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Nature Festivals & Events

Nature Festivals & Events February 2018 Whooping Crane Festival 2018 is ON! Make plans to attend the 22nd Annual Whooping Crane Festival in Port Aransas, Texas on February 22-25, 2018 (Hurricane Harvey can’t keep us down!). This is expected to be a record winter for Whooping Cranes in the Coastal Bend – you won’t want to miss this year’s festival!    […]

Nature Festivals & Events

February 2018

WWhooping-Cranehooping Crane Festival 2018 is ON!

Make plans to attend the 22nd Annual Whooping Crane Festival in Port Aransas, Texas on February 22-25, 2018 (Hurricane Harvey can’t keep us down!). This is expected to be a record winter for Whooping Cranes in the Coastal Bend – you won’t want to miss this year’s festival!                         Festival registration is now OPEN!

 

BIRDIEST FESTIVAL IN AMERICA
Your Birding weekend in Corpus Christi Corpus Christi named the “BIRDIEST CITY IN NORTH AMERIA” ten years running, now hosts its own birding festival—headquartered at the South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center!
April 19 – 22, 2018

$35 Registration, Includes 3 Presentations, Opening Dinner, Raptor Project, Vendor Tent, 4-day Access to Botanical Gardens. Field Trips, Workshops, Walks, extra Presentations extra; but REGISTRATION REQUIRED. www.birdiestfestival.org for DETAILS.

August 2018

 Visit Big Bend invites everyone to the Fort Davis Mountains Hummingbird Celebration

November 2018

 

Texas Butterfly Festival - November 3-6, 2018

The Best Butterflying in America!

Join us, Saturday, November 3 – Tuesday, November 6, 2018, for the 23rd Annual Texas Butterfly Festival, and see for yourself why USA Today calls Mission, Texas, “the butterfly capital of the USA.” For more information, please click here.

 

 

Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival 

Mark your calendars for November 7-11, 2018 and plan to join us in celebrating our 25th consecutive birding festival! Stay tuned for anticipated updates. Look for this website to have the 2018 information around July 4th, with online registration beginning 2-3 weeks after the webpage is up. In the meantime, the checklist of birds seen in 2017 is listed under the Birds Seen tab on this website to whet your appetite. Scroll to the bottom of this page to add your email address for notifications of deadlines. Make your plans to celebrate with us!  All the info here.