How to Apply

Program Timeline

  • May 2019: Application period opens
  • October, 2019: Applications are due (date TBD; application fee will also be due at this time)
  • January 31, 2020: Applicants notified of certification status
  • March 1, 2020: Certification fee of $500 due from accepted communities (minus application fee already paid)
  • Spring 2020: Certified communities host local Bird City Texas launch event
  • May 2020: Application period re-opens for all communities
  • December 1, 2020: Annual report due for inaugural certified communities
  • December 1, 2021: Annual report due
  • Fall 2022: Certified communities from the program's first year qualify for renewal (Bird City Texas is a 3-year certification program)

Application Process

Application for inaugural Bird City Texas Program will be posted in May 2019. Please check back at that time.

Application Support:

  • Program Goal and Structure: coming soon
  • Detailed Program Criteria: coming soon
  • Detailed Application Instructions: coming soon

Application Documents:

  • Fillable Application: coming soon
  • Application Appendix Example: coming soon

Please e-mail Bird City Texas staff with any questions, issues, or requests.


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