Friday, September 22, 2023

Updates from Bob Jones Nature Center

Great Backyard Bird Count Activities at the Bob Jones Nature Center

Join the Bob Jones Nature Center for Great Backyard Bird Count activities February 15-17, 2013. The Great Backyard Bird Count is an annual event in association with the National Audubon Society and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Bird lovers of all ages and skill levels participate in counting birds to assist scientists in developing a “big picture” about what is happening to bird populations locally, regionally, nationally, and globally.

Schedule of Activities:

Friday, February 15, 2013
Guided Bird Hike – Dr. Ray Chancellor, Southlake Ornithological Society
Quail Creek Trail 8:00 am

Saturday, February 16, 2013
Guided Bird Hike – Dr. Ray Chancellor, Southlake Ornithological Society
Bob Jones Park Trail 8:00 am

Sunday, February 17, 2013
“Bird Friendly Communities” Presentation & Guided Bird Hike – Dr. Tania Homayoun, Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center
Bob Jones Nature Center 2:00 pm
$5.00/BJNC Members $10.00/Nonmembers
Reservations are required! Limited to the first 60 registrants.
Bring your binoculars and wear appropriate trail hiking attire.
Register online at

For more information contact or visit the Bob Jones Nature Center website at

Photo Contest Deadline March 16, 2013

The Bob Jones Nature Center photo contest recognizes the best photographs taken at the nature center and preserve. The contest is open to photographers of all skill levels. There are 5 divisions; 2 for children by age and 3 for adults by level of experience and skill. Photos can be of landscapes, wildlife, natural objects, and more. Each entry helps support the nature center. Submitted photos are displayed in the Southlake Library and the Nature Center. Prizes are awarded.

For more information, go the Bob Jones Nature Center website,