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Chuck Davis

chuck-davisChuck retired from La Porte ISD where he worked as Director of Internet Applications and Library Services. Prior to that, he was a biology teacher and Planetarium Director.

He graduated from LSU in Forestry and Wildlife Management, and later from Texas A&M in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences. He studied the effects of intensive hunting pressure on gray and fox squirrel reproduction for his master’s thesis at Texas A&M. After leaving Texas A&M he worked for an ecological research firm in Bryan, Texas with projects in Alaska, Colorado, New Mexico, and coastal Texas. His interest in birds developed from duck hunting trips with his dad In Louisiana and after taking an ornithology course at LSU.

Chuck enjoys working with children and currently mentors a class of 3 and 4 year olds in Head Start and serves on the Board of Directors of the La Porte ISD Educational Foundation. He also serves on the board of the Friends of Anahuac Refuge.

Upcoming Events

April 2024
April 17 @ 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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April 17 @ 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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April 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This FeatherFest field trip is designed for those who love to bird but prefer less walking. Enjoy this leisurely bus ride through central Galveston Island, south to north, to areas where birds normally congregate, stopping at various locales allowing easy access off the bus. We start at a beachfront pool that attracts gulls and terns. Moving towards the West Bay, brings us to open areas where migrating shorebirds stop to forage. We then head through fresh and briny marshes looking…

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