Recently, the City of Port Aransas hired Colleen Simpson to be the Port Aransas Nature Preserve Manager and she is busy planning activities for the nature lover in all of us.  Check out the events below!

Nature Walks

When: 1 Hour walk at 11:00a.m. - 1st and 3rd Friday of the month (Beginning in June)

Location: The Pavilion at the foot of Port Street.

A naturalist will lead a leisurely walk on the trails through the Port Aransas Nature Preserve at Charlie’s Pasture. During the hikes, wildflowers, birds, other animals and current projects at the preserve will be highlighted. Participants should bring water, wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather. 

Birders Get Together  

When: Every 3rd Tuesday in June, July, and August

Location: Paradise Pond

Bring your camera and field glasses. This is a social gathering of like-minded enthusiasts. Discuss bird news and events in the Coastal Bend.



When: 9 a.m. every Wednesday.

Location: Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center.

Enjoy the wonderful birds of Port Aransas with birders from all over.  

Spring Forest Qigong

When: Beginning on Saturday, May 21, at 9 a.m., the class will be held every Saturday through June 25.

Location: Suzanne McCann will lead the class at the Pavilion at Charlie’s Pasture.

The moving meditation will be led by Suzanne McCann and costs $5 per person.



Remember mosquito repellent and sunscreen! For more information on any of these great activities contact Colleen Simpson at 361-749- 4158 or  

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