Outdoors: Calendar, Jan. 30-Feb. 11

Through Sunday

San Antonio Boat & Travel Trailer Show: More than 300 watercraft including canoes and kayaks and 100 recreational vehicles and fishing gear vendors, Alamodome. Highlights include kids catfish tank, tackle workshops and boater education courses. Call 512-481-1777 or click on sanantonioboatshow.com.


Garner State Park: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department rainbow trout stocking. Also Feb. 13.


Texas Outdoor Writers Association: Deadline at midnight for third annual Junior Outdoor Journalist Adventure Story Writing Competition, open to all middle and high school students. Two divisions — grades 6-8 and 9-12. First place, laptop or tablet; second, $100; third, $25. See rules and registration at towa.org; click on “programs.”

Guadalupe River State Park: Archery in the Park, a hands-on program to learn skills for ages 10 and older, 10-11:30 a.m. or 1-2:30 p.m. Meet at the Rust House. Equipment provided. RSVP to craig.hensley@tpwd.texas.gov. Free. Entrance fee applies.

Texas Master Naturalist: Deadline to register for Alamo Area Chapter training in the volunteer program about natural resource and conservation management. Classes 5-9 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 19-April 25. Contact Pamela Ball, pball12@satx.rr.com, or click on txmn.org/alamo.

South Texas Off Road Mountain Bikers: Miles of DisComfort Marathon Mountain Bike Race, Flat Rock Ranch, Comfort. For more information, click on storm-web.org.


Lake Corpus Christi, Mathis: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department rainbow trout stocking.


Mitchell Lake Audubon Center: Owl Prowl, presentation followed by walk on trails to look and listen to native species under a full moon, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Entrance fees apply. Call 210-628-1639 or click on mitchelllake.audubon.org/events.

Alamo Arms Collectors

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


Blanco State Park: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department rainbow trout stocking.

San Antonio Audubon Society/Bexar Audubon Society: Elizabeth Smith of the Texas Program of the International Crane Foundation will speak on whooping cranes, 7 p.m., The First Tee, 915 E. Mulberry Ave. Nonmembers welcome. Call 210-308-6788 or visit saaudubon.org.

Feb. 7

Guadalupe River State Park: Slitherin’ Snakes Alive, a presentation on myths and facts about Texas snakes, including display of a live one, 7-8 p.m., at the amphitheater. Free with admission to park. Call 830-438-7653.

South Texas Pistoleros: 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.

Feb. 10-11

Texas Wildlife Association: Boots on the Ground, a fund-raiser to support advocacy and public policy efforts with dinner, keynote by Texas legislators, legislative breakfast and visit to the Capitol to discuss TWA’s legislative agenda with legislators. Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, 701 E. 11th St., Austin. Call 210-826-2904.

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

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