Agenda Discovery Week Month

Curated for Me

A Bit About Birds

Friends of Government Canyon
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Endorsed by Curators:
Aug 12 9:00AM - 11:00AM

Spend the morning with TPWD Urban Biologist, Jessica Alderson, and learn about some of our local Texas birds! Look and listen for common avian friends as we take a short walk around the Natural Area headquarters and Discovery Trail.

Who is Invited

This program is open to ages 6 and up; minors must be accompanied by a legal guardian.

When & Where to Meet

Arrive by 8:45 and meet at the rainwater tower next to the Visitors Center. Plan ahead, as the Natural Area often experiences heavy visitation and wait time at the fee booth.

What to Wear & Bring

Dress appropriately; wear sturdy footwear for walking, sunscreen and hats are recommended. Bring plenty of water per person and a snack if desired.

Requirements

Group size is limited. No pets please. Minors must be accompanied by a legal guardian. To reduce human impact on the Natural Area, please follow the Leave No Trace principles of outdoor ethics.

Registration & Fees

Registration required for EACH participant. Sorry, no group registrations. Natural Area entry fees apply; stop at the Entrance Fee Booth to self-pay/register.

Cancellations

Programs are subject to cancellation. On inclement mornings, check trail conditions by calling GCSNAs main office at 210-688-9055 after 7:30AM, or by going to the GCSNA twitter feed or the Friends of Government Canyon Facebook page .

Upcoming Events

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Guided Bike Ride

Aug 26 7:30AM - 9:30AM
Join Government Canyon State Natural Area Volunteers on a Backcountry bike ride. Who is InvitedOpen to ages 18 and older. All participants must be able to ride over broken, rocky terrain with some…
 
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Adult Basic Wilderness Survival Clinic

Adult Basic Wilderness Survival Clinic

Sep 02 9:00AM - 2:00PM
Join SOS Adventures Master Outdoor Leader Joey Rios and learn the skills youll need to be prepared and stay alive in the outdoors! This interactive course is designed to teach adults the skills…
 
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Map & Compass

Sep 10 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Learn to use a map and compass! Join Phil Starr for a fun workshop with field exercises to help you learn how to find your way around Government Canyon and other Natural Areas and Parks. After the…