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Members of the Golden Triangle Audubon Society received copies of the brand-new South Texas Guide to Birding  and flipped to page 16. This section features Sabine Woods and Sea Rim State Park, Port Arthur area birding hotspots. They know our area is a critical landing point for trans-Gulf migrants as they cross the Gulf of […]

The Rio Grande Valley Chapter of Texas Master Naturalist will enjoy a presentation by the Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program (CBBEP) Conservation Biologist Stephanie Bilodeau on “Management and Monitoring of Texas Colonial Waterbirds”. Her work focuses on habitat management for the birds of the spoil islands throughout the Lower Laguna Madre.  She also does […]

This is a design – build project conducted in partnership between Texas Southmost College Architecture Program and Brownsville Healthy Communities and bc Workshop. A two week design phase was completed by a group of ten (10) students from TSC Architecture Program as one of their Design Studio II service learning projects. A committee of professional […]

We at South Texas Nature could not be happier after reading Boston Globe Correspondent Eve LaPlante’s story on our beautiful birds and birding in the Rio Grande Valley.  Enjoy the story below Four miles north of the Mexican border, on a wide deck overlooking a shallow lake surrounded by wetlands teeming with winged creatures, Ray […]

(Port Aransas, TX) – Celebrating its 20th year, the Great Texas Birding Classic was another record breaker for Texas Parks & Wildlife Department. More species of birds were spotted during the tournament, there were more participants than in years past, and a record number of dollars were raised for conservation!  The Port Aransas Chamber of […]

Attention, Nature Photographers!  The Rio Grande Valley Chapter of Texas Master Naturalist is offering an Advanced Nature Photography workshop for intermediate and advanced photographers. Conducted by professional nature photographer Ruth Hoyt, well-known in the Valley for her excellence in teaching and photographic endeavors, this workshop will offer in-depth discussions on focus, exposure, composition and content.  […]

RGV Nature Coalition & South Texas Nature Marketing newsletter. Volume 1 – Issue 1     In the Know Welcome to the first edition of RGV NatureWorks. The purpose of this publication to keep nature organizations and businesses informed of the workings of the RGV Nature Coalition and South Texas Nature Marketing, Inc. and the efforts […]

South Padre Island, TX – April 6, 2016: The City of South Padre Island Convention & Visitors Bureau (SPICVB) will be sponsoring a Big Sit! team headed by Scarlet Colley of Fins2Feathers dolphin and birding tours for the Texas Parks and Wildlife’s 20th annual Great Texas Birding Classic. The Big Sit! event is held over […]

Every year, members of South Texas Nature have the opportunity of hosting a birder, writer and or journalist  from Europe with hopes of bestowing a first-hand opportunity to learn about our incredibly birdy region. This month our guest was artist and writer Chistopher Schmidt from northern Germany. He was here on assignment for two magazines: Der […]

Novice Birder Felt Part of Flock at 20th Annual Whooping Crane Festival by Sara Gurgen The 20th Annual Whooping Crane Festival, organized by the Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce & Tourist Bureau, was my first birding experience—ever, and as one fellow festivalgoer so aptly put it, “You’ve started at the top; most of us start […]