7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Shed the late summer doldrums with a search for migrant shorebirds and summer residents at the Hornsby Bend ponds. Directions: Take Hwy 71 east past the airport. Continue east for 1-2 miles and watch for the dedicated left turn lane at FM 973 north. Do not get on the toll road. Turn left onto FM 973 north and continue for about one mile where there will be a dedicated left turn lane into the Hornsby Bend property. After passing through the entry gate, turn right into parking lot at Ecological Research Center. No registration required.