Nature Speaker Series
Explore nature with great speakers discussing topics from birds and butterflies to culture and art of the Rio Grande Valley. Thursday Nights 6:00- 7:00 P.M. This educational program is brought to you by the generous sponsorship of Thurmond Eye Associates.
Discover the Discovery Center
Visit Quinta Mazatlan on Thursday, May 26th for an evening of exploring science in Quinta's Discovery Lab, Museum, and Aquatic Center. Practice aquatic field science by dip-netting into Ruby Pond, and use Quinta's microscopes to see the macro-and micro-invertebrates at the base of an aquatic ecosystem. Carol Goolsby will present her world rock collection and explain the science behind a variety of rocks, minerals, and metals. During a Geology Show in the Discovery Museum. Afterward, take the "adaptations" challenge- see how many YOU can find on the native animal display. Guests can also visit the Science Lab to view a variety of items in Quinta's environmental science collection, including an owl wing, soils under the microscopes, egg and nest display, feathers, insects displays, the Quinta herbarium collection, and more! Microscopes available for viewing a variety of objects.
The Nature Lecture Series takes place Thursday evenings from 6 pm to 7 pm through April 2016 and is proudly sponsored by Thurmond Eye Associates. The park admission is $3 per person which includes the program and no advance reservation is required. Quinta Mazatlan World Birding Center is located at 600 Sunset in McAllen, one block south of La Plaza Mall in 10th Street. For more information contact Quinta Mazatlan at (956) 681-3370 or visit www.quintamazatlan.com.
Spring 2016 Speaker Series Schedule
- May 26- Discover the Discovery Museum
Explore nature Thursday evenings with great speakers talking about everything from birds and butterflies to culture and art of the Rio Grande Valley.
The educational series is brought to you by the generous sponsorship of Thurmond Eye Associates.
Regular Schedule & Fees
|Date: ||Thursday Evenings (October through April) |
|Time: ||6:00 pm to 7:00 pm |
|Fee: ||$3.00 Per Person |
FREE with Membership