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Wills Point Bluebird Festival
Downtown Area
Wills Point, Texasmap location

Saturday, 26 April 2014(9am - 5pm)

Look for red, white & blue Texas Bluebird Society canopy on each end of the street: our TBS booth offering “One Nestbox” membership offer; and, the Bluebird Bus Tour Depot.

The educational booth, near the monument in the middle of the street, will offer a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10, including tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15, plus tax.

And, Texas Bluebird Society will lead the free bus tours to see bluebird nestboxes at Lake Tawakoni State Park. Bus will depart every 90 minutes, starting at 9:00 a.m. Ticket distribution will begin at 8:45 a.m. To volunteer, contact Pauline Tom (pauline@txblues.org)

BRIT Prairie Day
Fort Worth Botanical Gardens
Near the Botanical Research Institute of Texas Bldg. Botanical Research Institute of Texas, Fort Worth, Texasmap location

Saturday, 3 May 2014 (8:00am - 1:00pm)

Look for our red, white, and blue flag canopy

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

To volunteer to help with event, contact Barb Ohlman (bohere@verizon.net)

25th Annual Blueberry Festival
200 East Main St., Nacadoches, TX 75961map location
Saturday, June 14 2014 (8:00am - 4:00pm)

Look for our red, white, and blue flag canopy across the street from the Visitor's Center

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax. To volunteer, contact Pat Nail (pat@txblues.org)

Attracting Bluebirds to the Garden
Arbor Gate Nursery
15635 FM 2920 Road, Tomball, TX 77377map location

Thursday, 18 September 2014 (10:00am - 11:am)

Presenter: Linda Crum

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

Texas Outdoor Women Network (San Marcos) Lecture
San Marcos Police Station Auditorium
San Marcos, TX

Thursday, 10 April 2014 (6:30 pm)

"Bluebirds" presented by Pauline Tom.

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

4 New Memberships

Cradle of Texas, Texas Master Naturalists Lecture
Texas Agrilife Extension Service Office
Angleton, TX

Wednesday, 9 April, 2014 (9:00 - noon)

"Bluebirds" presented by Pauline Tom.

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

28 New Memberships, 2 Nestbox sales, plus donations

2014 Brazos Valley Earth Day
College Station, TX
Saturday, 9 April, 2014

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

Staffed by Ann & Richard Thames.

2 New Memberships, 1 Nestbox sale

Attracting Bluebirds
The Calendar Garden
30730 Old Hockley Rd., Magnolia, TX 77355map location

Saturday 5 April 2014 (10:00 - 11:00 am)

Presenter Linda Crum, Texas Bluebird Society

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

1 New Memberships 1 Nestbox sale

2014 ECMGA Lawn & Garden Expo
Waxahachie Civic Center
1950 North Interstate Highway 35 East, Waxahatchie, TX 75165map location

Saturday, 29 March 2014 (9:00am - 3:00pm)

Conveniently located at the intersection on I-35 and Highway 287.

To volunteer to help with our booth, contact Rex Reves revesrl@yahoo.com

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

31 New Memberships, 7 Renewals, 5 Nestbox sales

Garden Club Presentation
Golden Triangle
Thursday, 27 March 27 2014

Presented by Debbie Bradshaw Park

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

7 New Memberships, 0 Renewals

Texas Wildlife & Woodlands EXPO
Lone Star College, Montgomery
Conroe / The Woodlands Area
3200 Colege Park Drive, Conroe, TX 77384map location

Saturday, 22 March 2014 (10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.)

Linda Crum will give a 30 minute talk on "Attracting Bluebirds to your Garden" from 10:30 - 11:00 am.

TBS will have a booth, so drop by and see us! To volunteer to help with our booth, contact Linda Crum txorganicgardener@gmail.com

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

13 New Memberships

Texas Master Naturalist Heartwood Chapter Class
Jesse H. Jones Nature Center
20634 Kenswick Dr. Humble, TX 77338map location

Saturday, 22 March 2014 (1:00 - 2:30 p.m.)

Presenter Linda Crum, Texas Bluebird Society

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

2 New Memberships

2014 Fort Worth EARTH PARTY
Sundance Square in Downtown Fort Worth
Saturday, 22 March 2014 (11am - 2pm)

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

Staffed by Barb Ohlman

9 New Memberships, plus donation

Shady Hollow (Austin) Garden Club
Shady Hollow Community Center
3303 Doe Run, Austin, Texas 78748map location

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 (9:30 am)

Bluebird presentation by Pauline Tom at 9:30 am.

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

2014 Season Kickoff
Bastrop Conference Center
1408 Chestnut Street
Bastrop, TX Map location

Saturday, 1 March 2014 (9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

Doors open at 8:30 for Registration and Silent Auction

Register Online!

Or if you prefer Registration Form - print and mail this form before February 15th to register for the Kickoff.


Featured Speakers:
Robyn Bailey - Cornell Lab of Ornithology, NestWatch
Dr. Patricia A. Gowaty - UCLA, "world's foremost" bluebird researcher (via Skype)
Other Presentations:
---Bluebird Basics, House Sparrow Control, Native Plants, and more

Registration Costs and Deadlines

Early Bird Registration: $15.00 includes Box Lunch and ten door prize tickets. Deadline: February 1, 2014

Advanced Registration: $15.00 includes Box Lunch and two door prize tickets. Deadline: February 15, 2014

At the door registration is $6 and does not include lunch or door prize tickets.

Friday Evening Social with Presentation on Chimney Swifts by Paul and Georgean Kyle
$15 at Hampton Inn. Buffet at 7 pm. Happy Hour at 6pm, BYOB or donations for Margaritas. Deadline: February 15

Sunday, March 2nd - Chaetura Canyon Sanctuary Field Trip
Join Stewards Georgean and Paul Kyle for a tour of Travis Audubon's Chaetura Canyon Sanctuary in northwest Travis County. For more information on the tour, click here.

Lodging: Hampton Inn $99.99 (single or double). Ask for the Texas Bluebird Society Group rate.  (512) 321-2898

FREE Nestbox to members who pledge to "NestWatch" at least two nestboxes
(submit observations to Cornell Lab of Ornithology through www.NestWatch.org)

For More Information:
Pauline Tom
pauline@texasbluebirdsociety.org, (512) 268-5678

There will be a silent auction FUNdraiser! 

To Donate a Silent Auction Item:*
Benni Konvicka
Auction@texasbluebirdsociety.org
(254) 968-6663

If you are bringing items, email (1) what the item is and (2) its retail value so that we can make prepared bid sheets for each item. We will also need your name and mailing address. Donation information received after February 15th will not be printed in the Kickoff program.

*TBS is recognized by the IRS as a 501c3 "charitable" organization. Donations are tax deductible, as allowed by law.

24 New Memberships, 46 Renewals, 8 Reinstates, 3 Small Business, 45 Nestbox sales 7 Nestboxes discounted, 8 Baffle kits, 16 Heatshields (standard), 10 Heatshields (delux)

Spring Lake Garden Club
Texas AgriLife Extension Service Office
1253 Civic Center Loop, San Marcos, TX 78666map location

Thursday, 13 Febuary 2014 (9:30 am)

Bluebird presentation by Pauline Tom at 10:00 am.

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

8 New Memberships, 1 Nestbox sale

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Attracting Bluebirds to the Garden
International Friends
St. Simon & Jude Catholic Church
26777 Glen Loch Dr., Spring, TX 77381map location

Friday, 7 February 2014 (10:00 - 11:00 am)

Presenter: Linda Crum, Texas Bluebird Society

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

4 New Memberships

Attracting Bluebirds
Bluebonnet Garden Club
The Woodlands Conservatory
6203 Alden Bridge Dr., The Woodlands, TX 77382map location

Thursday 6 February 2014 (10:00 - 11:00 am

Presenter Linda Crum, Presenter, Texas Bluebird Society

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

8 New Memberships

Travis Audubon Society Bluebird Workshop
Southeast Austin (location provided to registrants)
Saturday, 11 January 2014 (1:00-4:00 pm)

Led by Pauline Tom.

