Museum News

Rio Brazos Audubon Society Meeting: Identification of Sparrows

*UPDATED* Date changed due to inclement weather .

Wednesday, February 16
6:30 pm
Free and open to the public
Brazos Valley Natural History Museum 

Identification of Sparrows


Mike Manson
, Texas A&M University, Biology Department, will give a presentation on local sparrows and how to identify them. We will also review our 12X12 Sparrow Field Trip (12 species of sparrows by 12 noon) at Washington-on-the-Brazos. Everyone welcome.

No Student Left Indoors Teacher Workshop

9am - 4pm

In conjunction with the Educator's Showcase, the Museum is offering a No Student Left Indoors Teacher Workshop on February 5 from 9 am to 4 pm to train educators to utilize No Student Left Indoors, a curriculum produced by Jane Kirkland.

Grand Opening Events for The Bison: American Icon

On Saturday, January 29th, the Museum invites the general public to its grand opening events for The Bison: American Icon.

Exhibit Opening: Educator’s Showcase

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History celebrates science education by hosting its third annual Educator’s Showcase from January 24 until February 5, 2011. This short-term exhibit is available at no cost to all educators in and around the Brazos Valley and will provide information from organizations that offer free and low cost materials and resources for educators, with an emphasis on environmental, science, and history education

This year’s showcase is again sponsored by the Barbara Bush Literacy Corps.