with a Ranger

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join our Interpretive Ranger on a 1-2 mile a guided walk discovering the Bottomland Forest.
May 24
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
May 24
8:00p
End Date

Moon Light Walk

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Join us on a moonlit walk. Every wondered what happens at nighttime in the park?
May 25
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
May 25
9:00a
End Date

Bird Walk

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the wonderful world of birds with us!
May 25
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
May 25
3:30p
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
What can we learn about wildlife from what they leave behind?
May 26
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
May 26
9:30a
End Date

Sunday Stroll with a Ranger

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join our Interpretive Ranger on a 1-2 mile a guided walk discovering the Bottomland Forest.
May 27
11:30a
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
What can we learn about wildlife from what they leave behind?
May 30
7:30p
End Date

Sunset Watercolor

Galveston Island State Park
Unleash your creative side and enjoy the island's best sunsets.
May 31
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!

June 2024

Jun 1
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jun 2
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jun 8
8:00a
End Date

Second Saturday Birdwatching

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us on the second Saturday of the month to bird watch with a knowledgeable volunteer!
Jun 8
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jun 8
9:00a
End Date

Bird Walk

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the wonderful world of birds with us!
Jun 9
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jun 10
9:00a
End Date

Camp Wild: Summer Day Camp (Registration April 1- May 10, 2024)

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Let's get some kids outside this summer at Stephen F. Austin State Park. This 4-day adventure for 10- to 12-year olds actively engages children with nature through outdoor and creative activities.
Jun 15
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jun 16
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jun 22
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

Bird Walk

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the wonderful world of birds with us!
Jun 23
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jun 29
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jun 30
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.

July 2024

Jul 6
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jul 6
9:00a
End Date

Bird Walk

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the wonderful world of birds with us!
Jul 7
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jul 13
8:00a
End Date

Second Saturday Birdwatching

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us on the second Saturday of the month to bird watch with a knowledgeable volunteer!
Jul 13
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jul 14
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jul 20
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jul 20
9:00a
End Date

Bird Walk

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the wonderful world of birds with us!
Jul 21
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jul 27
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jul 28
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.

August 2024

Aug 3
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Aug 4
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Aug 10
8:00a
End Date

Second Saturday Birdwatching

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us on the second Saturday of the month to bird watch with a knowledgeable volunteer!
Aug 10
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Aug 11
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Aug 17
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Aug 18
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Aug 24
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Aug 25
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Aug 31
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.