$15 for Travis Audubon Society members

$20 for those who are not members of TAS

Register for Travis Audubon Society Bluebird Workshop led by Pauline Tom

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

6 New Memberships, 0 renewal

Harris County Texas Master Gardener Lecture
Texas AgriLife Extension Service Office
3033 Bear Creek Dr, Houston, TX 77084map location

Tuesday, 07 January 2014 (Noon)

"Bluebirds" presented by Pauline Tom.

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

15 New Memberships, 1 renewal

Attracting Bluebirds
Walk in the Woods Nature Lecture Series
McCullough Jr. High School
3800 S. Panther Creek Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77381map location


Thursday, 14 November 2013 (7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)

Presenter Linda Crum, Executive Board and Assistant Treasurer, Texas Bluebird Society

Coordinator: Lucinda Valdes (lvaldes@thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov)

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

20 New Memberships, 1 additional nestbox sale, 1 baffle sale

2013 Annual Fall Wildlife Festival and Plant Sale
Mitchell Lake Audubon Center
10750 Pleasanton Rd., San Antonio, TX 78221map location

Saturday, 19 October 2013 (09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.)

A wide variety of booths and events, highlighting native wildlife and plants will be featured. TBS will have a booth offering memberships and information aout bluebirds and other cavity nesting birds. The Audubon Center is located at 10750 Pleasanton Road. Phone number is 210-628-1639.

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

To volunteer to help with our booth, contact David Smith battus@aol.com

14 New Memberships

Woodlands Landscaping Solutions
Millenium Forest Gardens
8203 Millennium Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77381map location

Saturday, 28 September 2013 (09:00 a.m. - Noon)

A free, how-to, garden event!

Join Linda Crum and other gardening experts and discover the possibilities with hot tips and cool plants for your water-wise landscape!

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

For more information, Click here Woodlands Landscaping Solutions

15 New Memberships, 10 Baffle Kits, 3 Nestboxes

Attracting Bluebirds To the Garden
Arbor Gate Nursery
15635 Fm 2920 Road, Tomball, TX 77377map location

Thursday, 12 September 2013 (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)

Presenter: Linda Crum

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

24 New Memberships

Attracting Bluebirds to Your Landscape
University Center of Montgomery
3232 College Park Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77384 map location

Friday, 06 September 2013 (10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)

Presenter Linda Crum, Executive Board and Assistant Treasurer, Texas Bluebird Society

Learn all about the Eastern Bluebird and how to provide the proper habitat to entice them to nest in your yard. Find out more about the native plants that attract bluebirds and about the predators of bluebirds.

No charge for this class. Visit the website www.lonestar.edu/university-center.htm for more information and directions.

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

7 New Memberships

Berries, Bugs and Other Ughs ...Why Bluebirds Need Native Plants
Senior Citizen's Center, Kaufman Street, Linden, TX
Tuesday, 27 August 2013 (6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.)

Located about one quarter mile from the county courthouse square in Linden. Follow Kaufman Street past the Post Office (that will be on your left) and the Senior Citizen's Facility will be just down the hill located on the left. Parking is available on either side of the main entryway with handicapped parking directly across from the door.

Presenter Belinda McCoy McLaughlin, Master Gardener and Past President, Native Plant Society of Texas

Learn about how to provide the proper habitat to entice Eastern Bluebirds and other birds to nest in your yard. Find out more about the native plants that attract bluebirds.

Attracting Bluebirds to your Garden
Montgomery County Master Gardener Program
Tom LeRoy Education Center
9020 Airport Road, Conroe, TX 77303
Monday, 19 August 2013 (2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

Linda Crum will speak on Attracting Bluebirds to your Garden.

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

12 New Memberships, 1 New Life Membership, 4 Renewals; Sales of 3 baffle kits, 2 discounted nestboxes, and 3 nestboxes

2013 Summer Symposium
Mount Pleasant Civic Center
Mount Pleasant, TX Map location

Saturday, 10 August 2013 (9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

Register Online!

Or if you prefer Registration Form - print and mail this form before July 25th to register for the Symposium.


Featured Speakers:
Keith Kridler - naturalist and author
---Bluebirds & More
Belinda McCoy McLaughlin - Master Gardener and Past President, Native Plant Society of Texas
---Berry Delicious: Native Plants Your Bluebirds Will Love!
Other Presentations:
---House Sparrow Control, NestWatching, and more

Registration Costs and Deadlines

Early Bird Registration: $15.00 includes Box Lunch and ten door prize tickets. Deadline July 10, 2013

Advanced Registration: $15.00 includes Box Lunch and two door prize tickets. Deadline July 27, 2013

At the door registration is $6 and does not include lunch or door prize tickets.

Lodging: La Quinta Inn $74.99. Ask for the Texas Bluebird Society Group rate.  (903) 572-5514

FREE Nestbox to members who pledge to "NestWatch" at least two nestboxes
(submit observations to Cornell Lab of Ornithology through www.NestWatch.org)

For More Information:
Keith Kridler
kridler@suddenlink.net, (903) 573-5866

There will be a silent auction FUNdraiser! 

To Donate a Silent Auction Item:*
Benni Konvicka
Auction@texasbluebirdsociety.org
(254) 968-6663

If you are bringing items, email (1) what the item is and (2) its retail value so that we can make prepared bid sheets for each item. We will also need your name and mailing address. Donation information received after July 27 will not be printed in the Symposium program.

*TBS is recognized by the IRS as a 501c3 "charitable" organization. Donations are tax deductible, as allowed by law.

14 New Memberships, 7 Renewals, 3 Reinstates; Sales of 1 baffle kits, 4 regular heatshields, 12 delux heatshields, 7 discounted nestboxes, and 14 nestboxes; 23 At-the-door attendees, 100 Preregistered attendees.

Lake Houston Garden Club Monthly Meeting
Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd
2929 Woodland Hills Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339
Monday, 10 June 2013 (7:00 p.m.)

Linda Crum will speak on Attracting Bluebirds to your Garden.

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

14 New memberships

24th Annual Blueberry Festival
Visitor Center in Historic Downtown Nacogdoches
200 East Main St, Nacogdoches, TX 75961 map location

Saturday, 08 June 2013 (8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Look for our red, white, and blue flag canopy across the street from the Visitor's Center

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

61 New memberships

BRIT PRAIRIE DAY - Celebrating our Prairie Heritage
Fort Worth Botanical Gardens
near the Botanical Research Institute of Texas Bldg.
BRIT, University Dr. Fort Worth, TX map location

Saturday,18 May 2013 (10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)

For more information on Prairie Day

BLUEBIRDS ON THE PRAIRIE

Look for our red, white, and blue flag canopy

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

To volunteer to help with event, contact Barb Ohlman (bohere@verizon.net)

18 New memberships, 2 Renewals

Wills Point Bluebird Festival
Downtown Area
Wills Point, TX 75169 map location

Saturday, 27 April 2013 (10am - 4pm)

Come visit the TBS booth to learn more about bluebirds.  

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

To volunteer, contact Pauline Tom (ptom5678@gmail.com)

24 New memberships, 4 renewals, 2 nestbox sales

Fort Worth EARTH PARTY
Sundance Square in Downtown Fort Worth
Saturday, 6 April 2013 (11am - 2pm)

Learn how to spread "Bluebirds Across Texas...one nestbox at a time"

Find TBS under the Red, White and Blue Canopy.  

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

To volunteer, contact Barb Ohlman

11 New memberships

Lone Star College - Montgomery
Conroe / The Woodlands Area
3200 College Park Drive, Conroe, TX 77384

Saturday, 23 March 2013 (10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.)

Linda Crum will give a 30 minute talk on "Attracting Bluebirds to your Garden" from 10:30-11:00 am.

TBS will have a booth, so drop by and see us! To volunteer to help with our booth, contact Linda Crum txorganicgardener@gmail.com

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

20 New memberships, 1 renewal, 2 nestbox sales, 1 voucher redemption

2013 ECMGA Lawn & Garden EXPO
Waxahachie Civic Center
1950 North Interstate Highway 35 East, Waxahachie, TX 75165map location

Saturday, 16 March 2013 (09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.)

