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April 14 @ 6:30 am - April 15 @ 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, a few habitat restricted birds and you have an exciting day to look forward to!

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April 14 @ 6:30 am - April 15 @ 12:00 pm

This FeatherFest photography field trip is always one of the first to sell out. Join Larry Ditto for a special pre-festival photo trip to a colonial bird rookery near Aransas National Wildlife Refuge near Rockport/Fulton, Texas.

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7:30 am
April 15 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am

We visit two sites within the City of Pearland to observe how one city’s mission, “To protect, manage, and enhance the City’s natural resources, provide citizens with outdoor recreation opportunities, and to further the public’s understanding and appreciation of its natural resources through education and hands-on experiences”, has been taken to the next level. From...

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8:00 am
April 15 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

This pre-festival trip will explore some of the best birding spots on the Clear Lake Loop of the Upper Texas Coast - Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail. This area contains a variety of habitats, including approximately 60 acres of oak woodlands, riparian edge habitat along the bayou, freshwater ponds, wetlands, and bay waters. This amazing habitat...

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April 15 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am

The 10-story glass Rainforest Pyramid at Moody Gardens enables you to see the rainforests of the World in a whole new way offering ample opportunities for interesting photographs. A walkway will lead you through the canopy level where you can explore the exhibit from a new vantage point, seeing the monkeys, sloths and the other...

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April 15 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am

For over forty years Armand Bayou Nature Center has been a leader in habitat restoration. Join us for a behind the scenes adventure of their wildlife treasures. This tour will deepen your appreciation for the richness of life that exists right here next to the fourth largest city in the country.

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12:00 pm
April 15 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Kathy Adams Clark on East Beach and work on your photos of birds in flight. This workshop will concentrate on camera settings and camera handling. We’ll also talk about different lens that work well on flying birds. Naturalist’s tips on birds and bird behavior will be included.

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1:30 pm
April 15 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Two of the most iconic birds in North America visit Armand Bayou every winter and spring.  The American bald eagle and osprey spend November through April hunting and fishing the productive waters of the bayou.  Once threatened by the use of pesticides, the recovery of these species is a great testament to the value of clean water and habitat preservation. This is an incredible viewing opportunity, located in Houston’s backyard.

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6:00 pm
April 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This historic location gives us a lovely location to learn and practice architectural photography and low-light photography.  The class will begin outside as we photography the church from sunset to twilight.  Then we’ll move inside the church for a chance to photograph inside in low-light.  We’ll work with the church’s lighting plus special lights inside. ...

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