Tag Archives: Wildlife

Native Landscapes for Wildlife Webinar

Learn About Native Landscapes with John Davis Texas A&M AgriLife Extension-Travis County continues their 2024 Texas Tough Plants educational series with Native Landscapes for Wildlife, March 20th, 10 am to noon. This is a free program. John Davis, Conservation Program Coordinator for Austin Parks and Recreation, will cover the aspects of wildlife habitat and how to create them in your own garden. A special focus will be placed on the value of native plants to provide food and shelter. The program will be presented utilizing a webinar format…. Read More →

Where are the Birds?

Are Migratory Bird Populations Down? Dr. Maureen Frank, an Assistant Professor & Extension Wildlife Specialist, recently issued a wildlife update based on the several questions she’s received this fall about bird populations. Maureen reports that she’s hearing from backyard birders who have noticed their feeders are awfully quiet, and they are wondering if something is wrong. It’s Normal for Fall to be Quiet Fall is a pretty quiet time for birds, especially before the cold fronts arrive. The species that breed in the Austin area in the summer… Read More →