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Programs

Outreach Programs

Discover the natural world of birds and native wildlife with these exciting outreach programs from the Houston Audubon Society.

  • Programs may feature live birds of prey and other animals, hands-on displays, slides, bird and animal recordings.
  • Programs run 45 minutes to an hour; shorter shows are available for younger audiences.
  • Our programs are very popular. To avoid disappointment please call at least 2 months (if not longer) in advance of your program request date. We are typically booked for spring programs by the end of January. Do not hesitate to reserve dates well ahead of time.
  • Please contact Mary Anne Weber, Education Director, at maweber@houstonaudubon.org for more information.

If you would like to pay by credit card you must have already received an email with confirmation of the presentation date and an invoice. You will need to use the amounts on the invoice when checking out on the payment page. If you have any questions please contact Mary Anne Weber at maweber@houstonaudubon.org or call 713-640-2407.

Mary Anne Weber
Mary Anne Weber with an education raptor

Programs

  • Birds, Books, and Beyond

    Soar into the world of birds and discover how amazing our feathered friends truly are. This program features live birds, bird song and dance, fun books to look for at your library, and much more! This program is geared for elementary grades and younger audiences.

  • Silent Hunters

    In the dark of night the nocturnal hunters emerge. Owls spend their nights hunting for prey and raising their families. Learn about these silent hunters and meet live owls. This program is perfect for students who are dissecting owl pellets or for audiences who love owls and owls in literature. This is one of our most popular programs. Please call well in advance to schedule.

  • Birds of the Bayou City

    Soaring over our city parks and nesting in our backyards are an amazing array of birds. Discover why Houston is one of the birdiest cities in the country. Learn all about what makes a bird a bird. Meet live birds of prey and others. Great for all ages and adaptable for all grade levels.

  • WILD about Texas

    Texas has many habitats that are home to a diverse array of wildlife. Learn about fish, amphibians, reptiles, mammals and birds and discover how vertebrate animals are grouped based on their characteristics. Explore examples of native Texas wildlife from each vertebrate class and meet live animals.

  • It's a Jungle Out There!

    From the highest of canopies to the dark forest floor, rain forests are teaming with life. Meet live birds and other animals that call the South American rain forest home. Learn about the amazing creatures that share this vanishing habitat and how our Texas birds rely on this special place for their winter home.

  • Stories that SOAR: Birds in Mythology, Legend, and Storytelling

    Hear stories and legends from around the world as we explore the world of our most famous or infamous birds. Meet live birds as we go back in time to discover fact and fiction about our feathered friends.

  • WILD About RAPTORS

    Soar, stoop, and steer your way into this exciting program about birds of prey. WILD about Raptors focuses on the diurnal birds of prey such as falcons, hawks and eagles. Live raptors bring this program to life!

  • Marvels of Migration

    Have wings, will travel? Why do birds migrate? How do they know when to leave? How do they know where to go? We will explore all the mysteries and misconceptions about migration and meet live migratory birds! Learn geography the avian way and come to realize how connected we are to people and cultures across the Western Hemisphere.

  • The Legacy of Audubon

    Step back in time and discover the life and adventures of John James Audubon. A PowerPoint show will take you through his fascinating life and adventures, and live birds along with readings from his journals will bring the natural world of the 1800’s to life. Suitable for upper elementary through high school and adult groups.

  • Hatch (for preschool audiences only)

    This program highlights amazing creatures that all "hatch" from eggs. Meet live animals and discover why all eggs are not the same. Stories and movement get the audience members involved. This is a fun program for our youngest audiences.

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