Conveniently located at the intersection on I-35 and Highway 287.

To volunteer to help with our booth, contact Rex Reves revesrl@yahoo.com

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

38 New memberships, 1 nestbox sale, $5 donation

Spring Lake Garden Club - Postponed! Check for new date after March 10th
Hays County Extension Office, 1253 Civic Center Loop,San Marcos, TX
Thursday, 14 March 2013 (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)

For information, contact Kay Quittner, 512.878.0998

Pauline Tom will give a presentation on "Gardening for the birds, How to attract Bluebirds".

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

Attracting Bluebirds To the Garden
Arbor Gate Nursery
15635 Fm 2920 Road, Tomball, TX 77377map location

Thursday, 28 February 2013 (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)

Presenter: Linda Crum

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

35 New memberships

2013 Season Kickoff
Kerrville, Texas
1001 Junction Hwy, Kerrville, Texas 78028map location

Inn of the Hills Resort
Saturday, 09 February 2013 (9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.)

Registration Form

Print and bring this form with you to register for the Kickoff.


Featured Speakers:
Mark Klym - Wildlife Biologist and author with Texas Parks and Wildlife
---Wildscaping Options for Bluebird Enthusiasts
---Seasonal Movement of Bluebirds
John English - Photographer and Texas Master Naturalist
---Photographing Cavity-Nesting Birds
Other Presentations:
---Bluebird Basics, House Sparrow Control, NestWatching, and more

Registration Costs and Deadlines

At the door registration is $6 and does not include lunch.

Lodging: The Inn of the Hills: $89.00. Ask for the Texas Bluebird Society rate.  (877) 830-4796
RV Hookups available at Guadalupe River RV Resort 2605 Junction Highway (830) 367-5676

FREE Nestbox to members who pledge to "NestWatch" at least two nestboxes
(submit observations to Cornell Lab of Ornithology through www.NestWatch.org)

For More Information:
Jeri Porter
jeripster@gmail.com, (512) 773-1076

There will be a silent auction FUNdraiser! 

To Donate a Silent Auction Item:*
Jimmie  & Benni Konvicka
Auction@texasbluebirdsociety.org
(254) 968-6663

If you are bringing items, email (1) what the item is and (2) its retail value so that we can make prepared bid sheets for each item. Donation information received after January 26 will not be printed in the Kickoff program.

*TBS is recognized by the IRS as a 501c3 "charitable" organization. Donations are tax deductible, as allowed by law.

Travis Audubon Society
Location in Austin TX will be provided to registrants
Saturday, 26 January 2013 09:00-12:00

Pauline Tom will lead a 3 hour workshop on bluebird husbandry. During the workshop, Pauline will take participants outdoors to view bluebird habitat and bluebird nestboxes that are used each nesting season by bluebirds. Older teens are welcome and younger with an adult.

This event is presented by Travis Audubon. Workshop fee is $15 for TAS members and $20 for non-members. Contact Travis Audubon Society to register.
Travis Audubon Society

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

9 New memberships, 1 business renewal, 16 nestbox sales

Bluebird Basics
Riverside Nature Center
150 Francisco Lemos Street Kerrville, TX 78028map location

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 (Lunchtime Talk)

Pauline Tom will give a basic presentation on bluebirds.

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

19 New memberships

Washington County Wildlife Management Workshop
Brenham, TX
Friday, 30 November 2012 (08:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Sessions held at Blinn College, Rankin Agricultural Complex
1409 Old Mill Creek Rd., Brenham, TX 77833

Registration due by November 21, 2012. Contact Debbie Wellmann, Washington County Ag/Wildlife Appraisal, for details. 979-277-3740.

Pauline Tom will give a presentation on Attracting Bluebirds to your Property.

During a portion of the day, Texas Bluebird Society will sell memberships (with a free nestbox) and nestboxes ($15, plus sales tax).

23 New memberships, 2 Renewal specials, 23 Nestboxes sold

Native Cavity Nesters
Panorama Garden Club
Thursday, 15 November 2012 (09:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.)

Presenter: Linda Crum

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

3 New memberships, 3 Nestboxes sold

2012 Annual Fall Wildlife Festival and Plant Sale
Mitchell Lake Audubon Center
10750 Pleasanton Rd., San Antonio, TX 78221map location

Saturday, 20 October 2012 (09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.)

Join us for a free day of nature activities for all ages: hayrides, plant sales, SAWS Autumn Bloom giveaway, raptor show, kids crafts, education booths and more.

To volunteer to help with our booth, contact David Smith battus@aol.com

9 New memberships

Woodlands Landscaping Solutions
Millenium Forest Gardens
8203 Millennium Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77381map location

Saturday, 29 September 2012 (09:00 a.m. - Noon)

A free, how-to, garden event!

Join Linda Crum and other gardening experts and discover the possibilities with hot tips and cool plants for your water-wise landscape!

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

For more information, Click Here Woodlands Landscaping Solutions

Cancelled due to rain!

Attracting Bluebirds To the Garden
Arbor Gate Nursery
15635 Fm 2920 Road, Tomball, TX 77377map location

Thursday, 20 September 2012 (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)

Presenter: Linda Crum

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10 plus tax. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

24 New memberships, 2 Membership Renewals

Wimberly Birding Society
Wimberly Community Center
Monday, 20 August 2012 (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)

Presentation by Pauline Tom

10 New memberships

2012 Summer Bluebird Symposium
Gainesville Civic Center
311 S. Weaver, Gainesville, TX 76240map location

Saturday, 11 August 2012 (9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.)

Registration Form

Print and mail this form to Don Lawrence (address on form) to register for the Symposium, or

Online registration is closed.

Annual symposium with featured speakers Keith Kridler, author and naturalist (Bluebirds & More), and Dr. Ken Steigman, Director and Bluebird Bander at Lewisvile Lake Environmental Learning Area (Bluebird Banding at LLELA). Other topics covered are bluebird basics, House Sparrow control, gardening for bluebirds and more. Also the popular Silent Auction FUNdraiser.

Advanced-Early-Bird registration deadline is July 11 with Advanced registration ending July 28. $12 registration includes BBQ lunch. At-the-Door registration available (without lunch).

Chat with fellow bluebird aficionados at Friday night social dinner takes place at Neu Ranch House.

To learn about some of the exciting things to see and do in Gainesville, click here Visit Gainesville (292KB)

Host Lodging: Holiday Inn Express, $105.99. Ask for Texas Bluebird Society rate (940) 665-0505
Lodging also available 15 miles away at Whitesboro Inn, $79.90, (903) 564-7464
RV Hookups available close to the Civic Center: Gainesville RV Park, (940) 668-4530

To donate a Silent Auction item: Jimmie & Bennie Konvicka 1315 North Dale Ave. Stephenville, TX 76401-1604 jkonvicka@gmail.com or 254 968-6663.

For more information:Don Lawrence, Local Coordinator, 725 CR 132, Whitesboro TX 76273 donekelaw1@aol.com or 903 564 1035.

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15.

114 Attendees! 31 New memberships, 2 Renewals

23rd Annual Blueberry Festival
Visitor Center in Historic Downtown Nacogdoches
200 East Main St, Nacogdoches, TX 75961 map location

Friday, 15 April 2011 - Saturday, 16 April 2011 (7:30 pm ; 10am & 2pm)

Stunning slides will take the audience through bluebird basics, including nestbox installation; NestWatch'ing; the life cycle of bluebirds, starting with wing-waving courtship; and, nestbox housekeeping.  The Friday evening presentation will be shown by Pauline Tom, President of Texas Bluebird Society.  The presentation is FREE.  

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at the TBS Booth at the Bluebird Festival on Saturday – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership. 

