Outdoors calendar, Feb. 27

Through Sunday

Texas Parks & Wildlife: 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 email crabtrap@tpwd.texas.gov.


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

South Texas Marksmanship Center: Bowling pin match for rimfire and centerfire, 8:30 a.m., 12135 Jarratt Road, Atascosa. $15 first match, $5 each additional. stmtc.org.


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. 830-438-7653


Alamo Arms Collectors Assoc.: Monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., San Pedro Church of Christ, 311 Jackson-Keller Road. Nonmembers welcome. Call George Stenzel, 210-523-5540.


Alamo Chapter of 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 alamochapternwtf.org.

San Antonio Audubon Society: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department urban biologist Jessica Alderson will speak on Birds in Texas — Unique Challenges in the City at the monthly meeting, 7 p.m., The First Tee, 915 E. Mulberry Ave. Nonmembers welcome. 210-308-6788 or saaudubon.org.

March 6-7

Texas State Rifle Assoc.: 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. 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 7

South Texas Pistolaros: Monthly match of the cowboy action shooting club, 9 a.m., Cowboy Action Shooting Range at A Place To Shoot, 13250 Pleasanton Road. Nonmembers welcome. Call 210-661-3550 or 210-628-1888 or visit stxpistolaros.com.

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.

March 21-22

Texas State Rifle Assoc. Foundation: Course for National Rifle Association level 1 smallbore/air rifle coach certification, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., TSRA office, 8411 N. Interstate 35, Austin. TSRA members, $75; non-members, $95. Register at 512-615-4200.

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