TAS-caged-oak2 Protection of Habitat in Travis Aububon Society’s Baker and Chaetura Canyon Sanctuaries by Fencing and Caging of Oaks - A Travis County Audubon Society Project Funded by Audubon Foundation of Texas This grant funded the fencing and caging of oaks at the Travis Audubon Society’s Baker and Chaetura Canyon Sanctuaries to prevent the overgrazing of  the abundant white-tailed deer on desired young oak species.   In Baker Sanctuary the effort was to document and […]
home_featured Golden-cheeked Warbler Habitat Survey and Monitoring in Southernmost Edwards Plateau Important Bird Area - A Bexar Audubon Society Project Funded by Audubon Foundation of Texas This grant funded additional surveying and monitoring of the Southern Edwards Plateau (SEP) Important Bird Area(IBA). The golden-cheeked warbler (Setophaga chrysoparia) is an endangered species of bird that breeds in Central Texas, from Palo Pinto County southwestward along the eastern and southern edge of […]
TPAS_sign_kiosk St. Georges Demonstration Native Gardens Sign and Initial Plantings - The Texas Panhandle Audubon Society Project Funded by Audubon Texas This grant funded an effort to highlight the ongoing development of an urban native garden and a pioneer orchard at St. George’s Episcopal Church. A large sign was constructed to increase community awareness of the project and generate volunteers willing to donate plants, time and […]
IMG_6859_edited-1 Construction of a Bird Blind at Blackland Prairie Raptor Center -     A Prairie and Timbers Audubon Society Project Funded by Audubon Foundation of Texas   Prairie and Timbers Audubon Society (PTAS) joined up with the Blackland Prairie Raptor Center (BPRC) to construct a bird blind around BPRC’s drip feature for birds.  The feature was tucked deep into a wooded area on a hill overlooking […]
Trail Selection Page Cedar Hills Trail Map App - An Audubon Dallas Project Funded by Audubon Texas and Audubon Foundation of Texas In partnership with the city of Cedar Hill, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center, and interns from Pariveda Solutions, Dallas Audubon created an interactive smart phone app depicting many trails throughout the community of Cedar Hill. Trail features such as […]
home_featured Binoculars for Beginning Bird Field Trips and School Classes - A Fort Worth Audubon Society Funded by Audubon Texas This grant was used to purchase 7 pairs of binoculars to loan to beginning birders on field trips sponsored by the Fort Worth Audubon Society (FWAS) and to loan to classroom teachers for use in school sponsored field trips. Eagle Optics matched the purchase with an […]
2014-10-07   DSC_1836 Native Plants for Hagerman National WIldlife Refugee Butterfly Garden -     A Prairie and Timbers Audubon Society Project Funded by Audubon Texas and Audubon Foundation of Texas   One of Prairie and Timbers Audubon’s favorite birding spots is Hagermann National Wildlife Refugee and PTAS has actively supported improvements and restorations at Hagermann. When one of our members Roger Sanderson was asked to help design […]
Audubon's_Warbler_Setophaga_auduboni Avian Education and Out Reach in Rio Brazos Valley - A Rio Brazos Audubon Society Project Funded by Audubon Texas   This grant was used to fund the purchase of materials and supplies for Rio Brazos Audubon’s (RBAS) community outreach and educational activities.   In 2014, RBAS resolved to expand their avian education activities by expanding their participation in community events and expanding their own […]