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The 2018-2019 EWBC Year Membership Opens on June 1st!

Posted by Monica Barrera on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, In : General 


The 2018-2019 EWBC Year Membership Opens on June 1st!

Beginning June 1st, 2018, EWBC visitors and current members will have the opportunity to purchase or renew membership with our site!                          

The 2018-2019 Membership is only $25, and lasts until July 31st of 2019, 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 merchandis...

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For Portrait Photographers

Posted by Marisa Oliva on Monday, April 4, 2016, In : General 
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

Posted by Marisa Oliva on Monday, April 4, 2016, In : General 
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:

GROUNDS & FEE STATION
Monday         7 am to 5 pm
Tue...

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The New Membership Patch Has Arrived!

Posted by Monica Barrera on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, In : General 

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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Bird Walks Switching from Wednesdays to Tuesdays

Posted by Monica Barrera on Tuesday, January 24, 2012, In : General 
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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Summer Internship at EWBC

Posted by Marisa Oliva on Monday, May 2, 2011, In : General 
Are you or someone you know looking for experience in the nature field this summer?  EWBC is offering four Summer Intern positions.  Details below:
  • Summer Admissions Clerk:  This is a 10 hour a week position on summer evenings from 3 pm to 8 pm, June through August.  The Admission Clerk will be collecting admissions and program fees from visitors, as well as giving information about the Center, our upcoming events, activities and volunteer opportunities.
  • Grounds Technician: We have two 15 hour...

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Summer at Edinburg World Birding Center

Posted by Marisa Oliva on Saturday, March 19, 2011, In : General 
Could you spare a few moments to answer our survey?  Your responses will better help us plan our programs this summer!  Click here to take survey
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Great bird sightings during the 2010 RGV Birding Festival

Posted by Gabriel De Jong on Wednesday, November 17, 2010, In : General 
Last week was a great time to bird the Edinburg World Birding Center!

We had several tours visit our site during the week and many individuals or smaller groups coming on their own.  They were treated to many great birds!  We thank them all for taking the time to visit our beautiful wetlands!

On Friday, November 12th, we had  our first birding group led ,in part, by Martin Hagne from Valley Nature Center.  Right at the entrance to our Butterfly Garden the group spotted a Rufous Humminbird. The...
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Membership Cost to Increase in October

Posted by James Hernandez on Monday, September 13, 2010, In : General 
Membership cost for the Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and  World Birding Center will increase to $25 beginning October 1.

The 2010-2011 annual membership can be purchased for $20 until its increase next month. Don't miss your opportunity to become a member at this discounted price.

This year's membership is good from June 2010 to July 2011 (13 months). Included in the membership is:
  • the 2010-2011 Roseate Spoonbill Patch
  • free entrance for up to eight family members
  • 10-20% discount on most merchandise
  • dis...

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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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