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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
Educational events are offered throughout the year at Frontera Audubon, and more info will be provided soon. Click here to get the info on our upcoming events.
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 […]
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 […]
#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 […]
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 […]
Diane Roman-Goldsberry trained for over five years in Switzerland and delights in sharing these painting experiences with others through story form and color exercises. She has been teaching painting to children and adults since 2004. Diane holds painting classes throughout the year at Frontera Audubon for children & adults. Click here for more info on programs coming up!
By Jim Chapman Most people associate Frontera Audubon with “The Thicket,” the 15 acre jewel of protected habitat, walking trails, and historical Skaggs House in Weslaco. But for over 30 years, even before the Thicket was born, Frontera members have actively worked to acquire and protect other remnants of habitat in the RGV, and to […]
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 […]
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 […]