Milam County Nature Festival in Cameron
Ledbetter Park in Cameron
FM 1600, Cameron, 76520 map location

Saturday, 09 April 2011 (9:00AM - 3:00PM)

Presented by El Camino Real Master Naturalist Chapter. For information about the event contact Donna Lewis [donnacoast2coast@att.net] or (979) 279-9368

To volunteer to help with the TBS Booth, contact Pat Powers, 512.423.7602, gbpowers@gmail.com

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

 

 

Keith Kridler, Naturalist, Cavity Nester Presentation
Southwest Center
3222 W 7th Street Texarkana, TX 75501 map location

Thursday, 31 March 2011 (2:20pm - 3:15pm)

This presentation is part of an Agrilife teaching/information seminar and the time is subject to change.

For more information contact Mr. Brandon Hawkins at 903.628.6702.

This is part of an 8:00am - 4:00pm 1890 Horticulture Conference presented by Agrilife.

Keith Kridler, Naturalist, Bluebird Presentation
Bowie County Extention Office (New Boston Master Gardeners)
710 James Bowie Drive New Boston, TX75570 map location

Monday, 28 March 2011 (6:00pm)

For more information call extention office 903.628.6702

Lawn and Garden Expo
Waxahachie Civic Center
200 Civic Center Lane Waxahachie, TX 75165 map location

Saturday, 26 March 2011 (9:00AM - 5:00PM)

Event produced by Ellis County Master Gardeners

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

Texas Land Conservation Conference
Airport Hilton, Austin
9515 Hotel Drive Austin, TX 78719 map location

Thursday, 24 February 2011 - Friday, 25 February 2011 (8:00am - 5:00pm)

TBS table near refreshments.

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

Utopia Garden Club
Utopia Methodist Church
Church Street - Utopia Texas 78884 map location

Tuesday, 22 February 2011 (2:30PM)

TBS Program presented by LeAnn Sharp as Utopia Garden Club Program – “Bluebirds in Your Backyard”.

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

Keith Kridler, Naturalist, at Breedlove's in Tyler
Breedlove's Nursery & Landscape
11576 Hwy 64 West Tyler, TX map location

Saturday, 19 February 2011 (11:00AM)

Mr. Kridler, of Mount Pleasant, is co-founder of the Texas Bluebird Society and co-author of The Bluebirds Monitor Guide. He maintains an extensive bluebird trail in northeast Texas with hundreds of nestboxes and lectures widely on the subject. He is also a Master Gardener, a commercial daffodil farmer, and an officer in the Texas Daffodil Society.

Contact Laurie Breedlove (903-597-7421) for event information.

By invitation, Texas Bluebird Society “One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership. For more information about the "One Nestbox" offer contact pauline@texasbluebirdsociety.org.

Attracting Bluebirds To Your Landscape
Montgomery County Nature Center (adjacent to the Peckinpaugh Preserve)
1300 Riley Fuzzel Road Spring, Texas 77380 map location

Saturday, 19 February 2011 (9:30AM)

Presented by Linda Crum, Executive Board and Assistant Treasurer of Texas Bluebird Society.

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

Go to http://www.springcreekgreenway.com for more information on the new nature center.

Attracting Bluebirds To Your Landscape
Arbor Gate Nursery
15635 FM 2920 Tomball, TX 77377-6151 map location

Thursday, 17 February 2011 (10:00am)

Presented by Linda Crum, Executive Board and Assistant Treasurer of Texas Bluebird Society.

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

Attracting Bluebirds To Your Landscape
University Center of Montgomery
3232 College Park Drive The Woodlands, TX 77384 map location

Monday, 14 February 2011 (11:00AM - 12:50PM)

Presenter Linda Crum, Executive Board and Assistant Treasurer, Texas Bluebird Society

Learn all about the Eastern Bluebird and how to provide the proper habitat to entice them to nest in your yard. Find out more about the native plants that attract bluebirds and about the predators of bluebirds.

No charge for the class. Visit the website http://www.lonestar.edu/university-center.htm for more information and directions.

Texas Bluebird Society “One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

"Attracting Bluebirds" presented by the Texas Bluebird Society
Mitchell Lake Audubon Center
10750 Pleasanton Road San Antonio, Tx 78221 map location

Saturday, 12 February 2011 (1:00 - 3:30PM)

Presented by David Smith.

The Texasd Bluebird Society will present a program on attracting and observing Bluebirds and other cavity-nesting birds. Topics will include environmental needs, nestboxes, and monitoring bird populations. This presentation should be of use to beginners as well as more experienced birders. Free for MLAC, non-members $5. Space is limited, RSVP required. For more information or to rsvp, mlac@audubon.org.

Texas Bluebird Society “One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

Nesting Season Kickoff- CANCELLED!
Beaumont Botanical Gardens in Tyrell Park
Saturday, 29 January 2011

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Thursday, 01 March 2012 (10:00 - 11:00 a.m.)

Presenter:  Linda Crum

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event - a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership

Texas Land Conservation Conference
Austin Airport Hilton
9515 Hotel Drive, Austin, TX 78719 map location

Thursday, 23 February 2012 - Friday, 24 February 2012 (8-5 Thurs, 8-12:30 Friday)

Visit with volunteer Nancy Podio at our Texas Bluebird Society table.

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

Attracting Bluebirds To Your Landscape
University Center at Montgomery campus of Lone Star College
3200 College Park Drive Conroe, Texas 77384 map location

Monday, 13 February 2012 (1:00 - 2:50 p.m.)

Presenter:  Linda Crum

Learn all about the Eastern Bluebird and how to provide the proper
habitat to entice them to nest in your yard.

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event - a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership

2012 Season Kickoff
Stephen F. Austin University, Baker Patillo Student Center
Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, TX 75962 map location

Saturday, 04 February 2012 (9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.)

Featured speakers:  Greg Grant and Cliff Shackelford

Sample Topics: Landscaping for Bluebirds; Woodpeckers of east Texas; and lots of bluebird tidbits for nestwatching, protection from predators

There will be a silent auction FUNdraiser and plant sale!  Hot lunch included with registration (details in registration links).

Registration required (via mail or online):

Mail in Registration

On-line Registaration:  http://2012Kickoff.RSVPbook.com

Early bird registration deadline: January 4, 2012

Advanced registration deadline: January 21, 2012

Travis Audubon Society Bluebird Workshop (fee)
Austin, TX
Exact location east of Austin will be provided to registrants map location

Saturday, 28 January 2012 (9:00 a.m. - noon)

Pauline Tom is President of the Texas Bluebird Society and has conducted popular workshops on bluebird husbandry in many different parts of the state. Her workshop will cover the following:

- best practices for nest-box installation to attract Eastern Bluebirds
- how to recognize and improve appropriate habitat for Eastern Bluebirds
- how to interpret bluebird activity outside of the nest-box
- how to deter predators and alien competitors
- the process of egg-laying and incubation
- how to “age” nestlings
- record-keeping / record-sharing with NestWatch

During the workshop, Pauline will take participants outdoors to vi East Main St, Nacogdoches, TX 75961" title="200 East Main St, Nacogdoches, TX 75961">map location
Saturday, 09 June 2012 (8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Look for our red, white, and blue flag canopy across the street from the Visitor's Center

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

31 New memberships, 2 Renewals

PrairieFest 3 at Tandy Hills Natural Area
3400 View Street
Fort Worth TX 76103 
map location
Saturday, May 26th, 2012  (4 p.m. - 8 p.m.)

Experience Your Local Prairie with Free Wildflower Tours, Nature, Music, Food, & Friends

To volunteer for the TBS Booth, contact Barb Ohlman, bohere@verizon.net

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

7 New memberships, 2 Renewals, 1 additional nestbox

Jack Phillips Bluebird Festival
Community Center
Ravenna, TX 75476
map location
Saturday, 19 May 2012 (10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

This new bluebird festival in Ravenna, 93 miles NE of Dallas, memorializes Jack Phillips.  The festival continues until 9:00 p.m.; but, the TBS Booth will close down at 4:00 p.m.

