WildFest is the name of the annual San Antonio Annual Birding and Nature Festival. If this is the first year that you have considered taking part in the festival, there are many exciting activities that are fun for the entire family.
WildFest is held every May with the goal of educating the residents of the city of San Antonio about the abundance and diversity of wildlife and birds in the general South Texas area. Through workshops and interactive events, the festival focuses on the habitats of Mitchell Lake, the Medina River, Government Canyon State Park and the Missions (more…)
Most people find it difficult to slip in time for enjoyable activities when they’re juggling a hectic schedule. From soccer games to work schedules to worrying over Spring Texas, electricity bills, who has time to stop and smell the roses? When you live near San Antonio, you should make sure to pencil in time to check out the annual WildFest Birding and Nature Festival.
What is WildFest?
During WildFest, attendees are educated about the unique environments of San Antonio. This helps to spread knowledge and increase awareness. The festival is filled with lectures and workshops. There are also tons of field trips, too, including ventures to hike, bird watch and star gaze. Locales throughout San Antonio offer special events, including local museums and gardens. Participants are also encouraged to pay a visit to the San Antonio Missions National Historic Park.
What will I learn about?
You can pick and choose which activities you want to participate in, which means you can completely gear your experience to your interests! Topics covered include:
Why San Antonio?
San Antonio is home to two of America’s most well-known tourist stops: the Alamo and River Walk. Lesser known to both tourists and San Antonio residents alike is that the area has four diverse ecosystems, making it the perfect place for a nature festival.
How can I get involved?
There are a few different ways to get involved with WildFest. If you simply want to attend the programs and events, check out the festival’s online schedule. You can also host an event or a program if you’re a local organization, attraction or natural area. Volunteers are welcomed as well and you can volunteer either as an individual or as part of a group. Contributions to WildFest are also accepted.
San Antonio is connected to four different ecological regions, thus making the area a great place to find an assortment of wildlife. This is one of the reasons that San Antonio decided to begin San Antonioâ€™s annual Bird and Nature Festival.
Upon attending this event, people will discover wildlife in their natural habitats and learn about some of the historical features of San Antonio. The festival was originally developed as a tool to teach tourists about the area to which they were traveling or vacationing. Now that the festival has been operating (more…)
Wildfest is San Antonio’s Annual Bird and Nature Festival. It is held every year in may for the general public. There are a variety of events held at the festival every year. Some of the events include bird watching, nature viewing, field trips, and workshops. This festival is very child welcoming. They offer various activities to get children involved in nature and the understanding of animal life. This year coming up they have a 5 k run scheduled to raise money for the San Antonio parks foundation. There is a thirty dollar (more…)
The city of San Antonio, Texas has natural beauty and wildlife to share with tourists and locals citizens. San Antonio, Texas’s Annual Bird and Nature Festival mission is for people to see the birds, plants and other wildlife in their natural habitats. National Historical Park, Mitchell Lake, Botanical Gardens and Medina River are involved in the annual festival each year in Bexar County, Texas. Commonly known as WildFest San Antonio, this event teaches about the diverse ecosystems of the local area. Visitors of the event have a choice of attending a wide variety of lectures, workshops and fieldtrips. Topics (more…)
Nature lovers will enjoy the second annual Bird and Nature Festival of San Antonio, scheduled for May 1st through May 4th. This festival, also known as Wildfest, had a great turnout for its’ inaugural run in 2011, exceeding expectations for those in attendance. Designed to be a local showcase for the natural beauty and diverse wildlife habitats of San Antonio, Wildfest is planning even more events this year. Hiking, biking and walking adventures will be held in many unique areas of the city.
Four distinct ecosystems in and around San Antonio are planned (more…)
The San Antonio Annual Bird and Nature Festival, also known as WildFest, is a fantastic event held in Texas in order to celebrate the natural beauty of San Antonio’s ecosystems. The area is a convergence of four separate ecosystems offering a plethora of different wildlife. It is meant to be an extremely interactive and fun educational experience for all ages.
The festival is held every May and past events have included field trips to places like the Missions (more…)