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National Wildlife Refuge


Board Meetings are normally at 5:30pm the 3rd Wednesday of every Month, at the Refuge Headquarters. If you would like to attend, please send an email to friends(at) for current information.

See our Event Blog for post-event information!

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Upcoming events

    • Sunday, March 08, 2015
    • 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge
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    Registration starts in mid-February.
    Please join us for a bird walk at the Balcones Canyonlands NWR. The trip will run from 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM. We will be looking  and listening for winter birds and early migrants, as well as year-round residents. The trip is moderately strenuous and will include walking for approximately four hours on rocky, hill country terrain. The trip is limited to 15 participants and reservations are required. After you register, you will receive more details on the trip. For further questions, contact Deb Wallace at
    • Friday, April 24, 2015
    • Monday, April 27, 2015
    • Balcones Canyonlands NWR


    Our Mission

    The Balcones Songbird Festival encourages the preservation of the Refuge's critical habitat through the festivals educational tours, exhibits and children's activities which provide an opportunity to experience the animals, plants and habitats of the Texas Hill Country.
    We envision;
    .....a world in which people, plants and animals live in harmony
    .....a world in which the practice of green living comes naturally
    .....a world in which ecosystems around the world are protected for future generations


    Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge 
    Located about 30 miles NW of Austin, TX. 
    call: (512) 965-2473 

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