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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. 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 2020
April 16 @ 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, as well as various techniques to identify birds on the Upper Texas Coast. After a quick 15 minute break, we will board our bus and head out to one of the hotspots on the Upper Texas Coast to view these incredible birds. The trip is designed to give each participant the opportunity to practice the techniques learned in the workshop, in order to develop confidence in the field.

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April 17 @ 10:45 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop and field trip is for beginning birders learning the fundamentals and those wanting to brush up on their birding skills. You will spend the first hour and 15 minutes in a workshop learning how to get started and improve birding skills, techniques, and confidence. Topics include: birding practices, optics selection and use, field guides, bird identification considerations and techniques, field notebooks, birding etiquette and ethics, and common birds of Galveston Island. Emphasis will be placed on the field…

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