Frontera’s Photography Policy

Frontera’s Photography Policy

Guidelines Visitors to Frontera Audubon are welcome to take photos and shoot videos for personal use. These photographs and videos are not to be used for commercial purposes. Professional photographers and their clients are welcome to capture life’s special moments utilizing the beautiful backdrop of nature. Frontera Audubon offers many scenic views including the exterior […]

The Thicket’s Early Days

The Thicket’s Early Days

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. […]

Rare Birds at Frontera Audubon

Rare Birds at Frontera Audubon

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 […]

Dine on the Lawn: Boots & Pearls

Dine on the Lawn: Boots & Pearls

    Our yearly fundraiser Dine on the Lawn took place on Thursday, May 4th at 7 pm. People gathered in support of Frontera Audubon and our mission to preserve and promote the natural and historical environment for the education and enjoyment of the community. The theme this year was Boots & Pearls, so everyone […]

What is Giving Tuesday?

Frontera Audubon has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. The 15-acre nature park in downtown Weslaco has combined their Annual Appeal Fund Drive with Giving Tuesday so that donations made may be doubled, thanks to a […]

This giving season consider doubling your impact

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Frontera Audubon will be […]

Double your gift during the Annual Appeal

“You have wonderful habitat here. We are lucky to have this place—we need places like this…the wildlife needs this.” —An avid birder and  longtime Frontera donor   Dear Friend of Frontera Audubon, You know what it means to appreciate and preserve nature and wildlife. You know because you are already taking action. YOU HELP Your […]

CSA Produce Pick-up now available at Frontera

CSA Produce Pick-up now available at Frontera

    Frontera Audubon will be a pick-up location for the Yahweh All Natural Farm & Garden’s Food to U Basket Program CSA. Read on to see how you can sign up to pick up fresh produce weekly for your family. Everything is handled through Yahweh, therefore questions may be directed to Diana at 956-412-4916. Sign ups are […]

Holiday Painting Classes with Diane Roman

Holiday Painting Classes with Diane Roman

In preparation for Thanksgiving, come paint the turkey tail and sunrise with painting teacher Diane Roman and get ready for a colorful thanksgiving. Roman will lead two upcoming holiday-themed painting classes for children, “A Turkey Tale” and “The Poinsettia” from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12th and Saturday, Dec. 10th respectively. Classes will […]

Mary Lou Campbell devoted her life to environmental causes

Mary Lou Campbell was a local environmentalist and treasured member of Frontera Audubon who will be missed tremendously by so many. Please see the following words of Jim Chapman, Frontera Audubon’s President Emeritus. Obituary follows. “Mary Lou was a friend to me and a great friend, a champion, for the environment. Especially back in the 80’s […]

RGV Summer Nature Challenge 2016

RGV Summer Nature Challenge 2016

Spend all summer enjoying the outdoors with the RGV Family Summer Adventure Challenge, May 28 – August 27, 2016. The Challenge is a chance to spend quality time together while visiting different nature centers and parks in the Rio Grande Valley and, upon completion of the challenges, an opportunity to win cool prizes! Find 12 […]