Member Field Trips
See the field trip guidelines below for details. Click this link to learn more about membership.
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 8 AM - Noon: Brazos Bend State Park with Mary Anne Weber
Brazos Bend State Park covers over 5000 acres of woodlands, marsh, prairie, swamps and lakes just one hour from Houston. Over 300 species of birds have been documented at the park. Field trip participants will meet at 40 Acre Lake at 8 AM. We will hike the trails around the lake and then visit Elm Lake for additional birding and wildlife watching. There is a $7 entrance fee at the park.
Saturday, April 22, 2017, 8 AM - Noon: Baytown Hotspots with Mary Anne Weber
This trip will take us to Bayland Park and the Baytown Nature Center. The Baytown Nature Center is an official site on the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail. This 450-acre peninsula is surrounded by three bays and home to more than 300 species of birds who depend on this area for migration, feeding or nesting. There is a $3 entry fee for the nature center. We will meet at Bayland Park at 8 AM for early morning birding before heading to the nature center.
Saturday, May 27, 2017: Spring Creek Greenway Nature Center with Mary Anne Weber
The Spring Creek Greenway Nature Center is surrounded by over 300 acres of preserved forest land located at 1300 Riley Fuzzel Road at Spring Creek adjacent to the Peckinpaugh Preserve and Spring Trails Preserve. The 11,000 square foot facility contains a nature center, community center, the Sheriff’s Patrol District II Office, pavilion with restrooms and nature trails. We will meet at 8 AM in the main parking lot. This trip will include visiting the nature center and birding the many trails on the property.
Field Trip Guidelines
Each trip will have a limited number of participants, normally 25, and participation will be on a first-come, first-served basis. There may be some field trips in which the number of participants will vary from the 25 stated above, depending on the logistics of the trip.
Houston Audubon field trips are a benefit of membership. Each participant must be a Houston Audubon local member or be a guest of a Houston Audubon local member. An individual may be a guest on no more than two field trips during the birding season (September - May). Not a Houston Audubon member? Sign up now and then join us! To check on your membership status please contact email@example.com.
Houston Audubon invites members and young birding enthusiasts age 12 and older to participate in our monthly field trips. We encourage families with younger children to participate in the Family Nature Explore Club instead.
Questions about Houston Audubon field trips can be directed to Mary Anne Weber at firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-640-2407.