Preserve Watch Nature Tours

For over forty years ABNC has been a leader in habitat restoration. Join us for a behind the scenes adventure of our wildlife treasures. These tours will deepen your appreciation for the richness of life that exists right here in your own backyard.   Panoramic viewscapes, iconic apex predators and a spectacular assembly of nesting birds highlight the adventures.

Space is limited & reservations are required.

Age: 18 or older.  

Call 281 474 2551 to make your reservation.

 

Rookery Tours

In 2008, a nesting colony or “rookery” was established at Armand Bayou Nature Center.  

Join us for this rare viewing opportunity. We will start at the Nature Center with a short discussion of the rookery. After which, we will carpool a short distance to view the nesting colony.

 Tour Dates & Times:

February 25, March 11, March 18 & April 8, 2017; 9:00am - Noon

Price: $30/person

Instructor: Mark Kramer

 

 Sunset with the Birds

Join us for an evening with the birds of the ABNC rookery! Herons, egrets, ibis, spoonbills, and anhingas are some of the birds that have come to congregate to reproduce.   We will meet at the rookery. Bring your camera, binoculars and lawn chairs to relax with the birds.

Tour Dates & Times:  

March 11, 2017; 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Price:  $20/person

Instructor: Mark Kramer

 

 Gator Basking Days 

Alligators are on the move in the Bayou City.  Our afternoon will begin at the nature center auditorium where we’ll discuss the biology and return of these fascinating animals.

Next, our adventure takes us to explore the bayou where we’ll view these animals in their natural habitat onboard the Bayou Ranger. 

Tour Dates & Times:

February 25, 2017 and March 4, 2017; 2:30pm -5:00pm

Price: $40/person

Instructor: Mark Kramer

 

 Ospreys & Eagles    

Join us in viewing two of the most iconic birds in North America the "American Bald Eagle" and the "Osprey". What an an incredible opportunity in our own backyard!

We’ll begin with a brief lecture about these remarkable birds and then board the Pontoon Boat to view them in action.  

Tour Dates & Times:

February 18, 2017; 3:30pm - 6:00pm

April 1, 2017; 5:00pm - 7:30pm

Price: $40/person

 

Gator Night

Our evening will begin at the nature center with a brief discussion. Next, our adventure takes us to explore the bayou where we’ll view these animals in their natural habitat onboard the Bayou Ranger Pontoon Boat. 

Tour Dates & Times:

April 15, 2017; 6:30pm - 9:00pm
 
 
Price: $40/person
 
 
Instructor: Mark Kramer