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Stennie Sterling Meadours

Stennie_MeadoursStennie began serious birding on the Upper Texas Coast over 30 years ago, and is still severely addicted to birding! During that time she established the Armand Bayou CBC, and has led many field trips for Houston Audubon Society and the Houston Outdoor Nature Club. She helped establish the Bolivar Bird Sanctuary and established and participated in Bolivar Bird Surveys from 2002 until 2007. She has served the UTC birding organizations in several capacities on the Houston Audubon, Houston Ornithology Group of the Outdoor Nature Club and Armand Bayou Nature Center. During her 12 years living in Austin, she started the Hornsby Bend monthly surveys, which continue today. In addition, she coached and chaperoned a Rough-wings (8-13 year olds) teams in the Great Birding Classic from 1999 to 2008. Recently she taught a birding Mini Course to students at Westbrook Intermediate School and currently is sponsoring the Westbrook Birding Club and coordinating activities and bird sightings with a youth group in Yaxha, Yucatan. The only thing she enjoys more than seeing good birds, is showing them to others!

Upcoming Events

April 2018
April 19 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

The group will travel by bus to the Nature Conservancy’s Texas City Prairie Preserve. This preserve is 2,303 acres of coastal prairie at the intersection of urban expanse and rural beauty. The coastal grasslands found here are vital to the natural resilience of the Gulf Coast—prairies and marshlands act as a natural buffer during storms and hurricanes, absorbing and dispersing water from storm surges and floods. The sponge-like qualities of the prairie are also important for filtering the freshwater that…

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April 20 @ 10:45 am - 4:00 pm

Birders will find this workshop and field trip the perfect introduction to coastal birding. You will spend the first hour and fifteen minutes in a workshop learning about the diversity of species, as well as various techniques to identify birds on the Upper Texas Coast. After a lunch break, we will meet back at headquarters at 1:00 p.m. to board our bus and head out to one of the hotspots on the Upper Texas Coast to view these incredible birds. The trip…

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