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Migrate to MLAC this spring
Mitchell Lake Audubon Center

May, 2012

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Volunteers at MLAC- having fun and helping out!

KOHLS april 2012

Kohl's Call Center volunteering at MLAC for their Green Month initiatives- more than 80 volunteers helped with a number of projects.  Great job! 

 

Basic Birding for Adults

Saturday, 4/21/12 8:30 to 11:30 am

Do you enjoy watching birds & find birds interesting and beautiful? MLAC Docents Tom & Patsy Inglet share tools, tips, & techniques for you to build your birding skills.

The class is 1.5 hours of instruction and 1.5 hours in the field. Bring binoculars & a bird field guide; we also have some to loan. Dress for a bird walk: long pants, dull colors, walking shoes, & a hat.

  • Program fee: $10 for MLAC members; $15 for non-members
  • Space is limited, RSVP is required, call (210) 628-1639 or click here

 

tree planting volunteers

One more TogetherGreen Community Volunteer Day is scheduled   

Saturday, 4/21/12: 9 am to noon

Come help us prepare our native plant gardens for the spring. Some simple garden maintenance will help us to provide habitat for butterflies and other wildlife. We will also be working on our trails and getting them ready for hiking.

No experience necessary, ages 12 and up. 

 

TogetherGreen logo*Free, space is limited, RSVP is required 

*Info or RSVP: mlac@audubon.org or (210) 628-1639     

 

 

Top 20 Plants for Birds with Judit Greenhummingbird

Saturday 4/14/12 9 am to noon

Join us for this top 20 countdown to the most valuable native plants that will draw in birds to your backyard. Judit Green is with Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept. She has been an Urban Wildlife Biologist in

San Antonio. Judit, along with many others, initiated the first chapter of Master Naturalists in Texas in 1996 and she still serves as advisor to the founding Alamo Area Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist™ Volunteer Program.

  • Program fee: $10 for MLAC members; $15 for non-members
  • Space is limited, RSVP is required, call (210) 628-1639 or click here

 

 

The 2012 MLAC Birdathon

is May 5th!

 

scissor tailed flycatcher

A fun way to combine great birding with fundraising!

Birders of all levels are invited to join us as we raise funds for our educationand conservation programs.

 

We have the best guides and the perfect location!

Call (210) 628-1639 or email mlac@audubon.org 

to sign up or for more info.

 

 

 

 

 

MLAC Celebrates International Migratory Bird Day! 

 

When Eagles Soared: Birds in Pre-Colombian Mexico

Thursday 5/10/12 6 to 9 pm

A fundraising event with a program by Dr. Marion Oetttinger of the San Antonio Museum of Art. An exploration of interest in birds and birdlife among pre-Columbian people of Mexico, particularly the Aztec. Drawing mainly for the codices and early Spanish chroniclers, Dr. Oettinger's talk will explore pre-Columbian bird hunting, breeding, and use of birds and bird feathers as tribute and in ceremonial life.  Tickets and Sponsorships are available for this event - please contact Susan Albert at (210) 628-1639 or salbert@audubon.org

 

Owl Prowl

Friday 5/11/12 7 to 9 pm

Families explore MLAC in the early evening to see what birds and critters are around. We'll call owls and see "hoo" answers!  This event is Free but space is limited. RSVP required.

 

International Migratory Bird Day

Saturday 5/12/12 9 am to noon

A series of family friendly activities to celebrate birds and International Migratory Bird Day. Join us for a morning of fun, including: City Slickers ID Challenge: Migratory Mapping, Avian Antics, Bird Banding Station, Great Migration Challenge, Bird Friend or Foe, I See You!, Birds and Beans, Twenty Ways to Help Birds, Migration Story Time and more!  This event is free. No RSVP required.

 

 

SPRING DOCENT TRAINING CLASS!

Become a Docent at MLAC -

our Spring Class begins on Saturday, May 19th and runs for four weeks. 

Classes are from 9 am to 2 pm (lunch is included.) 

$35 fee covers all materials.

For more information click here

 

Become a MLAC Member this Spring!

Enjoy free admission, discounts on programs, tours and selected items in our Nature Store! 

It's easy and online - click here
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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