This program features focused birding trips lead by professional guide Bryan Calk and educational presentations by AgriLife Extension faculty. In 2021, Learn to Bird will be hosted in TWO locations! Learn to Bird West will take place at the Kerr Wildlife Management Area in Kerr County, and the new Learn to Bird East will be held at Long Acres Ranch in Fort Bend County, just outside Richmond.
- Space is limited! Learn to Bird is capped at 15 participants. At least 10 participants must register for the program to be held.
- Texas Master Naturalists: program may be eligible for AT hours. Click here for more information.
Learn to Bird West: Oct. 8-10, 2021
Learn to Bird East: Oct. 13-15, 2021
$375, which can be paid in full or as a $50 deposit followed by the remainder
Includes: classes and birding with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension faculty and a professional birding guide, all meals, and property access fees
Learn to Bird West: Participants are responsible for making their own lodging arrangements. We have arranged a Learn to Bird group rate at Inn of the Hills.
Inn of the Hills
1001 Junction Highway
Kerrville, TX 78028
$129.00 + tax (single king or double queen)
Learn to Bird East: Participants are responsible for making their own lodging arrangements. We have arranged a Learn to Bird group rate at the Fairfield by Marriott in Richmond.
Fairfield by Marriott
22010 Southwest Fwy
Richmond, TX 77469
$96.05 + tax (single king or double queen)
Before Sept. 17, 2021: Full refund minus $50 service fee
On or after Sept. 17, 2021: No refunds given
If we must cancel due to circumstances out of our control, such as local or agency health mandates, participants will receive a full refund.
About Kerr Wildlife Management Area
Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) are owned and operated by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Kerr WMA is a site for wildlife management, research, and demonstration. Created in 1950, Kerr WMA spans over 6,000 acres of the Edwards Plateau and provides habitat for hundreds of species of native wildlife. In the summer, black-capped vireos breed on the property. During Learn to Bird in the fall, we will find a variety of migrating birds, along with resident species such as wild turkey and northern bobwhite.
About Long Acres Ranch
Long Acres Ranch is a privately owned venue spanning 768 acres in Fort Bend County, Texas, with 2.5 miles of undeveloped land along the Brazos River. Long Acres Ranch provides an opportunity for children and adults to experience the benefits of nature through outdoor education and recreation. Nestled among sprawling urban growth and master-planned neighborhoods, the Ranch is a treasure for generations to come. For more about the history of the Long Acres Ranch go to: longacresranch.org/about-us/