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April 4 @ 6:30 am - April 5 @ 3:00 pm

The East Texas ecosystem is often referred to as the Pineywoods because of the abundant pine trees that are the dominant tree species for the region. To stand beneath these majestic trees and soak in their quiet beauty is a glorious experience. Toss in some excellent birding for neotropical migrants, a couple of rare birds,...

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April 4 @ 6:30 am - April 5 @ 12:00 pm

This photography Pre-Festival trip was a huge success last year.  This photo trip to a colonial bird rookery will take us near Aransas National Wildlife Refuge near Rockport/Fulton, Texas. Expert leader, Larry Ditto, worked as an assistant manager at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge many years ago and is a trained wildlife biologist with a good...

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April 4 @ 4:00 pm - April 5 @ 4:30 pm

This trip will start Tuesday at 4:00 pm with light birding around the lodge area followed by dinner and an overnight stay at the famous Oyster Bayou Hunting Club Lodge. Following breakfast on Wednesday morning, you will caravan to the Historic Lagow Ranch for a buggy ride and nice easy walking around their fresh water...

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7:00 am
April 5 @ 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

We are very excited to be able to offer this pre-festival trip to our FeatherFest registrants once again! Only an hour or so west of Houston, the Katy Prairie contains a wide array of habitats critical to migratory and resident birds including coastal prairie uplands, agricultural grassland, prairie and agricultural wetlands, bottomland hardwoods and wetlands, and freshwater impoundments.

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1:30 pm
April 5 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

The Lagow Ranch is located between the main unit and East unit of Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge. It is a working ranch with rice fields, plowed fields, pasture land, brackish marsh and a fresh water reservoir. This private property has been maintained for many years to provide excellent habitat for wildlife. In the winter, waterfowl...

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