Trinity River Audubon Center
Fall migration is underway!Here in the Central Flyway, peak fall bird migration begins September 5 and runs through October 29. That means when North Texas kiddos head back to school, birds head back to the skies! Read on below to learn more about why birds migrate and how you can help.
Speaking of helping, September 22 is North Texas Giving Day and early giving is open now! Click here to make a donation. (You can designate your gift specifically to our center by listing Trinity River Audubon Center in the comments section at check out.) We are so thankful for your support. Your gift directly helps us provide community engagement, low-cost education programs and conservation of our lands here on the Blackland Prairie.
As the weather begins to cool, remember that we now have extended hours for you to plan your visit! Our center is open Wednesday through Friday from 9 AM to 3 PM as well as Saturday and Sunday from 8 AM to 3 PM. We are open Labor Day weekend, Sat. Sept. 3 and Sun. Sept. 4, and closed Mon. Sept. 5. Join us for a hike or sign up for one of our guided programs. We look forward to seeing you on the trails! Plan Your Visit Today!
Join us for our September programs and events!Second Saturday Guided Hike
Saturday, September 10
8:30AM - 9:30AM
Hit the trails for a guided hike at Trinity River Audubon Center!
Third Saturday Morning Bird Walk
Saturday, September 17
7:30AM - 8:15AM
Join us for our monthly bird walk and enjoy our feathered friends.
$10 per person, all ages welcome
TRAC Virtual Learning Content
Access virtual programs, videos, activities, coloring pages, and more anytime by visiting our Virtual Learning page.
Mark Your Calendars for Sunday, October 9!
Celebrate nature and return to the meadow UNDER THE PRAIRIE MOON while supporting Trinity River Audubon Center! This signature event coincides with fall bird migration and the full moon. Guests enjoy an outdoor dining experience on our winding, reclaimed prairie with the Great Trinity Forest as the backdrop. Programs such as this help support the center's educational and conservation mission, connecting all to nature and inspiring the next generation of conservation leaders, while protecting birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow.
Help support TRAC on #NTXGiving Day
This year’s North Texas Giving Day falls on Thursday, September 22 and early giving is open now! Your support of Trinity River Audubon Center helps us provide opportunities to engage our community through a variety of programs including Audubon provides opportunities to engage our youth through a variety of programs including bird watching, Scouts, TEKS-aligned science education, guided hikes, animal encounters, and week-long immersive leadership experiences through our Audubon Conservation Leaders program.
If you would like to dedicate your donation to the center, please note “Trinity River Audubon Center” in the comments area when making your donation. We appreciate your help!
Join us for an Author Event
Save the Date: Wed. Oct. 5 at 6pm
We are excited to welcome author Sara Dykman to TRAC for a reading and discussion of her amazing memoir, Bicycling With Butterflies. Deftly combining travel memoir and popular science, Dykman’s tale recounts her inspirational ride alongside the monarchs from Mexico to Canada and back. Learn about the urgency of saving the threatened monarch migration and the ways that you can help.
Lights out Texas: Fall MigrationLIGHTS OUT TEXAS! We have entered the weeks of Peak Migration! Birds need our help for safe travel at night from August 15–November 30. By turning off or dimming non-essential landscape, interior, and exterior lighting from 11 pm to 6 am each night, you can help prevent bird collisions –and it saves you money. Learn more and join communities across Texas going Lights Out for birds. Learn more about Lights Out Texas.
Calling all bird lovers: Volunteer with Us!
We have indoor and outdoor volunteer options. Perfect for individuals or groups. Single day or recurring schedule. Contact us at email@example.com if you’re interested.