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2019 Hummer Speakers 

31st Anniversary Celebration Dinner
New! "Vibrant Migrants" Martha McLeod, Thursday 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. 
Dinner: Texas BBQ, Smoked Chicken and all the trimmings plus cobbler. Click here for tickets.
Location: Saltwater Pavilion at Rockport Beach, 212 Seabreeze Dr., Rockport, TX. 

Martha McLeod, an award-winning teacher and youth birding program sponsor, has been in education for 25 years. She sponsors a top recycling program in the state of Texas. Her student birding team competes yearly in the Great Texas Birding Classic achieving top honors. She was recently named “Birder of the Year” by Swarovski Optiks/Bird Watcher's Digest. She was the recipient of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s top individual award for the Environmental Excellence Awards in 2017, Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science in 2011, H-E-B Excellence in Education Lifetime Achievement award winner, and was inducted into the National Teachers Hall of Fame in 2013. Born and raised in the Brush Country of South Texas, she graduated as valedictorian from Cotulla High School and graduated with honors with a bachelor’s degree in animal science from Texas A&M University.


Sky Kings Falconry, 5 p.m. Friday: "Raptors Revealed" in the Auditorium

Sky Kings Falconry features hawks, owls, falcons, vultures, parrots and other colorful and interesting animals. The program will focus on natural history, unique traits and the natural abilities of these incredible animals. Sky Kings Falconry is dedicated to the Education, and preservation of our planet's wildlife, and employing its natural abilities to correct environmental issues. Birds in flight so arrive early as the doors need to stay closed after the presentation begins.



Greg Miller, 5:00 p.m. Saturday- A birder portrayed in the movie and book "The Big Year."




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