To volunteer for the TBS Booth, contact Don Lawrence, donkelaw1@aol.com

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

11 New memberships

Attracting Bluebirds To The Garden
Stephen F. Austin University, Agriculture Building
1924 Wilson Dr, Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, TX 75962 map location

Thursday, 17 May 2012 (6:30 - 8 p.m.)

2012 Theresa and Les Lecture Series

6:30 p.m. refreshments, 7:00 p.m. lecture followed by an excitingw:LidThemeAsian>X-NONE X-NONE TBS booth. “One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

Attracting Bluebirds To The Garden
Arbor Gate Nursery
15635 FM2920 Road Tomball, TX 77377-6151 map location

Tuesday, 20 September 2011 (10:00AM - 11:00AM)

Presenter: Linda Crum

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membershi

2011 Summer Bluebird Symposium
Somervell Expo Center
202 Gibbs Blvd. Glen Rose, TX 76043 map location

Saturday, 20 August 2011 (9:00am - 2:30pm)

Annual symposium with featured speaker/author/naturalist, Keith Kridler, and others who will cover bluebird basics, House Sparrow control, gardening for bluebirds and more. Also the popular Silent Auction fundraiser. Advanced-Early-Bird registration deadline is July 20 with Advanced registration ending August 6. At-the-Door registration available (without lunch)  Space is limited, register soon!

Registration form

22nd Annual Blueberry Festival
Historic Downtown Nacogdoches
Nacogdoches, TX 75961 map location

Saturday, 11 June 2011 (8:00am - 4:00pm)

Look for our red, white & blue flag canopy across the street from the Visitor's Center building.

To volunteer to help with the booth, contact Debbie Dalton, ddalton@sfasu.edu.

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

Earth Day Celebration at Trinity River NWR
Trinity River NWR at the Champion Lake area
1742 County Road 417 Dayton, TX 77535 map location

Saturday, 30 April 2011 (11:00am - 2:00pm)

"One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

12th Annual Nature Quest
Hill Country Nature Center - located on FM1050, 10.3 miles west of Utopia & 4.7 miles e
FM 1050 Rio Frio, TX 78879 map location

Thursday, 28 April 2011 - Saturday, 30 April 2011 (See Prg Sch for time)

The Best Birding and all-round Nature Festival in Central Texas.

LeAnn Sharp is presenting "Bluebirds and Other Cavity-Nesters" including a nestbox nature trail tocancelled.  We plan to schedule the January 2012 Season Kickoff in East / SE Texas.” 

Providing Habitat for Bluebirds & Other Small Cavity Nesters
Bexar Audubon Meeting at Tri-Point (Near 281, Mulberry St. & Trinity University)
3233 N St Mary's St, San Antonio, TX 78212 map location

Thursday, 20 January 2011 (6:30PM)

Presented by LeAnn Sharp, past Texas Bluebird Society Vice President.

www.bexaraudubon.org

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox withabout the festival, visit the Wills Point Bluebird Festival Association website .

2005 Lawn and Garden Expo
Waxahachie Civic Center
Saturday, 19 March 2005

There are 3 main speakers. Neil Sperry will be speaking at 1:30 PM, on 10 Ways to Save Money, Time and Energy. Also, Lucy Harrell, author of, Ladies of the Garden, will be speaking at 9:30 on Companion Planting and Organic Gardening.
TBS Booth will offer membership/nestbox exchange. The Waxahachie Civic Center is located at I35E and 287. 
For details or to volunteer, contact Lysle Mockler at 972.435.6271 or lysle@texasbluebirdsociety.org .

Bluebirds in The Woodlands: one nest box at a time - with Mark Klym from Texas Parks & Wildlife
The Woodlands High School
3800 S. Panther Creek Dr., The Woodlands, TX map location

Thursday, 17 March 2005

Exquisitely beautiful and captivating creatures, Eastern bluebirds almost disappeared from our state until conservationists focused attention on their plight. Mark Klym from Texas Parks and Wildlife reveals bluebirds--their charming behaviors, nesting preferences and parenting skills. Learn what communities throughout Texas are doing to increase the number of bluebirds and how enthusiasts can provide for the enchanting creature in the home or school landscape.
Hosted at the McCullough Campus of The Woodlands High School, 3800 S. Panther Creek Dr., The Woodlands.

For information call 281.210.3900 or visit thewebsite.

Liberty County Horticulture Society
Liberty
Monday, 28 February 2005 (11:30 am)

Charles Post will present a program on bluebirds at the Liberty County Horticulture Society meeting at 11:30 am, February 28, at the Sam Houston Regional Library on Hwy 1011 (3 mi. north of Liberty off Hwy 146)

Texas Statewide Land Trust Conference
Marriott South - Austin
Thursday, 24 February 2005 - Friday, 25 February 2005

Texas Bluebird Society will offer membership/nestbox exchange to attendees at the conference. The conference features land trust movement leaders and 15 workshops about how to increase land conservation effectiveness.

Master Gardeners
Liberty County Extension Office
2103 Cos St., Liberty, TX map location

Thursday, 17 February 2005 (6:30 pm)

Charles Post will present a program on bluebirds at the Master Gardeners meeting at 6:30 pm, Feb. 17 in the Liberty County Extension office at 2103 Cos St. in Liberty.

Attracting Bluebirds To The Garden
Buchanan's Native Plant Nursery
611 East 11th Street Houston, TX 77008-7109 map location

Saturday, 23 October 2010 (10:00am)

Presenter: Linda Crum

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

Mitchell Lake Audubon Center Annual Wildlife Festival and Plant Sale
Mitchell Lake Audubon Center
10750 Pleasanton Road San Antonio, Tx map location

Saturday, 23 October 2010 (9:00AM - 4:00PM)

TBS Coordinator: David Smith ( Phone 210-626-1282, email Battus@aol.com.)

MLAC Phone:     210-628-1639, Web www.Mitchelllakeaudubon.org

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

Williamson County Master Gardeners Meeting
Williamson County Extension Office
3151 SE Interloop Road, Suite A, Georgetown, TX map location

Monday, 11 October 2010 (6:30pm)

Presenter: Pauline Tom

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

Celebrate Roanoke!
Downtown Area
Roanoke, TX map location

Saturday, 09 October 2010 (10:00am - 10:00pm)

Coordinator: Barb Ohlman

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

Native Plant Society of Texas Symposium
Texas Women's University, Denton Campus, Hubbard Hall/Southwest Ballroom
South Bell Street Denton, TX 76204 map location

Friday, 08 October 2010 - Saturday, 09 October 2010 (8:00AM - 5:00PM)

TBS Coordinator; Judy Heatherington

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

Attracting Bluebirds To The Garden
Arbor Gate Nursery
15635 FM 2920 Road Tomball, TX 77377-6151 map location

Thursday, 30 September 2010 (10:00am)

Presenter: Linda Crum

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

Woodlands Landscaping Solutions
Sponsored by the Environmental Services Department
8203 Millennium Forest Drive. The Woodlands, TX map location

Saturday, 25 September 2010 (9:00am - Noon)

Presenter: Linda Crum

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership

 

Hays County Master Naturalists
Holy Spirit Episcopal Church
301 Hays County Acres Road, Dripping Springs, TX map location

Thursday, 23 September 2010 (6:30PM)

Presenter Pauline Tom

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership

For more information email Pauline Tom at pauline@texasbluebirdsociety or email Karen Hulene Bartell at hulene)

To volunteer, contact Pauline Tom, pauline@texasbluebirdsociety.org

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a gift of a free nestbox with a contribution of $15 for a new TBS membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

11 New memberships

31st Annual Terrell Heritage Jubilee
Jubilee Info
Ben Gill Park, Terrell, TX 75160 map location
Saturday, April 21 2012 (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) and Sunday, April 22 (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Booth coordinator Nancy Glover. For questions or to volunteer, contact Nancy@texasbluebirdsociety.org  

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a new $15 membership. Renewing members can purchase a nestbox for $10. Nestboxes are also available for sale for $15 plus tax.

