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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:

If you want to participate in the monthly meetings by Zoom,  provide your email address to Merrick Darley using this address,

Tuesday, Jan. 24, Rio Grande Joint Venture Project

6:45 Log in to Zoom
7:00 Bird ID Class: Buntings and Grossbeaks
7:45 Main Program - Rio Grande Joint Venture Project presented by Jeff Bennett.
8:45 Adjourn

Tuesday, Feb. 28, Our Great Big Peru Adventure

6:45 Log in to Zoom
7:00 Bird ID Class: Woodland Birds
7:45 Main Program - Our Great Big Peru Adventure presented by PTAS members Carolyn Oldham & Linda Ergonis.
8:45 Adjourn

Tuesday, Mar. 28, Defining Whimbrel migration staging hubs on the US Gulf Coast

6:45 Log in to Zoom
7:00 Bird ID Class: Hummingbirds
7:45 Main Program - Defining Whimbrel migration staging hubs on the US Gulf Coast: realm of the crawfish, presented by Alan Kneidel and Sam Wolfe
8:45 Adjourn

For Program and Presenter details click HERE



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: Jan. 20, 2023
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