Austin, TX, May 2009 – The Audubon Foundation of Texas and
Audubon Texas are pleased to announce recipients of the 2009 Collaborative Chapter Grants. Funds made available by the Foundation are awarded in the categories of Conservation, Education, and Chapter Development/Communications. Funds from Audubon Texas and the National Audubon Society are awarded in the category of Important Bird Areas.
Central Texas Audubon Society ($700)
Bird feeders, seed, and checklists for Carleen Bright Arboretum.
Travis Audubon Society ($400)
Chimney swift tower repairs.
Coastal Bend Audubon Society ($600)
South Texas birding multimedia education presentations.
Rio Brazos Audubon Society ($850)
Chimney swift tower/education kiosk.
Travis Audubon Society ($550)
8 chimney swift towers - education signage.
Central Texas Audubon Society ($850)
Binoculars and field guides for field trips for schoolchildren.
Fort Worth Audubon Society ($500)
Providing local schools with the Audubon Adventures program.
Chapter Communications & Development Category
Texas Panhandle Audubon Society ($750)
Important Bird Areas
Coastal Bend Audubon Society ($7,000)
Research & tracking of purple martin populations with geo-locator technology.