20 New members, 1 Renewal

Bluebirds at Lake Tawakoni State Park
TBS Booth near the concession area
Wills Point, TX 75169 map location
Saturday, 14 April 2012 (9:00am - 5:00pm)

Booth coordinator Nancy Glover. To volunteer, contact Nancy@texasbluebirdsociety.org  

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a new $15 membership.

Bluebirds are feeding nestlings in several nestboxes, so every visitor should see a bluebird (weather permitting).

TBS volunteers will be available to interpret bluebird activity at nearby bluebird nestboxes. Too, volunteers will distribute TBS membership forms and free copies of the TPWD booklet, "Bluebirds in Texas", which includes plans for a bluebird nestbox well-suited for Texas conditions.

Take State Highway 47 North through Wills Point to FM 2475 and continue for approximately 4 miles.

2 New members

Lawn and Garden Expo
Waxahachie Civic Center
200 Civic Center Lane, Waxahachie, TX 75165 map location

Saturday, 31 March 2012 (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Event produced by Ellis County Master Gardeners

To volunteer, contact Rex Reves, revesrl@yahoo.com

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a New $15 membership.

17 New members, 3 Renewals, 2 Nestbox sales

Attracting Bluebirds To The Garden
Spring Creek Greenway Nature Center
1300 Riley Fuzzel Rd, Spring, TX 77386 map location

Friday, 16 March 2012 (11:00 a.m. - noon)

Presenter:  Linda Crum

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event - a free nestbox with the purchase of a New $15 membership

Attracting Bluebirds To The Garden
Arbor Gate Nursery
15635 FM2920 Road, Tomball, TX 77377-6151 www.texasnaturequest.com

Or call Nature Quest Headquarters 830-966-2320.

6th Annual Fort Worth Prairie Fest
Tandy Hills Natural Area (South of I-30 less than 5 miles east of downtown Fort Worth)
3400 View Street Fort Worth, TX 76103 map location

Saturday, 23 April 2011 (10:00am - 8:00pm)

for more information see: www.tandyhills.org 

To volunteer to help with the TBS Booth, contact Barb Ohlman, 817.482.1930, bohere@verizon.net

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

Wills Point Bluebird Festival
Downtown Area
Wills Point, TX 75169 map location

Saturday, 16 April 2011 (9:00am - 8:00pm)

Booth coordinator Nancy Glover. To volunteer contact Barb at bohere@verizon.net

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

39 New members, 4 Renewals, 8 Nestbox sales

Earth Day Celebration (in conjunction with Garden Gala Day) at Stephen F. Austin
Stephen F Austin Pineywoods Native Plant Center
2900 Raguet Street, Nacogdoches 75965 map location

Saturday, 16 April 2011 (10:00am - 2:00pm)

To volunteer to help TBS, contact Andrea Brown, 903-658-0026 or andie3564@gmail.com

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

Bluebird Bus Tours at Wills Point Bluebird Festival
Between Talent Box Theatre & Mobile on North 4th St.
Wills Point, TX 75169 map location

Saturday, 16 April 2011 (11:00am - 6:00pm (hourly)

Hourly, FREE tours will depart for the Bluebird Trail at Lake Tawakoni State Park.  Along the way, a Texas Bluebird Society tour guide will give a presentation.  Bluebirds nest at the park, so it's likely each tour will see at least one.

Look for the school buses between The Talent Box Community Theater and the Mobil station on 4th Street.

For more information or to volunteer to help with the "ticket booth" for bus tours, contact Nancy Glover 214.205.0763.

One Nestbox” offer (a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership) will be available at the TBS Booth at the other end of the street at the Bluebird Festival.

"Bluebirds 101" presentation at Wills Point Bluebird Festival
Talent Box Community Theater
244 North 4th Street (near the Mobil station) Wills Point, TX 75169 pelican7227-warbler@yahoo.com for additional details and to register for the workshop.

TBS Bluebird presentation at Wild Birds Unlimited Grand Opening
Wild Birds Unlimited
2704 Cross Timbers Rd, Suite 118, Flower Mound, TX 75028 map location

Saturday, 28 January 2012 (10:30 - noon)

Joe Simmons from the Texas Bluebird Society will give a presentation about bluebirds at 11:00 a.m. and will be available between 10:30 - noon for nestbox sales and membership sign up.

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event - a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership

Attracting Bluebirds (and other cavity nesters)
Agrilife Extension Classroom
3355 Cherry Ridge St, San Antonio, TX 78230 map location

Tuesday, 10 January 2012 (7 - 8 p.m.)

LeAnn Sharp, past vice-president of Texas Bluebird Society, will present this talk at the Alamo Master Naturalist Meeting.

Open to the public. Suggested donation:  $3/person.

"One Nestbox" offer will be available at this event - a free nestbox with the pruchase of a $15 membership.

6th Annual Mitchell Lake Audubon Center Wildlife Festival and Plant Sale
Mitchell Lake Audubon Center
10750 Pleasanton Road, San Antonio, Tx 78221 map location

Saturday, 22 October 2011 (9:00AM - 4:00PM)

TBS will have a booth offering a free nestbox  with each new membership. The annual membership fee is $15.00. 

Volunteers are needed to help with the booth. Anyone able to help should contact David Smith at Battus@aol.com

Attracting Bluebirds To The Garden
Montgomery County Nature Center (adjacent to the Peckinpaugh Preserve)
1300 Riley Fuzzel Road Spring, Texas 77380 map location

Saturday, 22 October 2011 (9:00AM )

Presented by Linda Crum, Executive Board and Assistant Treasurer of Texas Bluebird Society.

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

Go to http://www.springcreekgreenway.com for more information on the new nature center.

Celebrate Roanoke!
Downtown area
Roanoke, TX 76262 map location

Saturday, 08 October 2011 (10:00am - 10:00pm)

Booth Coordinator: Barb Ohlman  bohere@verizon.net

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership

Woodlands Landscaping Solutions
ACE Environmental Company
8203 Millennium Forest Drive The Woodlands, TX 77381
Lakeview Camp and Conference Center
5128 FM66 Waxahachie, TX 75167
map location

Saturday, 08 August 2009

At the door, purchase chances for drawing of original bluebird oil painting by Mary Rabien, noted Texas artist. Tickets are $3 each or 10 for $15. Registration form.

The Lakeview Camp and Conference Center is located 7 miles from Exit 399A on I 35E, toward Maypearl

Coordinator: Lysle Mockler (lbmockler@mac.com)
“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

Texas Blueberry Festival
Nacogdoches
Saturday, 13 June 2009

“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.
Texas Blueberry Festival

Founder’s Day Festival*
Rockwall
Saturday, 30 May 2009

Co-Coordinator: Barb Ohlman (bohere@earthlink.net)
“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.
Founder’s Day Festival
*Need Co-coordinator. Contact pauline@texasbluebirdsociety.org

Texas Outdoor Woman Network
Austin
Tuesday, 26 May 2009

Presenter: Pauline Tom (pauline@texasbluebirdsociety.org)
“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.
Texas Outdoor Woman Network

Bluebird Festival
Wills Point
Saturday, 25 April 2009

Coordinator: Barb Ohlman (bohere@earthlink.net)
“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.
Bluebird Festival

Earth Day
The Woodlands
Saturday, 18 April 2009

Coordinator: Betsy Jones (batjones@consolidated.net) & Bill Griffith (wdgriffith@charter.net)
“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

Earth Day
Bryan / CS
Saturday, 18 April 2009

Coordinator: David Gwin (dgwin@cstx.gove)
“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.
Earth Day

Pace Creek Garden's Spring Fling
Hemphill, TX
Saturday, 04 April 2009

Coordinator: Pauline Tom  (pauline@texasbluebirdsociety.org)
“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.
Pace Creek Garden District

Attracting Bluebirds
McCullough Jr. High School 3800 S. Panther Creek D
Thursday, 02 April 2009

Coordinator: Lucinda Valdes (lmvaldes@catw-tx.orgs)
“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

Home_Garden Show
Waxahachie
Saturday, 28 March 2009

Coordinator: Lysle Mockler (lbmockler@mac.com)
“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

Hideaway Lake Bird Club
Hideaway Lake Marina
Friday, 20 March 2009

Presenter: Linda Crum (linda@texasbluebirdsociety.org)
“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.
Special note: Marina is gated, email RSVP to terry.setser@sbcglobal.com for instructions

Redbud Festival
Buna
Saturday, 14 March 2009

Coordinator: Debbie Bradshaw (debbiep@texasbluebirdsociety.org)
“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.

