The Edinburg Scenic Wetlands: News


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.

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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Summer Internship at EWBC

May 2, 2011
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

March 19, 2011
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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RGV Coastal Expo a great success!

March 4, 2011
The Edinburg World Birding Center, the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department and the World Birding Center hosted the RGV Coastal Expo on February 25th and 26th.  It is a great success with over 1,700 children, families and friends on site for the two day event!  We would like to thank our many sponsors and volunteers for helping with this wonderful event and we look forward to working with you next year!

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Great bird sightings during the 2010 RGV Birding Festival

November 17, 2010
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

September 13, 2010
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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The Edinburg World Birding Center Unveils New Website

September 13, 2010
When you're not watching the skies for rare, native birds, or scanning the grounds for critters, take some time to discover the Edinburg World Birding Center's new and improved Website.

The EWBC redesigned its Website to allow for easier navigation and to also create a visually pleasing atmosphere, which reflects the experiences visitors have when visiting the center.

Visitors to the site can find information about the EWBC like its history, directions on how to get to the center, the center's ...
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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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