Friday, March 24, 2017

Bird Identification and Bird Habitat Class and Field Trip

Gene Blacklock will teach a class for Wings Rescue Center on "Bird Identification and Bird Habitat." As a member of Wings Rescue Center you may attend this class for $5.00. If you are not a member, join at the $20 level or higher and indicate that you want to take the class. It will be included at no additional charge. The form is online at

To attend either mail a check to Wings, P.O. Box 1912, Rockport TX 78381 or pay through Pay Pal ( Mr. Blacklock's classes normally cost $45 and up but he is doing this class as a special perk for Wings members. Space is limited so register quickly. The class will be held at the Aquarium at Rockport Harbor. 

Saturday, April 22 Class
  9:00 AM - 12:00
  1:30  PM -   4:30 

Sunday, April 23, FIELD TRIP
 6:45 AM till NOON
 Meet at Rockport Cinema and carpool. Sites TBA. 

Mr. Blacklock worked as a biologist with colonial waterbirds along the Texas Central Coast with Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, became senior partner of a private environmental consulting firm, and was Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program project manager from 2000-2010. Currently, Blacklock teaches an array of birding courses for beginner and advanced birdwatchers through the University’s Office of Community Outreach. He has also taught at Texas A&M-Kingsville, Welder Wildlife Foundation, South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center, the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History and the Aransas County Bird and Nature Club.

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