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Prairie and Timbers Audubon Society: Upcoming Meetings Schedule

January 23 (Tuesday)
Zoom Only

February 27 (Tuesday)
Zoom Only

March 26 (Tuesday)
At the Heard / Zoom Option

April 23 (Tuesday)
At the Heard Museum / Zoom Option

  • Bird ID Class: TBD
  • Presentation: PTAS Field Trip to New Mexico
  • Presenter: Linda Ergonis

May 21 (Tuesday)
At the Heard Museum / Zoom Option

  • Bird ID Class: Mystery Bird
  • Presentation: Wings Over North Texas: Exploring Native Raptors
  • Presenter: Laura Johnson, ED Blackland Prairie Raptor Center


  • There are no meetings scheduled for June, July and August.
  • Further details for the September meeting will be announced later.

PTAS Monthly 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, Texas. The annual Christmas Bird Count replaces the December meeting, and no meetings are scheduled in June, July or August. Our meetings are free and open to the public. You can attend most meetings in person or via Zoom.

Our monthly meetings offers informative and interesting programs and exceptional speakers with slide shows to teach and thrill members and guests. The board diligently pursues a full array of interests to promote better understanding of the birding world and to have entertaining yet educational programs. Guests are always welcome and 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: 6:45 pm on the 4th Tuesday of the Month

LOCATION: The Science Resource Center at the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
                      2000 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.  

ATTEND VIA ZOOM: If you want to participate in the monthly meetings on Zoom, request to be registered for Zoom links using this address, You only need to register once.

Organized in 1980, Prairie and Timbers Audubon Society serves Collin County and surrounding counties. We invite you and your family to join us for a wide range of nature-oriented activities. Monthly meetings are scheduled the 4th Tuesday, 6:45 pm, 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!

PTAS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and chapter of the National Audubon Society.3