Calendar of Events

Wildlife Viewing

February 2023

Feb 5
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as the Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 5
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Walking Tour

Walk the shores of Goose Island with a knowledgeable volunteer. What species will you see this time?
Feb 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!
Feb 5
9:00a
End Date

Wildlife Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join our park ranger in viewing local wildlife in their native habitat!
Feb 5
9:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Join a park ranger for an introduction to birdwatching!
Feb 8
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Feb 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!
Feb 9
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Feb 9
9:30a
End Date

Thursday Birding Tour

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Spot some of the over 200 species of birds identified at Lake Corpus Christi State Park!
Feb 10
8:30a
End Date

Grassroots Initiative

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Pull up your sleeves and some Guinea grass, too, as we explore life beneath the soil.
Feb 10
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as the Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 10
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Natural Area Birding Tram Tour (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Feb 10
2:00p
End Date

Native Plant Walk

Goose Island State Park
What plants grow in Goose Island State Park? Join us to find out!
Feb 10
5:30p
End Date

Sunset Watercolor

Galveston Island State Park
Unleash your creative side and enjoy the island's best sunsets.
Feb 11
8:00a
End Date

Bird Outing

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join the Texas Master Naturalists: Rolling Plains chapter to look for birds
Feb 11
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as the Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 11
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Feb 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!
Feb 11
9:00a
End Date

Bentsen Nature Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the wonders of the Rio Grande Valley on a guided walk in its wild spaces.
Feb 11
10:00a
End Date

Longhorn & Bison Viewing

San Angelo State Park
We will showcase a small portion of the Official State of Texas Longhorn herd as well as our herd of southern plains bison.
Feb 11
2:00p
End Date

Goose Island Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Join a ranger on a ride through the park to learn about the history and ecology that makes Goose Island special.
Feb 11
3:00p
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
See, feel, and smell examples of local Hill Country Wildlife!
Feb 11
3:00p
End Date

Galentine's Day Ladies' Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Grab your hiking boots and your gal pals for a hike to celebrate amazing women.
Feb 11
6:00p
End Date

Owl Prowl and Timberdoodle Trek

Tyler State Park
A night hike for some night birds.
Feb 12
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as the Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 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!
Feb 12
10:00a
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.
Feb 15
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Feb 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!
Feb 16
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Feb 16
9:00a
End Date

Bentsen Nature Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the wonders of the Rio Grande Valley on a guided walk in its wild spaces.
Feb 16
9:30a
End Date

Thursday Birding Tour

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Spot some of the over 200 species of birds identified at Lake Corpus Christi State Park!
Feb 17
8:30a
End Date

Grassroots Initiative

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Pull up your sleeves and some Guinea grass, too, as we explore life beneath the soil.
Feb 17
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as the Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 17
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Natural Area Birding Tram Tour (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Feb 17
2:00p
End Date

Goose Island Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Join a ranger on a ride through the park to learn about the history and ecology that makes Goose Island special.
Feb 17
5:45p
End Date

Night Hike

Goose Island State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Feb 18
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as the Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 18
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Feb 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!
Feb 18
9:00a
End Date

Birding the Lakeshore

Tyler State Park
The Great Backyard Bird Count!
Feb 18
9:30a
End Date

Saturday Birding Tour

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Spot some of the over 200 species of birds identified at Lake Corpus Christi State Park!
Feb 19
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as the Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 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!
Feb 19
9:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Join a park ranger for an introduction to birdwatching!
Feb 22
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Feb 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!
Feb 23
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Feb 23
9:30a
End Date

Thursday Birding Tour

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Spot some of the over 200 species of birds identified at Lake Corpus Christi State Park!
Feb 24
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as the Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 24
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Natural Area Birding Tram Tour (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Feb 25
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as the Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 25
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Feb 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!
Feb 25
9:30a
End Date

Saturday Birding Tour

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Spot some of the over 200 species of birds identified at Lake Corpus Christi State Park!
Feb 26
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as the Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 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!

March 2023

Mar 1
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Mar 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!
Mar 2
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Mar 3
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Natural Area Birding Tram Tour (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Mar 4
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Mar 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!
Mar 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!
Mar 7
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Birds

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Mar 8
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Mar 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!
Mar 8
2:00p
End Date

Homeschool Class: Birds

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Mar 9
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Birds

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Mar 10
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Natural Area Birding Tram Tour (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Mar 10
7:30p
End Date

Creatures of the Night - Night Prowl

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Nocturnal wanderings amoung the nocturnal.
Mar 11
8:00a
End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 03/11/2023

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.
Mar 11
8:00a
End Date

Bird Outing

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join the Texas Master Naturalists: Rolling Plains chapter to look for birds
Mar 11
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Mar 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!
Mar 11
10:00a
End Date

Longhorn & Bison Viewing

San Angelo State Park
We will showcase a small portion of the Official State of Texas Longhorn herd as well as our herd of southern plains bison.
Mar 12
8:00a
End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 03/12/2023

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries to learn about the history of the park. Click title for more information and to reserve your spot on tour. NO PETS
Mar 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!
Mar 15
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Mar 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!
Mar 16
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Mar 17
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Natural Area Birding Tram Tour (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Mar 18
8:00a
End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 03/18/2023

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.
Mar 18
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Mar 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!
Mar 18
10:00a
End Date

Texas State Parks 100-Year Celebration at San Angelo SP

San Angelo State Park
🎉 Join us for a FREE day in the park to help celebrate the 100-year anniversary of Texas State Parks! There will be events and activities for all to enjoy.
Mar 19
8:00a
End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 03/19/2023

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries to learn of the modern-day history of the park. Click blue title to learn more and reserve your spot on tour. NO PETS
Mar 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!
Mar 22
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Mar 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!
Mar 23
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Mar 24
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Natural Area Birding Tram Tour (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Mar 25
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Mar 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!
Mar 25
10:00a
End Date

Sea Center Texas Nature Day

Sea Center Texas
Come celebrate nature with Sea Center Texas! This is a free event to attend. Participate in Catch-&-Release fishing, pet live reptiles, watch the Birds of Prey show, and more!
Mar 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!
Mar 29
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Mar 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!
Mar 30
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Mar 31
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Natural Area Birding Tram Tour (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!

April 2023

Apr 1
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Apr 5
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Apr 6
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Apr 7
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Natural Area Birding Tram Tour (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Apr 8
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Apr 12
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Apr 13
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Apr 14
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Natural Area Birding Tram Tour (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Apr 15
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!

September 2023

Sep 23 End Date

Bentsen Outdoor Skills Showcase

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
🎉 An exciting day for fun, games, and getting to know the outdoors!

October 2023

Oct 21
10:00a
End Date

Hueco Tanks 29th Annual Community Fair

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
🎉 It's time for our Annual Community Fair! Come on out for a fun weekend full of tours, presentations, demonstrations, rock climbing and much more!
Oct 21
11:00a
End Date

Celebrating Wildlife Rehabilitation

Purtis Creek State Park
🎉 We will have rehabilitators from all over northeast Texas educating us about what they do and showcasing some of the animals currently in their care.
Oct 22
10:00a
End Date

Hueco Tanks 29th Annual Community Fair

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
🎉 It's time for our Annual Community Fair! Come on out for a fun weekend full of tours, presentations, demonstrations, rock climbing and much more!