2009 Birding Workshop. Photo courtesy of Neal Johnson

Upcoming Events


Due to the current COVID-19 situation, and for the safety of all visiting the Foundation and Welder Staff, all scheduled groups have been postponed and or canceled until further notice. This includes Public Tour. As we progress through the situation, we will keep you updated on any changes we may make. If you have any questions please feel free to call our main office at (361) 364-2643, or check our Facebook page for more updates. Thank you for your understanding at this time. We hope you all will remain safe and healthy during this time, and we hope to see you all at the Refuge in the future.

-Welder Staff

Birds in the Classroom Teacher Workshop

Educators teaching 7-12th grade, we are partnering with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service to bring you Birds in the Classroom! Join us for an online workshop on July 27-31, 2020. For more information and to apply, please visit the AgriLife and Extension Wildlife & Fisheries website here! We look forward to seeing you!



Wildflower Workshop

March 27, 2020

Join us for an in depth look at our native South Texas wildflowers! Identify, collect, preserve, and learn about South Texas range management and ecology.

It is $30.00 to register, this includes lunch and workshop materials.

The workshop will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m.

Space is limited to 30 participants so register today!

To register please click here, or call our main office at (361) 364-2643. We look forward to seeing you!