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Upcoming Events

Mitchell Lake Audubon Center

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

Family Flower Walk

San Antonio, TX
Enjoy the beauty of the wildflowers and gardens of Mitchell Lake Audubon Center with the whole family. Guided walk will be approximately 1.5 miles in length but you are welcome to turn back whenever you like. Bring your ca... read more

Migration Fun Run

San Antonio, TX
Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day with Migratory Bird Fest, a festival filled with bird-themed games, crafts, nature-based vendors, food trucks, and presentations about our feathered friends. Native Plant Sale. Of... read more

Power of Flowers

San Antonio, TX
Explore the power of flowers to heal, protect, enhance, nourish and more. Create a field guide using your smartphone or camera as we hike and explore the powers of the flowers at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center.

Bird Identification Series

San Antonio, TX
Polish you bird identification skills with the series focusing on different aspects of bird identification each month.  Includes classroom and brief outdoor explorations.
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Past Events

Plants for Birds

Plants for Birds

San Antonio, TX
This program is aimed at teaching how to successfully plan a wildscape to attract resident and migratory bird species, aligning with Audubon's Plants for Bird’s initiative.
Saturday, April 21 2018 9:00 AM 10:00 PM

Words for Birds & Haiku Hike

Words for Birds & Haiku Hike

San Antonio, TX
Official National Poetry Month event. Jim LaVilla-Havelin and Kamala Platt will present a workshop on Writing & Reading about Nature. Focus will be on: Observation and Notation, Writing Exercises, Readings from Naturalist Writers / Environmentalists (Prose, Poetry), Keeping a journal - ongoing at...
Sunday, April 15 2018 1:00 PM 3:00 PM

Reading & Writing in Nature

Reading & Writing in Nature

San Antonio, TX
Official National Poetry Month event. Jim LaVilla-Havelin and Kamala Platt will present a workshop on Writing & Reading about Nature. Focus will be on: Observation and Notation, Writing Exercises, Readings from Naturalist Writers / Environmentalists (Prose, Poetry), Keeping a journal - ongoing at...
Sunday, April 15 2018 10:00 AM 12:00 PM

Birding by Ear

Birding by Ear

San Antonio, TX
Learn the skill of birding by ear. Identify different types of calls, tips for bird identification through calls, and learn proper techniques when in the field. The workshop will include both a classroom and field portion. Please bring: water bottle, closed-toe shoes, bug spray, hat, and sunscre...
Saturday, April 14 2018 8:00 AM 11:00 AM

Wildscaping for Wildlife

Wildscaping for Wildlife

San Antonio, TX
Learn to attract or deter native wildlife species from your backyard habitat using native plants and landscape design components. See how native plants can save you money while bringing you hours of entertainment watching the critters they attract. Participants learn what native Texas water-savin...
Sunday, April 8 2018 9:30 AM 10:30 AM

Advanced Herpetology Hike

Advanced Herpetology Hike

San Antonio, TX
Learn about different types of reptiles and amphibians and their habitat of south central Texas. The walk will be approximately one hour in length along our upland trails and led by our resident herpetologist.  Please bring a water bottle, and we recommend wearing closed toe shoes and a hat.
Saturday, March 31 2018 1:00 PM 2:00 PM

Become a Community Scientist: Frogwatch USA

Become a Community Scientist: Frogwatch USA

San Antonio, TX
This Citizen Science program is aimed at teaching participants how to properly ID our local frog species and how to tabulate important data to properly track populations.This training will be supplemented with 6 months of surveys ending in late August.
Thursday, March 22 2018 7:00 PM 9:00 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...
Sunday, February 18 2018 9:00 AM 10:30 AM

Running through the Wetlands

Running through the Wetlands

San Antonio, TX
Go for a run through the wetlands of Mitchell Lake, enjoy the amazing diversity of waterfowl and enjoy the beginnings of spring. We will run at a moderate to slow pace. We will also touch on the history of Mitchell Lake and the efforts that have gone into preserving and restoring this unique area...
Sunday, February 11 2018 8:30 AM 10:30 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.      Photo: Kristina Deckert / Audubon
Saturday, February 3 2018 9:00 AM 10:30 AM

Mailing Address

10750 Pleasanton Rd. San Antonio, TX 78221
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