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Mitchell Lake Audubon Center

2020 Bird Tours

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

2020 Beginner Bird Walk

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

Birding by Ear

San Antonio, TX
Learn the skill of birding by ear with Texas Master Naturalists Tom and Patsy Inglet. Identify different types of calls, tips for bird identification through calls, and learn proper techniques when in the field. The worksh... read more

Native Plant Walk

San Antonio, TX
Join expert Patty Pasztor on a stroll along our native plant trail to experience plants indigenous to the area in their own environment, as well as in our native gardens. Learn the Spanish-language names for the plants, wh... read more
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Past Events

Community Science Training: iNaturalist

Community Science Training: iNaturalist

San Antonio, TX
Contribute to your community with science! This workshop, led by Craig Hensley (Texas Parks and Wildlife Department), covers the basics of iNaturalist. A citizen science program, we will learn how to contribute and why it is an important tool in conservation.
Saturday, February 22 2020 10:00 AM 2:00 PM

Sunset Hike and Picnic

Sunset Hike and Picnic

San Antonio, TX
Celebrate the sounds of spring with your partner. A sunset bird walk, led by expert birders, and a catered picnic dinner, which includes your choice of beverage (wine, beer, or iced tea). Take your meal to enjoy by the lake or in our native pollinator gardens. Dress for walking/the weather. Reser...
Saturday, February 15 2020 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

Wildlife Photography

Wildlife 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. Rob Michaelson, local nature photographer, will lead the workshop. Bring...
Saturday, January 18 2020 8:00 AM 11:00 AM

DreamWeek 2nd Saturday Habitat Clean-Up

DreamWeek 2nd Saturday Habitat Clean-Up

San Antonio, TX
Join us and other members of the community to help us clean up our habitats! The four unique habitats across 1,200 acres are why over 340 species stopover at Mitchell Lake during their migration journey.We depend on our amazing volunteers to help manage our habitat. Groups are welcome!  All child...
Saturday, January 11 2020 8:00 AM 11:00 AM

2019 Beginner Bird Walks

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 IDs, habitat and behavior clues, and birding by ear as a last resort. Experi...
Sat, Feb 23 2019 8:00 AM Sat, Dec 28 2019 10:00 AM

2019 Bird Tours at Mitchell Lake

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 possible This tour is best suited for the birder age 15+ as it can last up to fou...
Sun, Jan 6 2019 8:00 AM Sun, Dec 22 2019 11:00 AM

Winter Owl Prowl and Advanced Night Hike

Winter Owl Prowl and Advanced Night Hike

San Antonio, TX
Join us as we look for owls and other night critters on this special night hike. Owl Prowls are approx. 45 minutes in length and are family friendly. Advanced Night Hike is 1-1.5hrs and intended for serious birders. Bring: flashlights, closed-toe shoes, and resuable water bottles for everyone. D...
Saturday, December 21 2019 6:00 PM 8:30 PM

Critter Talk with Learn Nature

Critter Talk with Learn Nature

San Antonio, TX
Join Master Naturalist Tom Kinsey and his critters. Meet animals, reptiles, and insects from Texas and beyond. You will learn what habitats are important to animals and how we can co-exist. This is a hands-on activity and you will be up close to the critters. Please be sure to bring your members...
Saturday, November 2 2019 9:00 AM 11:00 AM

Birding Basics

Birding Basics

San Antonio, TX
Learn about birds, their varied habitats, identification techniques, and binocular use in this intro to birding. We'll also cover attracting a variety of birds to your backyard with native plants.
Saturday, October 5 2019 9:00 AM 11:00 AM

Snakes, Fact or Fiction?

Snakes, Fact or Fiction?

San Antonio, TX
Early fall is a great time to plant here in south central Texas. Cooler weather and timely rain will harden the root system for the dormant period to come, and not to mention, it is also more bearable for people as well! Join us at Mitchell Lake Audubon on October 13th for basics of planting and ...
Saturday, August 17 2019 9:00 AM 11:00 AM

Mailing Address

10750 Pleasanton Rd. San Antonio, TX 78221
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