Annual calendar of EWBC Programs and Events:
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Want to know what's happening at the Wetlands this season? Click on the image below to download or view our most recent 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.
And, as an added bonus, being a member with us gives you access and/or discounts at other nature centers & parks across the US.! Click here to see the full list of nature centers & other places that are part of the ANCA reciprocal membership program! You can also click here to see an interactive map of all the centers that are part of the program.
Photographers that enjoy having photo sessions along the EWBC gardens and trails will now have the opportunity to purchase a photography pass Beginning August 1st! For only $75, pass perks include:
- Access to our grounds for photography sessions, anytime during the membership year (12 months), during regular business hours
-Free entry for the photographer and up to 15 clients per photo session*
-No limit on photo shoots
-After hours photo shoot, Tues. - Sat., for up to 2 hours at $50 an hour**
The EWBC grounds offer many scenic vistas, including our ponds, water features, trails, native plantings, and outdoor structures. For more detailed information, click here to view and print our photograph pass brochure. Call us at 956-381-9922 for any questions and/or to purchase your pass!
*Please note: Children 5 and under will also be included in the 15-person limit amount. Additional guests will pay regular admission
**A two week reservation is required for after-hour photo shoots. Last minute requests will NOT be accommodated
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!
In the coming months...
Look below 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.
Family & Youth Programs:
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: March 28th, April 25th, May 30th, June 27th, July 25th, Aug. 29th
Time: Center - 8 am to 5 pm; Grounds - 7 am - 6 pm
Fee: FREE ALL DAY
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 February - April
DATE: Every Tuesday
TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Butterfly Walks February - May
DATE: Every Thursday
TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m
Can't make the tour this time? 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.
Join us and some of the best naturalists and nature enthusiasts in the valley for wonderful family programs this summer! The third Friday of each month, EWBC invites different speakers to share their knowledge of birds, butterflies, plants and more! Program and admission are FREE!
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and presentations are from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. RR.
March 20th Wildflowers with Ken King (local flora expert and author)
April 17th Spring Migrations with the EWBC Naturalist Team
May 15th Water Features with Alan Williams (local landscape artist)
Take a tour along our grounds as we explore and learn how you too can enjoy these beautiful flowers such our Huisache, Wild Olive, Retama, Red Sage, Mesquite, Mexican Trixis, Texas Lantana, and others as we walk along the trails. RR
Date: Saturday, April 18th
Time: 9-10:30 a.m.
Fee: $2 members, $3 non-members
Edinburg Scenic Wetlands | 714 Raul Longoria Road, Edinburg, TX 78542 | Phone: (956) 381-9922 Fax: (956) 381-0715