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  • Cloud Forest magic for TAS travelers to Guatemala

    By: Nicole Netherton, Executive Director of Travis Audubon Travis Audubon members were thrilled to visit Community Cloud Forest Conservation’s reforestation project in Guatemala this January. As a carbon offset for our in-country travel, half an acre of hillside was planted with native oaks in honor of our organization. Including previous

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  • Rare Bird Alert: January 1-15

    This is the Austin Area Rare Bird Alert for the weeks of 1/01/2019 through 1/15/2020. 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 If submitting a bird sighting, please include species name, location details,

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  • Texas history: A hike in Blair Woods was a model historical expedition

    By: Michael Barnes, Austin American-Statesman FORT PRAIRIE — During our day hike, the birders looked up, while the history buffs looked down. That morning, part of our tiny expeditionary force that launched into Blair Woods, located at the former freedom colony of Fort Prairie, scanned the ground for historical artifacts.

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