The Edinburg Scenic Wetlands: Events

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Annual calendar of EWBC       Programs and Events: 

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Kingfisher Newsletter

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RR: Reservations Required

Please make reservations at least two days in advance, unless otherwise noted, by calling us at (956) 381-9922.

The South Texas Guide to Birding is out now! Click on the image below to see the issue and all the great information it contains on birding in the RGV.
Upcoming Events:

Check out the variety of programs the EWBC will be having in the coming months! Scroll down for details.
  • Bird Walks
  • Nature Exchange
  • Ducks & Donuts
  • Recycled Ornament Craft Day
  • DIY Bird Seed Ornament
  • Magical Microscopes
Call us at 956-381-9922 for more information on any of these programs.

Fall/Winter Hours (Until Dec. 31st)

Due to the time change, hours of operations for the EWBC have been temporarily updated.

Interpretive Center

Monday-Saturday

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Grounds

Tuesday - Saturday

Mondays

7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Tuesdays - Saturdays

7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Please call us at 956-381-9922 for any questions.

**Photographers: please note changes to session times below**

Portrait Photography Policy at the EWBC 

The EWBC has updated it's photography policy. 
Click HERE to read the full policy. 


Some important changes to note: 

-Photographers must arrive and pay admission BEFORE 5 p.m. (4:30 p.m. during Winter hours: November-December 31st, 2017). 

-All photographers must EXIT the EWBC grounds 30 minutes prior to closing time

-It is recommended that all photographers call to make a session appointment (1-2 hours)

-Photographers and group must pay regular admission, admission also applies to children under the age of 5 ($3 adults; $2 adults 55+, students, and children of all ages)

-Times to arrive and pay for photography sessions are Mondays 12-4 p.m. and Tuesday-Saturday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (4:30 p.m. during Winter hours: November-Dec. 31st, 2017)

For more information on our Photography Pass, click HERE.

Call the center at 956-381-9922 for any questions.

2018 has been declared the Year of the Bird! This year marks a century since the Migratory Bird Treaty Act was put into place. This year we commemorate this great achievement for bird conservation.

The 2018 Year of the Bird puts bird conservation in the spotlight. Every month Year of the Bird organizers will announce a simple but effective way that we can play a part in bird conservation. Click here to join the 2018 Year of the Bird movement.
#YearoftheBird #BirdYourWorld #wildbird

Spectacular Saturdays!

On the last Saturday of the month, EWBC will open its doors for FREE to the general public. Perhaps you have been on our grounds but not inside the center. Come on in and see what great opportunities and nature adventures await your discovery! Throughout the day, there will be activities, short games, and scheduled nature hikes. Binoculars are available free of charge. Free entry does not include fee for concurring programs and activities.

Dates: Saturdays: Dec. 29, Jan. 26, & Feb. 23

Time: Center - 8 am to 5 pm; Grounds - 7 am - 6:00 pm

Fee: FREE ALL DAY

Regular Programs:

Scroll down for our upcoming programs and events. To receive news and events by email click here. In the left column you will find the year-long calendars for EWBC and Valley-wide Events. Our Kingfisher Newsletter can also be downloaded or viewed below.

Recycled Ornament Craft Day

Any time of year is the time for recycling. Instead of buying new ornaments and decorations this holiday season, make fun and creative ornaments out of recycled and natural materials. RR.

Date: Saturday, December 8

Time: 2 -4 p.m.

Fee: $2 members, $4 non-members

Nature Walks

Please join us for a walk around our grounds as we introduce you to the abundant and varied wildlife that make our gardens and wetlands home. Binoculars, scopes and field guides are provided. Tours are available in English or Spanish. All walks are free with paid admission or membership. RR.

Bird Walks

Dates: Every Tuesday Sept. 4 - May 7th

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.


Call Monica at (956) 381-9922 to schedule a tour, Tuesday through Saturday, 8:30 am to 4 pm.  One to two hour tours are available upon request, depending on availability of the Naturalist.  Tours are free with paid admission or Membership.

Become an EWBC Volunteer!

 Interested in making a difference in your community? The EWBC is always in need of volunteer help! If you like working to help wildlife and want to share your talents with others, we have many opportunities designed to get you involved! Click here to visit our volunteers page and learn more!

Edinburg Scenic Wetlands  |  714 Raul Longoria Road, Edinburg, TX 78542 |  Phone: (956) 381-9922  Fax: (956) 381-0715 

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