One day recently I was poking around and exploring the perimeter of the Thicket behind the neighborhood pool. I felt like a kid exploring the brushland behind my Grandma’s house, a dense, impenetrable forest. This quiet, seemingly-forgotten area is held back by a wrought iron fence, flanked by neighboring houses and the Thicket trail beyond. […]
Frontera Audubon is 15-acre nature preserve in the heart of the City of Weslaco in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas providing a haven for birds, butterflies and other wildlife that thrive among the native habitats of its Tamaulipan Thornscrub forest, orchard butterfly garden, wetlands, and ponds.
Ways to Give
Your commitment to Frontera Audubon serves individuals of all ages so they may experience nature, learn its valuable lessons, and ultimately be protectors of it. We depend on you, and so do the birds, butterflies and other wildlife that live among the native habitats of Frontera Audubon.
Educational events are offered throughout the year at Frontera Audubon, and more info will be provided soon. Our annual fundraiser, Autumn Nights is just around the corner. Click here to get the info and to purchase tickets. Join us on the lawn and support nature and conservation!
Frontera Audubon is a unique, 15-acre urban nature preserve in South Texas that leads in the preservation of historical and naturally diverse environments. The mission of Frontera Audubon is to preserve and promote the natural and historical environment for the education and enjoyment of the community, serving the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas.
This male Blue Bunting has been seen at Frontera Audubon since late January. It has been reported nearly everyday since. This is a life bird for many of our visitors who have traveled far and wide to see it. Another rarity in the park is the female Crimson-collared Grosbeak (also seen nearly everyday) since late […]