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Memorial Day means much more than time off from work and hosting a barbecue, so if you want to get involved this weekend, check out these great ways to give back.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Clapper Rail. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on May 25, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

Art galleries are a beneficial component of any neighborhood. Check out some of these ways art galleries are important and why you should visit them this summer.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Bobolink. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on May 11, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Black-throated Green Warbler. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on May 4, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Cerulean Warbler. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on April 27, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

Whether it’s a few hours or a long commitment, volunteering not only supports those around you, but positively influences you as well. Here’s six ideas to get started.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Chestnut-collared Longspur. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on April 20, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Scarlet Tanager. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on April 13, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the White Ibis. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on April 6, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

Turns out, regular writing and keeping a journal actually has a lot of surprising mental and emotional health benefits. Today, we’re going to check them out.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Blue-winged Warbler. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on March 30, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Wood Thrush. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on March 23, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

Gardening not only brings in beautiful colors, scents and foods to your home, but it has added benefits just for you. Here are some reasons you should plant a garden this season.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Blue-headed Vireo. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on March 16, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Great-tailed Grackle. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on March 9, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

This Women’s History Month, get involved by showing support for the women in your community. Check out these ways you can remember powerful women from history, while advocating for women today.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Merlin. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on March 2, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

After over a year of navigating permitting red-tape, we finally received the green light to update the vehicular barrier at Bolivar Flats, and the first phase of the project is complete just in time for breeding season!

When it comes to supporting local business, there’s more to it than helping the community; it supports you too. Check out these reasons why going local helps you out in the long run.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Royal Tern. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on February 24, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Seaside Sparrow. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on February 17, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Sedge Wren. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on February 3, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Gray Catbird. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on January 27, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Brown-headed Nuthatch. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on January 20, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Black-bellied Plover. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on January 13, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

Fortunately, recent studies have shown that volunteering with people (or a cause you care about) can actually mitigate depression and anxiety issues.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Black Vulture. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on January 6, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Snow Goose. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on December 23, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

We’ve compiled a list just for you on last minute gift ideas that give back. Try some of these out to celebrate the holidays more altruistically this year.

We are deeply saddened by the passing of Kathrine (Kathy) G. McGovern. Houston Audubon has lost a dear friend, fellow champion of bird conservation, and longtime generous supporter.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Swamp Sparrow. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on December 2, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Franklin’s Gull. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on November 25, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

Gratitude is about more than taking a second to say “Thanks.” Gratitude shows true appreciation. This Thanksgiving, we have some ideas for how you can give gratitude.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Nelson’s Sparrow. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on November 18, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Crested Caracara. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on November 11, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the American Pipit. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on November 6, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

This month looks at the world through the eyes of a child, so today we look at how you can recognize National Child Safety and Protection Month, and keep the children in your life safe.

On October 19, Houston Audubon celebrated the sound of birds, their beauty and diversity, and the vital role they play in our region at its annual fundraising dinner, Avian Affair. 

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Blue-winged Teal. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on October 28, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Barred Owl. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on October 21, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Horned Lark. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on October 14, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

Dogs are the best, and this month you can celebrate them even more, because October is National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month!

How can you make a difference in the world? By reducing your carbon footprint. Check out these easy ways you can lessen your environmental impact and help save the earth.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Tufted Titmouse. It was written by Richard Gibbons, former Conservation Director, and posted on September 23, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Little Blue Heron. It was written by Azure Bevington, former Conservation Technician, and posted on September 16, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the American Flamingo. It was written by Wyatt Egelhoff, Conservation Specialist, and posted on September 9, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

When it comes to living an altruistic lifestyle, compassion for others doesn’t have to stop with humans.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Tricolored Heron. It was written by Bryce Loschen, former Conservation Technician, and posted on August 19, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

Coffee has been around for thousands of years, but it hasn’t been until recently that we’ve discovered just how many incredible benefits it actually has.


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