Outdoors: Calendar, Feb. 20-xx

Friday-March 1

Texas Parks & Wildlife Department: Volunteers needed for 15th annual Texas Abandoned Crab Trap Removal Program. Eight drop-off locations along the coast. Call Art Morris, 361-825-3356, or click on crabtrap@tpwd.texas.gov.


Miller’s Pond: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department rainbow trout stocking.

Southside Lions Park: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department rainbow trout stocking.


Friends of Government Canyon SNA: Explore the Canyon, a hike guided by authorities on flora, fauna, geology and cultural history of the state natural area, 12861 Galm Road, 8:30 a.m.-noon. Meet at Visitors Center. Entrance fee. RSVP not required. Call 210-688-9055, Ext. 289, or click on friendsofgc.org.

Guadalupe River State Park: Bats of Texas, a presentation by the park ranger on their natural history, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Meet at the amphitheater behind the Discovery Center. Free. Entrance fee applies.

Alamo Area Moderators: Monthly match of the cowboy action shooting club, 8 a.m., Lone Star Weapons and Tactics Range, 5419 FM 1343, Devine. 210-493-9320 or alamoareamoderators.com.

Tejas Caballeros: Monthly match of the cowboy action shooting club,

8 a.m., on a private range near Driftwood. 512-894-0897 or tejascaballeros.org.


Texas Outdoors Woman Network of San Antonio: Monthly meeting with a special presentation, 6 p.m., Lion & Rose, 842 NW Loop 410. Nonmembers welcome. For more information, click on townsa.org.

New Braunfels Fly Fishers: Monthly meeting with guest speaker, 7 p.m., McKenna Event Center, 801 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels. Nonmembers welcome. Call Jay Rogers, 830-837-3022. or click on


Feb. 27

Texas State Rifle Association: Deadline to register for TSRA annual meeting March 6-7, Holiday Inn Austin-Midtown. Click on tsra.com.

Feb. 28

Guadalupe River State Park: Stories in the Stars with the San Antonio Astronomical Society, 7-9 p.m., amphitheater. Presentation followed by viewing through telescopes. Free. Entrance fee applies. For information, call 830-438-7653.

March 5

Alamo Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation: 18th annual banquet, Alzafar Shrine Temple.

6 p.m. Live and silent auctions. Free kids raffle. Gold table for eight, $1,450; Silver Table for eight, $1,000. Couples, $150. Single, $85. Age 17 and younger, $30. Call Mario Quesada, 210-789-4853 or click on alamochapternwtf.org.

March 6-7

Texas State Rifle Association: Annual membership meeting including luncheon with keynote speaker U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul and awards banquet, Holiday Inn Austin Midtown, 6000 Middle Fiskville Road, Austin. Click on tsra.com.

March 6

Guadalupe River State Park: Training for golden-cheeked warbler survey volunteers, 9-10:30 a.m. Surveys typically 7-11 a.m. and involve searching for birds, often off-trail. No experience necessary. Email Craig Hensley at craig.hensley@tpwd.texas.gov.

March 14

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center: Annual Fly Fish Texas, hands-on fly-tying demonstrations, casting instruction, seminars, vendors, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free with admission to the center. Click on tpwd.state.tx.us/tffc.

Have an item for the Outdoor Calendar? Email John Goodspeed at john@johngoodspeed.com.

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