Roma Bluffs
Events & Program Announcements

Events and Programs:

NABA 2008 Lower Rio Grande Valley Butterfly Counts
July 12, 2008 - Bentsen-RGV State Park and NABA International Butterfly Park
July 13, 2008 - Santa Ana NWR and vicinity
October 25, 2008 - First NABA Butterfly Park - Bentsen State Park Seasonal Count
www.naba.org/chapters/nabast/events.html
www.naba.org/counts/tx_g.html

McAllen International Birding Tours
October 3-14, 2008
www.mcallencvb.com

The Big Sit!
October 12, 2008 (Sunday) - Nation/Worldwide
www.birdwatchersdigest.com/site/funbirds/bigsit/bigsit.aspx

Texas Butterfly Festival
October 16-19, 2008 - Mission, TX
www.texasbutterfly.com

El Cielo Butterfly Festival (Ciudad Mante, Tamaulipas, Mexico)
October 19-23, 2008
www.mexbirds.net/id10.html

Wild in Willacy
October 23-25, 2008
www.wildinwillacy.com

Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival
November 5-9, 2008
www.rgvbirdfest.com

South Texas Wildlife and Birding Festival (Kingsville
November 20-23, 2008
www.kingsvilletexas.com

Resaca de la Palma State Park
December 6, 2008 - Grand Opening
www.worldbirdingcenter.org/sites/brownsville/

Christmas Bird Count
December 14, 2008 through January 5, 2009 - Nationwide
www.audubon.org/bird/cbc/getinvolved.html
Valley sites participating include Bentsen-RGV State Park, Estero Llano Grande SP, Santa Ana NWR, Laguna Atascosa NWR, and count circles for Brownsville, Harlingen, Falcon, Laredo, the salt lakes, and the coastal tip, plus at least four count circles in neighboring Tamaulipas, Mexico

Laredo Birding and Butterfly Festival
February 4-6, 2009
www.visitlaredo.com
www.montemuchoaudubon.org/LaredoFestival.html

Brownsville International Birding and Nature Festival
February 12-14, 2009
www.brownsville.org

Great Backyard Bird Count
February 13-16, 2009 - Nationwide
www.birdsource.org/gbbc/

El Cielo Nature Festival (Ciudad Mante, Tamaulipas, Mexico) Spring 2009 www.mexbirds.net/id10.html

McAllen International Birding Tour
April 19-30, 2009
www.mcallencvb.com

Thirteenth Annual Great Texas Birding Classi
April 26 - May 3, 2009
www.tpwd.state.tx.us/gtbc/

10th Annual Dragonfly Day
May 21-24, 2009
Estero Llano Grande State Park


View a Specific Calendar. See List Below!




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Volunteer Contacts
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley  
(WBC Headquarters)
Jennifer.Hall@twpd.state.tx.us

Edinburg Scenic Wetlands
moliva@edinburgwbc.com

Estero Llano Grande
Martha.Garcia@tpwd.state.tx.us

Harlingen Arroyo Colorado
jlyssy@myharlingen.us

Old Hidalgo Pumphouse
iduran08@sbcglobal.net

Quinta Mazatlan
gtorres@mcallen.net

Resaca de la Palma
Katherine.Miller@tpwd.state.tx.us

Roma Bluffs
Christine_Donald@fws.gov

South Padre Island Birding and Nature
Center spiedc@aol.com



 
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