Arbor Gate Nursery
Tomball
Friday, 20 February 2009

Presenter: Linda Crum (linda@texasbluebirdsociety.org)
“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership. Arbor Gate Nursery

Riverside Nature Center
Kerrville
Saturday, 31 January 2009

Presenter: LeAnn Sharp (leann@texasbluebirdsociety.org)
“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.
Riverside Nature Center

Big Country Wildlife Habitat Conference
Abilene
Saturday, 24 January 2009

Presenters: Brian and Judy Hetherington (heth76933@gmail.com)
Nestbox construction
“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.
Registration form

Bastrop County Audubon
Bastrop
Tuesday, 20 January 2009

Presenter: Pauline Tom (pauline@texasbluebirdsociety.org)
“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.
Bastrop County Audubon

Golden Triangle Audubon
Beaumont
Thursday, 15 January 2009

Presenter: Jennifer Fleming (jennifer@texasbluebirdsociety.org)
“One Nestbox” offer will be available at this event – a free nestbox with the purchase of a $15 membership.
Golden Triangle Audubon

Bluebird Workshop with nestbox construction
Mason
Saturday, 11 October 2008

hosted by Texas Master Naturalist
Presenters: Brian and Judy Hetherington
For more info, contact Gayland Thorn rgthorn (at) hctc.net

TBS Annual Meeting & Dinner
332 Live Oak Drive, Mountain City
Friday, 03 October 2008

Coordinator: Pauline Tom, ptom5678@gmail.com

Texas Parks & Wildlife EXPO
Austin
Friday, 03 October 2008 - Saturday, 04 October 2008

"One Nestbox" Booth
Coordinator: Ann Thames, semahta@yahoo.com

6th Annual Summer Bluebird Symposium and Silent Auction
The Woodlands
8203 Millennium Forest, The Woodlands, TX map location

Saturday, 16 August 2008

July 1: Early Bird Registration deadline
Early Birds receive a 5 x 7 bluebird photo by Kathy Adams Clark
Registration form: 2008flier.pdf
Coordinator: Linda Crum, txorganicgardener@gmail.com or 281.292.4193

Photos and info: More on this event

Texas Blueberry Festival
Nacogdoches
Saturday, 14 June 2008

http://www.texasblueberryfestival.com/
"One Nestbox" Booth
Coordinator: Norm Shoemaker, otaybuckwheat@sbcglobal.net

Wills Point Bluebird Festival
Wills Point
Saturday, 26 April 2008

"One Nestbox" Booth Barb Ohlman, Coordinator - bohere@verizon.net

Nature Quest 2008 workshop
Hill Country Nature Center, Uvalde County (near Utopia)
Tuesday, 22 April 2008 - Wednesday, 23 April 2008 (1:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.)

LeAnn Sharp, presenter LeAnn@texasbluebirdsociety.org This is a Nature Quest 2008 workshop. Registration fee required.

Earth Day
College Station Veterans Park
Saturday, 19 April 2008 (10 a.m. - 3 p.m.)

"One Nestbox" Booth

David Gwin, Coordinator - dgwin@cstx.gov

Bastrop-Caldwell County WMA Wildlife Extravaganza
Smithville Riverbend Park
Saturday, 12 April 2008 (1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)

“One Nestbox” Booth Pauline Tom, coordinator pauline@texasbluebirdsociety.org For information about the event, phone Meredith Longoria, 512.322.7280

Ellis County Lawn & Garden Expo
Waxahachie Civic Center
Saturday, 29 March 2008 (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

“One Nestbox” Booth Coordinator, Lysle Mockler lbmockler (at) mac.com

TPWD Wildlife Practices Management Workshop (Bastrop County and Caldwell County)
N/A
Monday, 25 February 2008

Pauline Tom, presenter pauline@texasbluebirdsociety.org For more information, phone Meredith Longoria, 512.332.7280

Utopia Garden Club
Utopia Methodist Church
Tuesday, 22 January 2008 (2:30 p.m.)

LeAnn Sharp , presenter - leann@friolodging.com For more information, phone 830.966.2320

TBS Annual Dinner & Auction
McKinney Falls State Park Dining Hall (Austin)
Saturday, 06 October 2007 "8203 Millennium Forest Drive The Woodlands, TX 77381">map location
Saturday, 24 September 2011 (9:00AM - Noon)

More information and registration form

27th NABS Convention
Ithaca, NY
Thursday, 08 July 2004 - Saturday, 10 July 2004

For more information see the North American Bluebird Society website

Cleburne Lawn & Garden Show
Cleburne Convention Center
Cleburne, TX map location

Saturday, 08 May 2004 (9:00am - 4:00pm)

TBS Booth will offer membership/nestbox exchange.
To volunteer to help with the booth, phone Lysle Mockler, 972.435.6271.

 

Sebastopol House May Day
Sequin
Saturday, 01 May 2004 (10:00am - 2:00pm)

TBS Booth, "One Nestbox" Membership/Nestbox exchange available.

To volunteer, phone Pauline, 512-268-5678.

Annual Wills Point Bluebird Festival
Wills Point
Saturday, 24 April 2004

This year the Texas Bluebird Society will have the center section just past the entrance to the festival.
Every hour on the hour from 9:00 - 4:00 we'll have a bluebird-related speaker.
From the bus stop at the far end of the street, TBS will lead the Bluebird Bus Tours to our trail at Lake Tawakoni State Park at 8:30, Noon and 3:30.
We're in great need of help to staff our sales booth, "One Nestbox" membership/nestbox exchange table, and chat with visitors. No experience necessary. To volunteer, phone Lysle Mockler, 972-435-6271.
For more information visit the Wills Point Bluebird Festival Association website .

BIRDING IN THE BIG THICKET FESTIVAL
Kountze
Saturday, 24 April 2004

Charles Post will speak at 2:30. Membership / Nestbox Exchange will be offered.

Earth Day Celebration
Riverside Nature Center in Kerrville
Kerrville, TX map location

Saturday, 24 April 2004 (8:00am - 4:00pm)

TBS Booth will offer membership/nestbox exchange.

Board of Directors Meeting
Kaufman
Friday, 23 April 2004 (5:00pm - 10pm)

Contact Pauline Tom 512-268-5678 or David Shiels 972-962-8112 for details.

Earth Day at Gladys Porter Zoo
Gladys Porter Zoo
Lufkin, TX map location

Sunday, 18 April 2004 (1:00pm - 5:00pm)

TBS Booth will offer membership/nestbox exchange.
Coordinators: Bill & Athena Petty

Nature Quest Bluebird Workshop
House Pasture Cattle Company
Concan, TX map location

Friday, 16 April 2004 (1:30pm - 5:00pm)

Led by Pauline Tom. "One Nestbox" membership/nestbox exchange available.
To help, contact Pauline, 512-268-5678.
For information and registration visit the Texas Hill Country River Region website .

Nature Quest Bluebird Workshop
House Pasture Cattle Company
Concan, TX map location

Wednesday, 14 April 2004 (1:30pm - 5:00pm)

Led by Pauline Tom. "One Nestbox" membership/nestbox exchange available.
To help, contact Pauline, 512-268-5678.
For information and registration visit the Texas Hill Country River Region website .

Ellis County Master Gardeners
N/A
Saturday, 20 March 2004

"One Nestbox" membership/nestbox exchange available. For details or to volunteer, contact Lysle Mockler 972-435-6271

Corpus Christi Audubon Outdoor
Museum of Science and History
Corpus Christi, TX map location

Tuesday, 09 March 2004 (6:45pm - 9:00pm)

Lee Hutchins, Speaker; membership/nestbox exchange available.

