We will be closed Friday, April 28th for Battle of Flowers, following much of San Antonio in celebration of Fiesta 2017!

Welcome to Mitchell Lake

Bird conservation is at the core of what we do.

Photo: Justin Moore

Reclaimed natural habitat, conservation, and outdoor education on the south side of San Antonio

Our wetland habitat is one of the last critical stopover grounds before the Texas Coast, where 98.5% of long-distance migratory bird species in the US pass through, many which are about to fly for hours or days over open ocean. Not only are we one of the best spots for birding in San Antonio, we also open our doors to more than 3,000 students annually for outdoor science and conservation education, which most students do not get in traditional schooling. So, come explore our habitat, walk our native gardens, take a class or a tour, volunteer, or give your support to our education and conservation programs. Whatever your age or interests we have a way to help connect you the wild and beautiful natural place we live, 20 minutes south of downtown. 

Happening Now

Birding Tours
Programs

Birding Tours

Join our regular, early-morning birding tours!

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Words 4 Birds!
Events

Words 4 Birds!

Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 12:00pm

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Our Programs

Birding
Birding

Birding

Join the country's fastest growing leisure sport.

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Conservation
Conservation

Conservation

Bird conservation is at the core of what we do.

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Academic Programs
Academics

Academic Programs

Choose from three on-site academic education programs and outreach programs that come to you.

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How you can help, right now