“Christmas Bird Counts: A Compiler’s Perspective”

The Texas Master Naturalist Coastal Prairie Chapter is pleased to host Bob Honig as the speaker for our November monthly program. Bob will discuss the history and importance of Christmas Bird Counts and show us how to get involved with CBCs in our area. He will also touch on other citizen science efforts such as the annual Butterfly Count, the Great Backyard Bird Count, Project Feeder Watch and others.

Bob is an Environmental Consultant for AMEC OIL & Gas, Katy Prairie Conservancy Board of Directors Member, and has been the Compiler of the Buffalo Bayou CBC for 21 years. He is also a member of the Houston Audubon Society, The Nature Conservancy, World Wildlife Fund, The Wilderness Society, the Ornithology Group of the Outdoor Nature Club of Houston and other natural history organizations. He has a wealth of experience in leading field trips, presenting programs and performing bird surveys.

This program will take place on Thursday, November 7, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be preceded by a social time and snacks at 6:30 p.m. and will be held at the Cinco Ranch Public Library at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd., Katy, TX, close to La Centera shopping center.  The meeting is free and open to all interested persons.  If you have any topics you would like for him to include in his talk, just contact the Chapter Vice-President, Diane Russell, swampwife@gmail.com.

The Texas Master Naturalists program is sponsored by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. For additional information call 281.633.7033 or email mmcdowell@ag.tamu.edu

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