2016-2017 Membership Almost Open!

May 13, 2016
Beginning June 1st, 2016, EWBC visitors and current members will have the opportunity to purchase or renew membership with our site!                         

The 2016-2017 Membership is only $25, and lasts until July 31st of 2017, giving families 13 months of benefits!

Membership benefits include:
  • Up to 8 family members per visit (including account holder)
  • Discounts on many great EWBC programs
  • Up to 20% off discount on most gift shop merchandise
  • Bi-annual newsletter mailed to your home
  • The Ringed Kingfisher patch
  • Discounts at select nature centers, nation-wide

A wonderful value, supporting a wonderful center!

For any questions on our membership or programs, call us at 956-381-9922.



For Portrait Photographers

April 4, 2016
Portrait Photographers and their clients are welcome to utilize the trails of the Edinburg World Birding Center for the regular admission rate of $3 per adult and $2 for Senior Citizens and Students/Youth, ages 5 and up (children under 5 are free).  Portrait Photographers and their clients are not considered General users, and therefore will pay the entrance fee even on "Free" days or during Free events.

In addition, Photographers are offered the opportunity to purchase a yearly "Photography P...
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Summer Hours for 2016

April 4, 2016
Beginning May 31st, 2016, The Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center will offer expanded hours on Thursdays until 8 pm. In addition, we will offer free entry from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. to regular visitors and program participants (Portrait Photographers and their clients will still need to pay the regular admission fee). These hours will last until September 3rd, when we will return to our normal schedule.

Summer hours are as follows:

Monday         7 am to 5 pm

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New Temporary Hours of Operation at the EWBC

November 20, 2015

EWBC hours will be changing beginning next week on Monday, Nov. 23rd all through Friday, Jan. 1st.

Hours of operation during these dates will be as follows:

Monday - Friday

Center Hours: 8am - 5pm

Grounds Hours: 7am - 5pm


Center Hours: 8am - 5 pm

Grounds Hours: 7am - 6pm

Any questions or concerns, please call us at 956-381-9922.

Thank you.

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The New Membership Patch Has Arrived!

July 31, 2013

Our 10th Anniversary Membership Patches are here! Those that have purchased membership will be receiving their patch in the mail. If you haven't purchased membership already, now is the perfect time! Take advantage of the membership perks, which include free entrance to the center & grounds for you and up to 8 family members, discounts on our programs and select gift shop merchandise (and programs with regular admission fees are free!), receiving our newsletter in the mail and more! Plus, t...

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Revised Hours of Operation at the EWBC for Sept.-Oct. 2012!!

September 20, 2012
Center hours have changed for the months of September-October 2012. New hours are as follows:

Center/Grounds Hours:
Monday-Friday: 8a.m. - 5p.m.
Saturday: 10a.m. - 4p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED

We apologize for any inconvenience. Please feel free to call us at (956) 381-9922 for any questions.

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Butterfly Walks every Thursday

September 12, 2012
Join the EWBC Naturalist, Gilbert Martinez, on a butterfly walk through our grounds.  Walks will be from 10:30 am to 11:30 am.  Walks are FREE with paid admission.  Binoculars are also available with a picture I.D.

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Bird Walks every Tuesday

September 12, 2012
Join the EWBC Naturalist, Gilbert Martinez, for a morning bird walk through our grounds. Walks will be from 8:30 am to 9:30 am.  Walks are FREE with paid admission.  Binoculars are also available with a picture I.D.

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Bird Walks Switching from Wednesdays to Tuesdays

January 24, 2012
Effective February 7th, our bird walks will be switched back to Tuesdays from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Butterfly walk dates will remain the same (Thursdays) but the time will switch to 10-11 a.m.

Also, new programs will soon be posted on our website events page, as well as our Kingfisher newsletter, for the months of February-May! Be on the lookout for what we will be offering and join us!

Feel free to call us at (956) 381-9922 if you have any questions.

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New Summer Hours

May 28, 2011
Effective June 1st and continuing through August 31st, our hours here at the Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center have changed. Please see below for more details.

Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Fridays 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tuesdays 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Saturdays 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm

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


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