Upcoming Events

Monthly Bird Walks

First Saturday of Every Month


Beginning-Intermediate Walk & Talk Bird Walks - CANCELLED Saturday, Dec. 2nd
Join us as we go on a walking bird tour and learn about the birds who live at the Wetland! Meet the tour leaders at the Wetland Center at 7:00a.m. With migration here, it is the perfect time to learn the basics of birding. In this beginner to immediate class, you will learn how to use binoculars, field guides, keep a life-list and what to look for when identifying birds. Enjoy a relaxing morning learning more about the fastest growing spectator sport in America. Free with $5 Admission; Members are Free. Binoculars and Field guides are available for use. For questions contact the Wetland Center.

Advanced Walk & Talk Bird Walks
Join our Master Birder Stewards as they identify and detail the birds of the Wetland. This is an advanced class and the pace will be fast.Those participating are expected to have knowledge regarding bird identification. This walk includes special limited access by carpooling with the Leaders into the Wetland. Meet the tour leaders at the Wetland Center at 7:00 a.m. The Advanced Bird Walk hours are 7:00-10:00am.


  • Beginner-Intermediate:
  • Date: First Saturday of the Month
  • CANCELLED Saturday, Dec. 2nd
  • Time: 7am-9am
  • Cost: Free with $5 admission, Members Free
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  • Advanced:
  • Date: First Saturday of the Month
  • Time: 7am-10am
  • Cost: $10/Person, $5/Members
  • Preregistration Required

Third Saturday of Every Month

Bunker's Pond Trail Walk

Join us on the newly opened Bunker's Pond Trail and learn about the natural and cultural history of the area as we walk this 1.8 mile loop trail. The trail begins with a walk through a forested area to a true bottom land hardwood forest, then follows the East Fork on the Trinity River and ends on the Wetland levee roads. This trail is great for families and those who are interseted in learning about native trees, flowers, animals and anything else we find along the way! For questions contact the Wetland Center.

  • Date: Third Saturday of the Month
  • Time: 10am
  • Cost: Free with $5 admission, Members Free

Christmas Bird Count

The Early Riser Gets The Bird - Saturday, December 30th

Join us from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 30 for the Christmas Bird Count at the Wetland Center. Some birding experience is recommended. We share a "count circle" with Trinity River Audubon Center in southeastern Dallas, Last year, our count circle identified 131 spcies and almost 222,000 individual birds. The vast majority were at the Wetland Center! After the day of birding, we'll meet back at the Center to tabulate sightings, enjoy dinner and swap bird tales.

  • Date: Saturday, December 30th

  • Time: 6am - 6pm
  • Cost: Free
  • Where: JBS Wetland Center