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Nature Speaker Series

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

2014-2015 Season


October 9: Butterflies of the Rio Grande Valley, Javier de Leon, TPWD

October 16: Petrified Wood Trail Grand Opening, Dinosaur George

October 23: Mexican Folk Art, Virginia and George Gause

October 30: All About Bats, Katharine and Martha Jones


November 6: Movie Night: Central Park Effect

November 13: Birds of the Northwoods, Erik Bruhnke

November 20: Tower Gardening, Donna Wright


December 4: Reusable Canvas Bag Painting

December 11: Wells Fargo Home for the Holidays Concert ($5 admission)


January 8: Birding King Ranch, Tom Langschied

January 15: TBA with Cliff Shackleford

January 22: Birder Murder Mysteries, Jan Dunlap

January 29: A Closer Look at South Texas Wintering Birds, Roy Rodriguez, TPWD


February 5: Urban Birding, John Brush, UTPA Grad Student

February 12: Ocelots in the Rio Grande Valley, Hilary Swarts, USFWS

February 19: Folk Music by Rumbo al Anacua

February 26: Incredible Edibles, Steve and Jolene Bravo


March 5: "From Birds to Bighorns", Larry Ditto, Photographer

March 12: Native Plant Talk and Sale, Mike Heep

March 19: Moon Over Mazatlan (advance tickets $100)

March 26: TBA


April 2: Owls, Mary Gustafson

April 9: TBA

Contact Us
Quinta Mazatlan

600 Sunset Drive
McAllen, TX 78504

(956) 681-3370

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