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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, May 28, Potluck Dinner and Your Photos

6:30 Setup
6:50 Potluck Dinner. PTAS will provide meats - chicken, pulled pork, fish, and brisket, plates, plastic-ware, water.
If you plan to attend please RSVP to Denise Dengler, Dgd8722<at>aol com, and let her know what you plan to bring.
Please bring appetizer, vegetable or a dessert, beverages of your choice other than water.

Send bird/birding trip photos to mike.cameron01<at>icloud com, no later than  Thursday, May 23.
Photo size 1920x1200 or any smaller size, larger ones will be compressed.
Photo format: JPG preferred, PNG, TIF and PSD accepted.  No RAW.
Limit number to 10 - 20.  If more than 10 please prioritize them in case we have to limit the number to fit the available time.
You can stand and talk about your images if you desire.
8:30 Adjourn

June, July and August

Off for the Summer

Tuesday, Sept. 24, TBA

6:30 Social Time
6:50 Bird ID Class:
7:15 Business meeting
7:30 Main Program -
8:30 Adjourn


A Christmas Bird Count Moment
One of PTAS's special programs is the annual Christmas Bird Count. Take a peek at a special experience that happened at a previous Christmas Bird Count
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Shore Birds

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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Last Update: 24 Mar. 2017
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