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Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge
3325 Green Jay Rd.
Alamo, Texas 78516

Phone: (956)784-7500
Fax: (956)787-8338

Email the Refuge: Christine_Donald@fws.gov

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Beat the boring blues and have your kids come out to Santa Ana NWR for the summer Junior Ranger Day.
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Gerald Sneed is more than just an artist, a visitor, or vendor. His years of dedication and love for our local wildlife are a paradigm for us all. He is a man in tune with the nature and beauty of our place depicting the very soul of the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge in the depths of his canvas. This man is its friend.
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The Hawk Watch at SANWR is an annual survey of all hawks that are migrating through the Rio Grande Valley. SANWR has been conducting the hawk watch since 1990 and is dedicated to the conservation and preservation of hawks.
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Every year, on the 3rd Saturday in February, SANWR hosts Winter Texan Appreciation Day. Over 800 folks attended this year's event, making it one of our most successful ever! ever
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The cooler climate of the winter months makes exploring Santa Ana NWR very enjoyable. Take the Tram Tour or just head out on the walking trails. You are sure to have a great time!
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Although any day is a great day to visit Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, our winter here is one of marvel and awe, sure to bring you back year after year just like the birds that come to visit us!
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2016, marks the 25th year that the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge has hosted the Annual Rio Reforestation event. There is no better way to get our young people involved than by giving them a purpose and a chance to make a difference in the future of our Valley.
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When you think of summer many things pop into your head. Picnics, barbeque, pools, beach, hot weather, gnats, skin rashes and for many butterflies. Look out bird watchers ... butterfly watchers are on the rise.
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If you have been to the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge lately you've probably seen many fluttering insects of wonder. I'm not talking about butterflies, but rather dragonflies and damselflies.
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Santa Ana NWR is a beautiful place that can transport you back in time with its long flowing Spanish Moss and it Ball Moss high up in trees. Spending quiet time here alows your mind to release all of its stressful problems and replace them with the serenity of nature's beauty.
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The City of Alamo is known as "the gateway to Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge." As an Urban Refuge our initiative urges us to go out in to the community and engage the public in our mission.
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The Plain Chachalaca (chah-chuh-lah-kuh) is a large chickenlike bird in the family Cracidae whose origins are in Mexico and Central America. Here in the United States they can only be found in Southern Texas.
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Hummingbirds are New World birds that constitute the family Trochilidae including over 300 species. Among the smallest of birds, most species measure in the 7.5 to 13 cm range.
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Santa Ana is a great place to bring your little ones to explore and learn about the many facets of the flora and fauna of the Rio Grande Valley.
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