To help, phone Lee, 361-364-1651. Evening event. Membership/Nestbox exchange available.

For details or to volunteer, contact Bill Petty 936-639-2895.

Prairie & Timber Audubon
Heard Museum
Tuesday, 24 February 2004 (7:30pm to 9:00pm)

Doug Rohde, TBS Speaker.

For more information visit the Prairie & Timber Audubon website.

Annual Bluebird House Day
Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site
812 S. Church, Paris, TX map location

Saturday, 14 February 2004 (1:30 to 5:00 p.m)

For more information call: 903-785-5716

LCRA Riverside Center near Bastrop's Fisherman's Park
LCRA Riverside Center
Bastrop, TX map location

Saturday, 15 November 2003

Dick LeVasseur, keynote speaker. Special lodging rates at Holiday Inn Express 512-321-1900.

Gulf Coast Bluebird Symposium
Tyrrell Park
Beaumont, TX map location

Saturday, 16 August 2003

This is a joint venture with Golden Triangle Audubon Society Garden Center.

Feature speaker, Keith Kridler. This is TBS MidYear Event and it will move from one region to another each year.

Outdoors event at Boggy Creek
Lufkin
Saturday, 14 June 2003

Keith Kridler will lead sessions at the Women in the Outdoors event at Boggy Creek. For details, contact Nancy.

20th Century Club Event
Pittsburg (near Mt. Pleasant)
Friday, 16 May 2003

Keith Kridler will give program on bluebirds and other cavity nesters for the 20th Century Club.

Contact Mrs. Dick White in Pittsburg for details.

Bluebird Day
Winnsboro
Monday, 05 May 2003

B. James with the Winnsboro Police Department is hosting a "bluebird day" where up to 60 kids under the age of 9 will each build a nestbox and get to see the cavity nester program.

For more information call 903-342-3620.

Wills Point Bluebird Festival
Wills Point
Saturday, 26 April 2003

Texas Bluebird Society will provide an Information Room (with slide shows throughout the day) in the Chamber of Commerce building. Nestboxes will be sold at our booth that's located in the middle of the street just before the Chamber of Commerce building.

Hill Country River Region Nature Quest
N/A
Wednesday, 23 April 2003

N/A

Grand Opening of Coleman Park
Coleman Park
Sulphur Springs, TX map location

Friday, 11 April 2003

At Coleman park TBS partnered with a 5th grade class to install nestboxes.

There will be "bluebird trail" walking tours.

Sulphur Springs is half way between Dallas and Mt. Pleasant on I-30.

Rotary Club Event
N/A
Thursday, 03 April 2003

A noon hour bluebird/cavity nester program to the Rotary Club by Keith Kridler.

Wild Turkey Women in the outdoors event
North of Mt. Pleasant
Omaha, NE map location

Saturday, 29 March 2003

All day series of programs just north of Mt. Pleasant, in Omaha, NE. We will be building TBS nestboxes for 38>56 participants.

For more information contact Dorothy McCarver at 903-572-7529.

North American Bluebird Society Convention
Kearney, NE
Thursday, 20 March 2003 - Saturday, 22 March 2003

N/A

The Birdhouse, Azle
The Birdhouse
Azle, TX map location

Saturday, 15 March 2003 (11 a.m.)

Doug Rohde presents this year's bluebird seminar. Following the seminar, Doug will lead a tour of his bluebird trail in Highland Village (about an hour away).

San Antonio Audubon Society General Meeting
San Antonio
Thursday, 06 March 2003

Pauline Tom of the Texas Bluebird Society (TBS) will present "Bluebirding for Central Texans", including natural history, basic bluebird behavior, ways to attract bluebirds, monitoring techniques, and info on the Society. There will be a limited number of free nestboxes available in exchange for a TBS membership.

For more information contact Pauline Tom! tbs@texasbluebirdsociety.org

Nature Tourism and its Impact on the Community
Historic Train Depot Building
Mt. Vernon, TX map location

Thursday, 14 November 2002

Keith Kridler will present "Nature Tourism and its Impact on the Community" to City of Mt Vernon. It will include slides on nature, birds and daffodils.

The meeting will be held in the historic train depot building in downtown Mt. Vernon.

Contact Teresa Whims (903 537-4495) for more information.

Texas Wildlife Expo 2002
N/A
Tuesday, 05 November 2002 - Wednesday, 06 November 2002

Look for TBS in the Wildscapes tent.

Nestbox Building Workshop
Mount Pleasant High School
Mount Pleasant, TX map location

Wednesday, 23 October 2002

Keith Kridler will conduct a nestbox building workshop for the special education classes of Mount Pleasant High School.

Celebration of Texas Blues
N/A
Friday, 11 October 2002 - Saturday, 12 October 2002

See the flier for the event.

The Texas Bluebird Society Spring Event
Wills Point
Saturday, 20 April 2002

Beginning with field trip to Wills Point Bluebird Festival (festival bus tour will go to TBS Nestbox Trail at Lake Tawakoni). Symposium begins at Trail Dust Inn, Sulphur Springs, at 2:30.

Wills Point Bluebird Festival
Wills Point
Saturday, 20 April 2002

Bluebird Info Room at the Chamber of Commerce. The Texas Bluebird Society Team will be available to answer questions.

Mark Klym, Board Member and TP&W Information Specialist, will present 30-minute programs at 9, 10, 11, and 12.

Booth: Nextboxes, autographed copies of The Bluebird Monitors Guide and memberships will be sold. Prepaid orders for new TBS t-shirt, too!

The Birdhouse Event
The Birdhouse
Azle, TX map location

Saturday, 09 March 2002

Pauline Tom, President of the Texas Bluebird Society, will lead outdoor seminar. Admission is free. Bring lawn chair. Open to the public.

Call 817-444-8581 or see web site for more details.

Wild Bird Center
N/A
Saturday, 23 February 2002

A special appearance by Keith Kridler, co-author of The Bluebird Monitors Guide. Keith will be here at 2:00 p.m. and will do a slide presentation on Texas Cavity-Nesters and of course Bluebirds! Keith will have on display natural and manmade cavities that our Texas Cavity-Nesters prefer. Mounting poles, guards and other nestbox designs will be on display.

Bluebird Day
Sam Bell Maxey State Park
Saturday, 09 February 2002

The program varies a little from year to year, and includes an educational video, presentations by members of the Park Service and a workshop on constructing nestboxes. Turnout ranges from 15 to 50 people.

Huntsville Audubon Presentation
Huntsville
Saturday, 12 January 2002

Huntsville Audubon presentation by Mark Klym, TBS Board Member who provides bluebird management programs in his work for Texas Parks & Wildlife.

Nestbox Installation
Lake Tawakoni State Park
Wills Point, TX map location

Saturday, 15 December 2001

Nestboxes will be installed by Boy Scout Troop 332 led by David Shields, TBS Board Member.

Nest Box Installation
Sky Creek Ranch Golf Course
Keller, TX map location

Sunday, 04 November 2001 (1:00 p.m.)

N/A

Bluebird of Happiness
Keller
Sunday, 04 November 2001

The "Bluebird of Happiness" will be the focus of a slide presentation in Keller. Led by Keith Kridler, co-author of the The Bluebird Monitor's Guide.

Bluebird Box Building Workshop
Travis
Saturday, 03 November 2001

In conjunction with Travis Audubon Society.

Board of Directors Meeting
N/A
Thursday, 18 October 2001 - Friday, 19 October 2001

Board of Directors Meeting with some events including members various Central Texas locations.

Travis Audubon Program
Travis
Thursday, 18 October 2001 (7:00 p.m. )

Travis Audubon program (open to all).

TBS table open for purchase of memberships 7:30 p.m. Keith Kridler, TBS Vice-President.

Texas Wildlife Expo 2001
N/A
Saturday, 06 October 2001 - Sunday, 07 October 2001

N/A