AUDUBON DALLAS IS THE PROUD SPONSOR OF THE NORTH-CENTRAL TEXAS MASTER BIRDER PROGRAM (NCTMB).
NCTMB is a course in field ornithology for intermediate-level birders. It is designed to provide participants with techniques to enhance applicants’ existing bird identification skills and general knowledge of birds, ecology, conservation, and habitat requirements in Texas. The Application for the course will be available on the website June 1, 2014. More information at NCTMB.
JOIN US ON SATURDAY, MAY 17th FOR OUR "ANNUAL PICNIC"! Details to come.
Support Cedar Ridge Preserve at our Fourth Annual "Hike on The Wild Side Hike-a-Thon"!
Kids learning to make seedballs at Native Plants & Prairies Day, 2013 Photo by Linda Cooke
The North Texas Master Naturalists will host the second annual Native Plants & Prairies Day on the Bath House Cultural Center grounds at White Rock Lake, Saturday, May 3 - 10 AM to 4 PM.
DOGWOOD CANYON PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
CAMP OUT WITH DOGWOOD CANYON AUDUBON CENTER!
Thanks to a new partnership with Audubon Dallas and Cedar Ridge Preserve, DCAC is offering overnight tent camping for groups and families. Experience true tent camping in Cedar Hill without the hassle of packing your own campfire, tents, or meals. DETAILS
FORTY ONE GLADIATORS ON A MISSION AT CEDAR RIDGE PRESERVE! SEE STORY.
TAKE PART IN AUDUBON CITIZEN SCIENCE!
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Audubon en Español
Audubon ha lanzado su sitio web en Español para conectar con las audiencias hispanas y disfrutar juntos de la naturaleza y la proteccion de las aves y sus habitats. Visita Audubon en español.
Audubon has launched its website in Spanish to connect with Hispanic audiences and enjoy nature and the protection of birds and their habitats. Visit Audubon in Spanish.
OUR CHAPTER'S POSITION ON AERIAL SPRAYING FOR MOSQUITO CONTROL
We fully support the 2013 Audubon Texas West Nile virus prevention policy as linked here and urge everyone to practice the 4 Ds of mosquito control to prevent the spread of the West Nile virus in our community. As guardians of the natural world, we have grave concerns about the immediate and long-term effects of the category of pesticides being used for ground and aerial spraying in Dallas County. The pesticides typically used are adulticide sprays, such as Biomist or Duet ULV, with the active ingredient of permethrin. Permethrin is toxic to honeybees and other beneficial insects, fish, and aquatic invertebrates. Ground-based spraying should be isolated to areas around specific mosquito trap sites that have tested positive for West Nile virus, or, in a public health emergency, only to areas where clusters of human cases have been confirmed. We oppose aerial spraying of adulticides.