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Birding in the Rio Grande Valley

This article was featured in Southern Living online magazine about birding in the Rio Grande Valley. Birds of the Rio Grande Valley are so amazing that people flock here to see them! Click to Enlarge Birding in Rio Grande Vall...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
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How this Little Fellow Generates Thousands of Dollars for the RGV

Some people don’t know the impact a rare bird sighting can have on a community. Seldom does the news reach the local media like they did a couple of years ago when an Amazon Kingfisher was spotted during the RGV Birding F...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
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Ocelot Conservation Day

It is such a shame that the ocelot’s designation as the UTB mascot was so short lived because this wild cat is not only attractive, but because it helped raise awareness towards its conservation. But do not despair, thank...
by La Vida Valle
 

 

 
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The Green Heron. Find it in The Rio Grande Valley

Neil Glenn shared this information via South Texas Nature facebook page. January’s Bird-of-the month is Green Heron (Butorides virescens). It has just been named the ABA’s Bird-of-the-Year, so we echo that accolade ...
by La Vida Valle
 

 
 
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Lessons from the Past

The growing presence of new technology in the form of wind turbines around Willacy County, did not keep Grace Heritage Ranch from flourishing by imitating and thriving with traditions from the past. Bryan and Mary Schalk moved ...
by Nydia O