Interpretive programs

Ranger Programs (April 1 - May 15, 2015)

Su M Tu W Th F Sa
Birding Walk - ends 4/19 9:30 a.m. X X X
Plant Walk 11:00 a.m. X
Deck Talk 1:00 p.m. X X X
Junior Ranger Program (Daily, any time during visitor center hours) X X X X X X X

Program Descriptions
Birding Walk Offered until April 19th. Go on a leisurely stroll with a guide to look for and observe birds in their natural habitat. Binoculars and field guides are available for loan. Meet at Malaquite Visitor Center for this 45-60 minute program.
Plant Walk Enjoy a stroll through rare coastal prairie habitat and learn about beautiful native flowers and plants.
Deck Talk Join a ranger for an informal 30-45 minute talk on various aspects of the island's natural and cultural history, or to learn about fascinating items that have been found on Padre Island's coastline.
Junior Ranger Program This is a self-paced program for individuals usually ranging from ages 5-12, but anyone is welcome to participate. Upon completion of the booklet, each participant is awarded an official Junior Ranger badge and is sworn in as a National Park Service Junior Ranger. Program booklets and pencils are available at the visitor center.


Please note that all programs are subject to change. For more information, please call the Malaquite Visitor Center at (361) 949-8069.

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