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Program Events

Prairie and Timbers Audubon Society offers informative and interesting programs and exceptional speakers with slide shows to teach and thrill members and guests at the monthly chapter meetings. The board diligently pursues a full array of interests to promote better understanding of the birding world and to have entertaining yet educational programs.

Guest are welcome.  There is no Heard Museum charge for attending the chapter meeting.

To suggest a program speaker or subject, contact Denise Dengler, program chairperson, 972-208-7448.

Meeting time - 6:30 pm

The PTAS meeting place is in the Science Resource Center at the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX 75069. 
Latitude, longitude: 33.1574751, -96.615278.

Directions: After passing through the gate continue straight passed the museum building to the end of the road.  The large building is the SRC.

Below is what we have in store for the upcoming months:

Tuesday, Sep. 25, Research at LLELA on Painted Buntings

6:30 Social Time
6:50 Bird ID Class: Specimens:
7:15 Business meeting
7:30 Student presenter, Kacy Metcalf, Trip to Hogg Island Audubon camp.
Main Program - Research at LLELA on Painted Buntings, Use of MOTUS System for Painted Buntings presented by Jim Bednarz.  Jim is a Senior Lecturer and Advisor with the Department of Biological Sciences at University of North Texas.
8:30 Adjourn

Tuesday, Oct. 23, Birding Trip to Cuba

6:30 Social Time
6:50 Bird ID Class: Specimens:
7:15 Business meeting
7:30 Main Program - Birding Trip to Cuba presented by Gailon Brehm.
8:30 Adjourn

Tuesday, Nov. 27, Overview of West Texas Hummingbird Project

6:30 Social Time
6:50 Bird ID Class: Specimens:
7:15 Business meeting
7:30 Main Program - Overview of West Texas Hummingbird Project presented by Kelly Bryan.
8:30 Adjourn

Wednesday, Dec. 26, Mckinney Audubon Christmas Bird Count.

 

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You can be a better birder at the monthly PTAS meetings held at the Heard Museum. See PTAS Birding ID Classes for details.

 

 

 

 

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