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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.

Upcoming Events:
Join the EWBC for a Birding Competition for the whole family! The competition will run throughout April and will take place in the Edinburg area. A map of the designated areas will be provided. Age divisions include: Youth 8-12, teens 13-17, Adults 18 & up, & Family/Mixed Group divisions: 5 yrs & up. 
Bird-A-Thon
To register, please call (956) 381-9922 on or before March 26, 2016. The registration fee is $10 per adult and $8 per child. Each registrant will receive a free t-shirt, snacks, and other goodies.

 Spring Blooms:

Join us for a tour through the gardens this Spring season as we enjoy and identify beautiful flowers such as; Wild Olive, Texas Lantana, Retama, Red Sage, Mexican Trixis and more. Learn how these flowers benefit our native wildlife and how they can make great additions to your home garden.     

Date: Saturday, April 16                              

Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Fee: Regular Admission, Members Free

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.
Friday Night with a Naturalist
Join us for presentations by some of the best naturalists and nature enthusiasts in the Rio Grande Valley. On 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 to 7 p.m. RR.

March 18th – Folklore of South Texas Birds w/Becky Reyes, EWBC Env. Educator
April  15th – Spring Migration w/ EWBC Staff
May 20th – Summer Nature Fun in the RGV

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: March 26th, April 30th, May 28th, June 25th, July 30th, & Aug. 27th

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

Fee: FREE ALL DAY

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.


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.

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.

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!

Photography Pass Available!

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

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

 
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