Rio Brazos Audubon Society

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Welcome

The Rio Brazos Audubon Society promotes the enjoyment, understanding, and conservation of native birds and their habitat through birding classes, local and regional field trips, habitat restoration, and conservation advocacy. We are committed to service and education for residents and visitors to the Brazos Valley.

About Us

Rio Brazos Audubon takes an active role in public education with free presentations, meetings, and field trips open to the public. We share our experience and knowledge- from beginners to advanced birders, adults or children- to increase appreciation of, and community involvement with our local birds and environment. We also perform bird surveys on private lands, monitor a Bluebird nest box trail, maintain a chimney swift tower and butterfly garden at Lick Creek Park, and organize annual bird counts.
We are a non-profit corporation with tax exempt status and an independent Chapter of the National Audubon Society. We are governed by an elected volunteer Board of Directors, with critical input from Committee Chairs.

Activities and Events

Our monthly program meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday night of each month and are located at the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History at 6:30 PM. Click here for a MAP.

Our Saturday field trips meet at 7:00 AM 1207 Texas Avenue South (across from the A&M Golf Course, between Gilchrist and Francis, 1 block north of George Bush Drive) Bring snacks, binoculars, bug spray, sunscreen, etc.

Our Birding 101 meets at Lick Creek Park at 8:30 AM by the Chimney Swift kiosk near the parking lot (except in July and August they start at 7:30 AM)


5-7-2016 - Birding 101 - - NOTE DIFFERENT LOCATION THIS MONTH - Because parking is limited at Brison Park, we'll meet at 1207 South Texas Ave. (city of College Station Community Services offices at the corner of Gilchrist and South Texas Ave., across from the Texas A&M golf course) Saturday, May 7, 2016. We'll decide there about car pooling and location depending on migrant and weather conditions..

5-11-2016 - Pantanal: Brazilian Wonder for Jaguars and Birds by Kathy Adams Clark - 6:30 PM at the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History.
The Pantanal is said to be the largest wetland in the world. Join Kathy Adams Clark as she takes you on a journey to see jaguars, river otters, and caimans. Learn about the toucans, parrots, kingfishers, and raptors that flourish in this watery environment. Tips will be offered on traveling to the Pantanal, where to stay, and how to prepare for your journey.

5-14-2016 - North American Migration Count - meet at 7:00 AM 1207 Texas Avenue South (across from the A&M Golf Course, between Gilchrist and Francis, 1 block north of George Bush Drive) Bring snacks, binoculars, bug spray, sunscreen, etc.

6-4-2016 - Birding 101 - meet at Lick Creek Park at 8:30 AM by the Chimney Swift kiosk near the parking lot.

7-2-2016 - Birding 101 - meet at Lick Creek Park at 7:30 AM (NOTE TIME CHANGE) by the Chimney Swift kiosk near the parking lot.

7-16-2016 - North American Butterfly Count Field Trip - meet at Lick Creek Park at 8:30 AM by the Chimney Swift kiosk near the parking lot.

8-6-2016 - Birding 101 - meet at Lick Creek Park at 7:30 AM (NOTE TIME CHANGE) by the Chimney Swift kiosk near the parking lot.

10-12-2016 - Bluebirds by Jim Anding - 6:30 PM at the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History.

11-9-2016 - Birding Big Bend by Gary Clark - 6:30 PM at the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History.

Member Support

By becoming a supporting member of The Rio Brazos Audubon Society you help pay for honorariums to our speakers, provide materials for projects, and cover printing costs for informational materials. With your support we hope to be able to take on more projects that might make a difference for birds and other critters in our area.

BECOME A MEMBER

To become a supporting member of Rio Brazos Audubon, please send your dues of $20 (for an individual or family - $15 for students) and your email address to:

Rio Brazos Audubon Society
P.O. Box 9055
College Station, TX 77842

or give them to our treasurer at a meeting. This money is used to pay honorariums to our speakers, provide materials for projects such as our Bluebird nest box trails, Chimney Swift tower, and to cover printing costs for informational materials. With your support we hope to be able to take on more projects that might make a difference for birds and other critters in our area.

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