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  • Terry Hershey: A Force of Nature For Nature

    Travis Audubon is sad to report that Terry Hershey, a leading figure in the environmental movement in Texas died Thursday. She was 94. Ms. Hershey is credited with saving the natural beauty of Houston’s Buffalo Bayou, preventing the Army Corps of Engineers from turning it into a concrete channel. She

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  • Interview with Sharon Richardson

    Travis Audubon Member Sarah Ruiz recently interviewed Wells Branch birder Sharon Richardson for Signal Smoke. Sharon volunteers for Travis Audubon, regularly leads bird walks in her neighborhood, and has been a key part of creating the Wells Branch Nature Viewing Station. Sarah Ruiz: How long have you been involved with

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  • Rare Bird Alert: January 12, 2017

    This is the Austin Area Rare Bird Alert and has been updated through 1/12/2017. To report rare or unusual bird sightings in the Austin area, provide recent sighting updates, or inquire about location details on birds listed below, please send an email to armanmorenobirds@gmail.com. If submitting a bird sighting, please

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  • An Eye for Nature: Greg Lasley to show Big Bend photos

    In the last four decades, photographer Greg Lasley has documented the sweeping vistas of Big Bend National Park and its diverse habitat. He’s taken photos when times were lush and wildlife was abundant; he’s also been witness to punishing droughts when swaths of dead pinyon pines marked the mountainsides. Fortunately

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