Programs Offered for Fall 2013 and Winter 2014
Day on the Bay Wetland Kayak Trip
Saturdays, Oct. 19, and Nov. 16 and 30
Adults and children age 8 and up
9 a.m.– 1 p.m., $50/person includes a boat and all the needed equipment.; $25/person with your own boat and equipment.
Come join us for a unique experience. Enjoy total tranquility and nature at its finest in stunning Matagorda. Our guided wetland kayak tours accommodate all skill levels and provide paddling instructions for the beginner. This is a wonderful way to relax, commune with nature and learn about LCRA's efforts to protect and conserve the lower Colorado River and surrounding natural resources. So come hang out with the fish and the birds for a day!
Wings over the Wetlands
Saturdays, Nov. 9 and 23, Dec. 28, 2013; Jan. 11 and 25; Feb. 8 and 22, 2014
8 -10 a.m., $10/person
What kind of bird is that and in what season is it most likely to appear? Join us for a beginners program on birding. Learn about birding equipment, migration routes, why Matagorda County has been No. 1 in the nation for bird species diversification during Audubon's annual Christmas bird count. Also learn to identify shorebirds, wading birds and the resident birds of Matagorda Bay.
Adventures in Beachcombing
Saturdays, Aug. 3, 10 17, 24 and 31; Sept. 7 and 14; Oct. 5, 12 and 26; Nov. 2 ; Dec. 7 and 21, 2013; Jan. 4 and 18; Feb. 1 and 15, 2014
9 - 10: 30 a.m., $5/person, All ages
Have you ever visited a beach, picked up a beautiful shell or other interesting beached item, and had no idea what they were? Come join Matagorda Bay Natural Science Center staff to have your questions answered and discover that there is definitely more to the beach than meets the eye. At the beach, every day is different - let's walk and explore.
Life on the Beach
Saturdays, September 7, 14 & 28; October 5, 12 & 26, 2013
1:30 - 3 p.m., $5/ person
Have you ever dreamed about living on the beach? Do you think it would be a paradise? Join us as we go on a mini-beach safari and discover the animals that have made a home on the beach and the obstacles they have had to overcome to do it.
All programs take place at Matagorda Bay Nature Park, Matagorda, Texas.
For reservations call Matagorda Bay Nature Park at 1-800-776-5272, Ext. 4740 or 979-863-2603.
For more information call Mike Mullenweg at 1-800-776-5272, Ext. 4779 or email Mike.Mullenweg@LCRA.org