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Wine in the Wetlands

Our signature annual fundraising event.

Support environmental education and conservation by purchasing a ticket or sponsorship to Wine in the Wetlands. 

Wine in the Wetlands is the signature, annual fundraising event for Mitchell Lake Audubon Center. In 2019, the cocktail event will take place at the Legacy Room on the Palo Alto College campus, on the evening of Friday, September 6.

The center opens new eyes to nature and often provides the first opportunity many children have to experience the joys of the outdoors and to learn about the importance of caring for and protecting our natural heritage. We are excited to share an evening with you that benefits Mitchell Lake’s education programs, onsite restoration efforts, and community conservation.


Sponsorship Levels

  • $7,500.00 Painted Bunting Sponsor – tax deductible up to $7,000
  • $5,000.00 American White Pelican Sponsor – tax deductible up to $4,500
  • $2,500.00 Black-necked Stilt Sponsor – tax deductible up to $2,300
  • $1,000.00 Great Egret Sponsor – tax deductible up to $850
  • $500.00 Black-chinned Hummingbird Sponsor – tax deductible up to $425
  • $350.00 Inca Dove Sponsor – tax deductible up to $300
  • $100.00 Single Ticket – tax deductible up to $75

Your sponsorship is what enables us to do the work we do.

Contact Sara Beesley at or Laurel Smyth at 210-628-1639 with questions.

Thank you to the sponsors of the 2019 Wine in the Wetlands:

Black-necked Stilt Great Egret Inca Dove In-Kind Sponsors


Bexar Audubon Society David & Sara Adams

Republic National Distribution Company

Holt Cat San Antonio River Authority Susan Altgelt & Mary McClung Helen Groos
Robert & Anya Michaelson SouthStar Communities Dwight & Connie Henderson Anonymous
Tom & Patsy Inglet Kimberly Gutierrez & Brevan Reyher Ed & Sherry Layman SeaWorld San Antonio
San Antonio Water System Lily Engles Jenni Sorenson & Ed Sako Robert Michaelson
Anne & Chuck Parrish Black-chinned Hummingbird   Tom & Patsy Inglet
  Helen Hicks Groos   Sara Beesley
  Carol Tyrrell Kyle Foundation   Seersucker Gin
  Texas A&M University-San Antonio   ​San Antonio Zoo
  San Antonio Audubon Society    
  Duke Energy    
  Candace Andrews and Uwe Pontius    

Photos from Past Wine in the Wetlands

Photo: Laurel Smyth
Photo: Laurel Smyth
2017 Chairs
Photo: Laurel Smyth

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