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Join the BIG SIT at the Connie Hagar Cottage Sanctuary

On Saturday, May 6, 7 AM – 7 PM, a team of birders will compete in the mid-coast regional tournament to see or hear as many bird species as possible from a defined location.  This event is part of the Great Texas Birding Classic (Audubon Society) and the Connie Hagar Cottage Sanctuary is the 51st site on the Central Texas Coast trail. The contest begins at sunrise and continues all day.  A  17-foot diameter circle will be defined from which birds are identified. Team members can rotate in shifts or stay all day.  Canopies will be set up to provide

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“Tule Marsh East – Demo Garden and Wetlands Re-Dedication”

Dear Friend of Aransas Pathways, On behalf of the Aransas Pathways Steering Committee, I would like to extend this invitation  to the: “Tule Marsh East – Demo Garden and Wetlands Re-Dedication” Wednesday September 14, 10a.m. As Part of the HummerBird Celebration, Aransas Pathways is pleased to announce completion of renovations of the Tule March East (Rockport Demo Garden and Wetlands Pond) The ceremony will take place behind the Demo Garden at the classroom-style pavilion, on the east side of Hwy 35 North (Across from K-Bob in Rockport). The Pathways team completed improvements to the property including replacing an entire section of the

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Stewards of Nature

“Stewards of Nature“ Opening 10-September-2016 through 12-November 2016 The Friends of the History Center are delighted to present an exhibit about “Stewards of Nature.” Your friends and neighbors will be showcased in posters and programs that relate their efforts that have restored and preserved our precious coastal environment. The exhibit will open Saturday, September 10 with remarks at 6:00 PM at the History Center, 801 E. Cedar St. The exhibit is free and open to the public on Fridays and Saturdays 10 AM – 2 PM with programs on designated Sundays at 2:00 PM. Photos courtesy Diane Nunley and Jeff

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History Center

The History Center for Aransas County showcases local heritage.  Outdoor and indoor exhibits tell the stories of the real people of Aransas County. The Center provides space for displays, workshops, meetings and gatherings. The Bruhl-Paul-Johnson house is a Queen Anne-Victorian cottage that was a popular style in the late 1800s. The house has had many owners including A.L. Bruhl, early 1900s pharmacist and Rockport mayor; Simon Paul, surveyor; and Chester Johnson who salvaged and moved the house from Wood and Laurel Streets in 1978 to make way for a bank parking lot. Even by the early 1900s, tourism began to

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Come to the Grand Opening of the Henderson Nature Preserve

Wednesday September 16, 2015, 10 a.m. The newest Pathways Project – Free and open to the public. About the project: The front parking lot features paver stones with grass growing in between, thus creating an impervious surface. There is a walking trail complete with interpretive signage. The area also features two water retention ponds, which take on the water that comes from Marion Drive. The walking trail connects to Palmetto Street and there is an available entrance with an ADA compliant parking lot available from that side – near the gymnastic school, as well as entry from Henderson St. Special

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Aransas Pathways Volunteers Honored

Volunteers with Aransas Pathways were recognized for their hard work on Saturday May 9 with a luncheon, certificate and tote bag. Speakers – Tom Callan, Charlie Smith, CJ Wax and De McLallen – all praised and thanked the volunteers from the Birding groups, History groups, Trails groups and Kayakers who have helped build and promote the projects and sites of Aransas Pathways. The concept of inter-connected exceptional sites for birding and history has been desired and worked on for many years by several different volunteer groups. They came together in 2011-2012 and formed the Aransas Pathways Project. It has always

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Printed Map of Sites

A printed 'take it with you' map of the Aransas Pathways project sites is available for your use now. The Birding and Kayak sites are over-laid on a map of the full Live Oak and Blackjack peninsulas with a legend. The inside of this folded map are aerial shots of the area with the Bike trails marked with their Ease of Use level. Expanded views of Downtown Rockport and Downtown Fulton with a legend of Historical sites is also included. Plan your custom tours with this valuable map.

Click here to download your personal copy.

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