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Laurissa Noack

noackLaurissa fell in love with birding while completing estuarine field research at Texas A&M University Galveston. She grew up in the Texas Panhandle exploring the flora and fauna of national and Texas state parks on family vacations. Over the past 7 years, she has birded the Texas Gulf coast extensively, competed in the Great Teas Birding Classic, and led TAMUG students on birding field trips for courses.

Upcoming Events

April 2017
April 6 @ 12:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Birders will find this workshop and field trip the perfect introduction to coastal birding. You will spend the first hour in a workshop learning about the diversity of species and state of the art techniques to rapidly identify birds on the Upper Texas Coast.  We will then go to one of the hotspots on the Upper Texas Coast to view these incredible birds.  The trip is designed to give each participant the extra attention needed to develop a skill set…

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April 7 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

North Deer Island has 1.7 miles of protected shoreline which supports nesting habitat for the threatened Reddish Egret and 16 other bird species. This rookery is located in Galveston Bay between Tiki Island and West Galveston. There are over 12,000 nesting pairs of birds on North Deer Island and the small surrounding islands. Of that total, approximately 40% of all the Brown Pelicans on the Texas coast nest there. The second part of this trip is into Offatts Bayou which…

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April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

North Deer Island has 1.7 miles of protected shoreline which supports nesting habitat for the threatened Reddish Egret and 16 other bird species. This rookery is located in Galveston Bay between Tiki Island and West Galveston. There are over 12,000 nesting pairs of birds on North Deer Island and the small surrounding islands. Of that total, approximately 40% of all the Brown Pelicans on the Texas coast nest there. The second part of this trip is into Offatts Bayou which…

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