Prairie and Timbers
PTAS is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and chapter of
the National Audubon Society.
Organized in 1980, Prairie and Timbers Audubon Society serves
Collin County and surrounding counties. We invite you and your family
to join our all volunteer range of nature-oriented activities. Monthly
meetings are scheduled the 4th Tuesday, 6:30pm, September through November and January through
May. They are free and open to the public. Programs are related to wildlife, ecology, conservation
and of course, BIRDS!
Monthly Meeting - new time
Tuesday, Jan. 27 - Bobcats, habitat of bobcats in urban areas
PTAS meeting place is in the Science Resource Center at the Heard
Museum, McKinney, TX.
Directions: After passing
through the gate continue straight passed the museum building to the end
of the road. The large building is the SRC.
PTAS Field Trips
Saturday, Jan. 10, 2nd Saturday at the Heard Museum, 7:30/8:00 am
Saturday, Jan. 24, 111 Ranch
and Spring Creek Forest Preserve, Garland 8:00 am
Our most recent field trip report
2nd Saturday at the Heard Museum, Jan. 10
trips are mostly Saturday or Sunday day trips. Occasional extended trips
offer special opportunities to visit outstanding birding areas with a
group. All trips have an experienced leader eager to help beginners see
and enjoy new birds. Navigate to our Field
Trips page to find out more about when, where, and other general
PTAS Birding Classes
the help of our own expert birders, you can learn to identify local
birds by attending our monthly birding class. Classes are from 6:50 to
7:15 PM at the Heard Museum, just prior to our monthly meeting and program.
There is an informal discussion during social hour. No need to register.
Just come! See more about our Birding Classes....
PTAS Chapter Meetings
Prairie and Timbers Audubon Society meets the fourth
Tuesday of the month, September through November, and January through
May at the Heard Natural Science Museum in McKinney. All of our
meetings are free and open to the public. For more
details, see our Programs page.
To contact PTAS officers or chairpersons by
e-mail click here
PTAS. Include the name of the person you want the message
to be forwarded to, see Board Members page.
of Texas and other leading environmental organizations
participate in payroll contribution plans all across Texas under the
umbrella of EarthShare of Texas. Find out how you can
support Audubon Foundation of Texas which in turn supports PTAS click on
the logo below or call 1-800-GREENTX (1-800-473-3689) or email
2014-15 PTAS Newsletter for
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