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Mitchell Lake Audubon Center

2019 Beginner Bird Walks

San Antonio, TX
Join us every 4th Saturday of the month for this regularly scheduled Bird Walk! Travelling by foot, this bird tour is perfect for the beginning birder. Your guide will go over basic bird identification techniques: visual I... read more

2019 Bird Tours at Mitchell Lake

San Antonio, TX
On this guided bird tour around the various habitats of Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, guests will see 30-50 different bird species with our expert guide. Travelling by both car and by foot to access as many areas as possib... read more

Words for Birds & Haiku Hike

San Antonio, TX
Bird is the word! Join us for a Haiku Observation Walk and Writing Exercise with Jim LaVilla-Havelin and Mobi Warren followed by readings of poems about our avian friends by the poets of Stone in Stream to include Carol Re... read more
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Past Events

Wildscaping Basics

Wildscaping Basics

San Antonio, TX
Are you ready to take your yard to the next level? Learn about basic wildscaping- choosing plants and features that work for both you, your water bill, your HOA, and wildlife! You will have an opportunity to enjoy the native and drought-tolerant gardens, as well as design your own wildscape.
Sunday, April 7 2019 8:00 AM 10:00 AM

Native Plants 101

Native Plants 101

San Antonio, TX
Learn the basics of South Texas native plants and how they can help you conserve water and save money. This workshop includes a classroom presentation on the plants appropriate for the South Texas eco-regions, followed by a walk in our native gardens and along our native plant trail.  Bring: wat...
Saturday, March 30 2019 8:00 AM 10:00 AM

Nature Photography

Nature Photography

San Antonio, TX
Between the average of 40 bird species seen in a day and our native gardens, there is plenty to capture at Mitchell Lake! Learn how to take the best photos in nature, and work with light, clouds, and wind--not against them. Grady Clinkenbeard, local nature photographer, will lead the workshop. B...
Saturday, February 23 2019 8:00 AM 10:00 AM

Going Beyond Birding Basics

Going Beyond Birding Basics

San Antonio, TX
Join us for Going Beyond Birding Basics. If you have the essentials down, than this is the perfect way to take the next step in birding. Brush up on additional ID skills, as well as learn how to attract those warblers (and other birds) to your yard for porch viewing.
Saturday, February 16 2019 9:00 AM 11:00 AM

ANCA Regional Summit Texas

ANCA Regional Summit Texas

San Antonio, TX
This is the Texas Regional Summit for the Association of Nature Center Administrators, taking place at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center in San Antonio, TX on February 7 & 8. Below is the tentative schedule for the event. If you have questions or ideas, please contact Linda Dunn at Ldunn@wetlandcente...
Thu, Feb 7 2019 2:00 PM Fri, Feb 8 2019 5:00 PM

Geocaching in Nature

Geocaching in Nature

San Antonio, TX
Learn about geocaching basics, as well as how to be respectful when geocaching outside, in nature and how to be a good steward of the natural resources so others may enjoy as well.
Saturday, January 26 2019 10:00 AM 11:00 AM

Coot Scoot Kid Run 2018

Coot Scoot Kid Run 2018

San Antonio, TX
Come on out for our 2nd Annual Coot Scoot Kid’s Run! We will start with some Coot-oriented activities and Coot Calisthenics, then move to the start line for the run at 9:30am sharp. All ages of kids are welcome on this 1 mile trail run on improved trails. All participants will receive finisher me...
Saturday, December 29 2018 9:00 AM 10:00 AM

Bird Tours at Mitchell Lake

Bird Tours at Mitchell Lake

San Antonio, TX
On this guided bird tour around the various habitats of Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, guests will see 30-50 different bird species with our expert guide. Travelling by both car and by foot to access as many areas as possible This tour is best suited for the birder age 15+ as it can last up to fou...
Sun, Jun 3 2018 7:30 AM Sun, Dec 23 2018 11:00 AM

Milkweed and Monarchs

Milkweed and Monarchs

San Antonio, TX
This program is aimed at teaching the benefits of planting milkweed and other pollinator plants, helping monarchs, butterflies, and other pollinators carry on their life cycles.  We will discuss the differences between our native milkweed and how to manage the non-indigenous species, both of whi...
Sat, Feb 3 2018 9:00 AM Sat, Dec 22 2018 11:00 AM

Beginner Bird Walk

Beginner Bird Walk

San Antonio, TX
Travelling by foot, this bird tour is perfect for the beginning birder! Your guide will go over basic bird identification techniques, proper binocular use, and apply them in the field. Experience several of our varied habitats on your walk to see a variety of bird species. This walk is family-fri...
Sat, Dec 24 2016 8:00 AM Sat, Dec 22 2018 10:00 AM

Mailing Address

10750 Pleasanton Rd. San Antonio, TX 78221
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