MB Program Calendar

All classes will be head at Trinity River Audubon Center (TRAC) on Saturday mornings. Classes will be 8 – 10 am unless otherwise noted. Field trip meeting times and locations will be announced at the preceding class.

TRAC is open on Saturday for early morning birding at 7:30 am before class


September 12 Orientation and first class, 8:30 am – 12 noon

September 26 Hawk Watch, Tyler SP

October 10 Second class - Hawks, 8:00 am - 10:00 am at TRAC

November 14 Third class - Waterfowl, 8:00 am - 10:00 am at TRAC

November 21 Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, with Master Birders Carrie Steingruber and Chuck Carlson

December 5 Fourth class - Gulls, 8:00 am - 10:00 am at TRAC. There will be a very short follow-up study of gulls one morning during week at White Rock Spillway; (specific dates TBA) with Master Birder Instructor, Chris Runk

Participation in one (or more) Christmas Bird Counts of your choice

January 23 Fifth class – Gulls; Shorebirds, 8:00 am - 10:00 am at TRAC

January 29-31 Bolivar Flats, Anahuac (optional field trip, 2 days, 2 nights)

February 20 Sixth class – Sparrows, 8:00 am - 10:00 am at TRAC

March 13 Seventh class – Song birds; migration

March 20 Village Creek Drying Beds

April 10 Eighth class – Migration; warblers

April 16-18 High Island, TX, including Sabine Woods (2 days, 2 nights)

May 1 Ninth class – song birds; shorebirds, 8:00 am - 10:00 am at TRAC. Follow-up field trip after class to Joppa Preserve from 10:00 am - noon. This field trip is a very short drive from TRAC.

May 22 Graduation


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