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Mitchell Lake Audubon Center

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

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 habi... read more

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.

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 m... read more

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.
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Past Events

Waterfowl ID

Waterfowl ID

San Antonio, TX
Coots! Ducks! Grebes! Challenge yourself to learn some of the shapes, colors, and behaviors that will distinguish different families of waterfowl from each other. Polish your bird identification skills with wondrous waterfowl focusing mostly on ducks and grebes. Includes presentation and outdoor...
Saturday, December 15 2018 9:00 AM 11:00 AM

Habitat How To: Winter Prep

Habitat How To: Winter Prep

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, November 10 2018 8:00 AM 9:30 AM

Habitat How To: Autumn Planting

Habitat How To: Autumn Planting

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, October 13 2018 8:00 AM 9:30 AM

Photography Workshop

Photography Workshop

San Antonio, TX
Confused about terms like ISO, f-stop, shutter speed, JPEG, raw files, and focus tracking?  Need assistance with camera setup for outdoor and bird photography? Jeff Weston and Rob Michaelson will be sharing their expertise with all skill levels during this photography workshop.  Their goal is to ...
Saturday, September 8 2018 7:00 AM 9:00 AM

Crafting with Natural Materials

Crafting with Natural Materials

San Antonio, TX
Create art and useful objects and nibble or sip on natural refreshments from plants found at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center.  Cultivation and conservation will also be explored.  Ages 18+ Create baskets, paintings, soap, and jewelry while learning about natural snacks and uses, like prickly pear s...
Sunday, August 26 2018 1:00 PM 3:00 PM

Beginner Wildscaping

Beginner Wildscaping

San Antonio, TX
Learn how to successfully plan your wildscape. We will discuss techniques to make the most of a homeowner’s property.Learn to save money, water, and time by planting native plants in your yard. These plants are also what our native wildlife depends on. Learn the right plants to plant for your pur...
Sun, Feb 18 2018 9:00 AM Sat, Aug 25 2018 11:00 AM

Nature at Night

Nature at Night

San Antonio, TX
Join us for crafts, family hikes, and fun facts about animals active at twighlight.  You might come across a Common Night Hawk or even a snake or two. Adults and adolescents can join us on our Advanced Night Hike for a quiet stroll on our upland trail in search of crepuscular activity.  Space is...
Fri, Jul 27 2018 7:00 PM Fri, Aug 17 2018 9:00 PM

Native Plant ID

Native Plant ID

San Antonio, TX
Learn your south Texas native plants. With classroom instruction and a walk in the field, identify native plants supporting wildlife and conserving water.  SAWS rewards eligible. Be prepared to be outside for a portion of the workshop. Please dress for the weather and bring a reusable water bot...
Sunday, August 5 2018 9:00 AM 10:30 AM

Birding with the Family

Birding with the Family

San Antonio, TX
Join the flock with your fledglings! Learn as a family about birds and birding, geared towards families of all types and sizes. TX Master Naturalists Tom and Patsy Inglet will introduce you to basic binocular techniques, identification basics, and take you on a walk to put your new skills to use ...
Saturday, June 9 2018 8:00 AM 10:00 AM

HOA Friendly Native Grasses

HOA Friendly Native Grasses

San Antonio, TX
Learn to appease your HOA while helping restore habitat for birds and other wildlife. Learn hands-on how to remove invasive grasses and replace with native carpet or ornamental grasses. SAWS rewards eligible. Be prepared to be outside for a portion of the workshop. Please dress for the weather a...
Sunday, June 3 2018 9:00 AM 11:00 AM

Mailing Address

10750 Pleasanton Rd. San Antonio, TX 78221
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