2020 Schedule of Events

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Friday March 27

Bird Tours**
Tour No. 1 - Powderhorn Ranch
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Meet at The Point, 608 1st St., Palacios, TX
Tour No. 2 - Birding on the Bay (Boat)
8:00 am - 10:30 am
Meet at 317 East Bay Blvd., Palacios, TX
public boat ramp near the point
Tour No. 3 - Birding on the Bay (Boat)
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Meet at 317 East Bay Blvd., Palacios, TX
public boat ramp near the point
Tour No. 4 - Birding on the Bay (Boat)
2:00 - 4:30 pm
Meet at 317 East Bay Blvd., Palacios, TX
public boat ramp near the point
Tour No. 5 - The Nature Conservancy's Clive Runnels
Mad Island Marsh Preserve
6:30 am - 10:00 am
Meet at The Point, 608 1st St., Palacios, TX
Meet your Tour Guides
& Keynote Speaker
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Peaceful Pelican
317 E Bay Blvd, Palacios, TX
Roseate Spoonbill 2020 Art Contest
Youth Art Contest & Celebration Concert
and awards ceremony 5:30 - 7:00 pm
East Side Annex
901 Second Street, Palacios, TX

Saturday March 28

Bird Tours** 6:30am - 10:00 am
Tour No. 6 - Oyster Lake
Meet at The Point, 608 1st St., Palacios, TX
Tour No. 7 - Western Roads
Meet at The Point, 608 1st St., Palacios, TX
Kayak Tour** 6:30am - 10:00 am
Tour No. 8 - Oyster Lake
Lowe's Parking Lot, 702 Henderson, Palacios, TX
Palacios Parade of Birds & Raptor Show*
10:00 - 1:00 pm
Starts at 1st Street and South Bay Blvd -
Ends at Historic Luther Hotel Lawn
Friends of Brazoria Raptor Display at parade route end
Enter Bird Parade Here
Lunch
10:30 - 1:30 pm - Local Food Trucks
Main Street, Palacios, TX
Vendors*
1:30 -5:30 pm Gymnasium East Side Annex
Inaugural Photo Contest Winners
Speaker Sessions* 1:30 - 5:15 pm
East Side Annex, 6th Grade Wing
901 Second Steet, Palacios, TX
1:30 - 2:30 pm - Session 1
Glenn Olsen, Rice University TBA

Susan A. Heath, GCBO Avian Biologist
"Wading Birds of Matagorda Bay"

Dr. Liz Smith
International Crane Foundation Speaker
"The Conservation Legacy of North American Cranes"

Sunday March 29

Kayak Tour** 6:30 - 10:00 am
Tour No. 9 - Keller Bay
Lowe's Parking Lot, 702 Henderson, Palacios, TX
Bird Tours**
Tour No. 10 - 6:30 - 10:30 am
The Nature Conservancy's Clive Runnels
Mad Island Marsh Preserve

Meet at The Point, 608 1st St., Palacios, TX
Bird Tours**
Tour No. 11 - 6:30 - 10:30 am
TPW Mad Island Wildlife Management Area
Meet at The Point, 608 1st St., Palacios, TX
Tour No. 12 - 6:30 - 10:30 am
Powderhorn Ranch
Meet at The Point, 608 1st St., Palacios, TX
*Free Attendance and Programs 
** Online Registration Required.
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