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Refuge Beat
Published quarterly by the Texas Mid-Coast National Wildlife Refuge Complex
Fall 2010
Winter 2011
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Summer 2011
Fall 2011
Migration Celebration Photo Contest
Migration Celebration is our annual spring nature festival at San Bernard NWR.
Migration Celebration Photo Contest Winners - 2007
Migration Celebration Photo Contest Winners - 2008
Migration Celebration Photo Contest Winners - 2009
Migration Celebration Photo Contest Winners - 2010
Migration Celebration Photo Contest Winners - 2011
Migration Celebration Photo Contest Winners - 2011 - Youth
Migration Celebration Photo Contest Winners - 2012
Migration Celebration Photo Contest Winners - 2013
Migration Celebration Photo Contest Winners - 2014
Migration Celebration Photo Contest Winners - 2015
Migration Celebration Photo Contest Winners - 2016
Volunteer Activities
Volunteer members of Friends of Brazoria Wildlife Refuges at work in the refuges
2004 - Hudson Woods Unit - Boardwalk Construction
2006 - DEEP: Discovery Environmental Education Program
2006 - San Bernard Oak Trail - Boardwalk Construction
2007 - Betty Brown Unit - Trail and Sign Construction
2008 - Mid-Coast Headquarters - Tree Planting
2008 - Migration Celebration
2009 - Dow Woods Unit - Dedication
2009 - Migration Celebration
2010 - Birds of Prey Program - Angleton
2010 - Migration Celebration
2010 - Dow Woods Unit - Tveten Trail Construction
2010 - GCJV Mottled Duck Conservation Project
2011 - Birds of Prey Program - Van Vleck
2011 - Migration Celebration
2011 - Dow Woods Unit - South Trail Work Day
2011 - Dow Woods Unit - Grand Opening Celebration
2011 - Family Day at Hanson Riverside County Park
2011 - Brazoria Christmas Bird Count
2012 - Migration Celebration
2012 - Otter Slough Boardwalk
2012 - Freeport Fishin' Fiesta
2012 - GCJV Mottled Duck Conservation Plan Phase IV
2014 - Prairie Restoration
2014 - Migration Celebration
2014 - Brazoria Heritage Festival
2014 - Houston Urban Initiative: East End Pocket Garden (Harrisburg at Lockwood)
2015 - Brazoria Heritage Festival
2015 - Migration Celebration
2015 - Lake Jackson Festival of Lights
2016 - 50th Anniversary Celebration of Brazoria National Wildlife Refuges
Events
Conferences, Facilities Tours, Awards.
2008 - Ever Green: Protecting the Columbia Bottomlands
2009 - Volunteer Recognition Dinner
2009 - Texas Junior Duck Stamp Program Winning Entries
2009 - USFWS Friends Academy
2010 - Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
2010 - USFWS Region II Friends Conference
2010 - BNWR Mottled Duck Ponds Tour
2011 - Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
2011 - Brazoria NWR Field Office Open House
2011 - BCFAS Art League A Focus on Nature: The Art of Photography
2011 - USFWS Conserving the Future Conference
2011 - Happy 70th Birthday Bryan!
2012 - BCFAS Art League A Focus on Nature II: The Art of Photography
2014 - BCFAS Art League A Focus on Nature III: The Art of Photography
Documents
Archival documents published by the Texas Mid-coast National Wildlife Refuge Complex
Post-Hurricane Ike Observations for Texas Mid-coast NWRC
      By Jennifer Wilson, Refuge Wildlife Biologist, 2008
Goals, Objectives and Strategies
      By Texas Mid-coast National Wildlife Refuge Complex staff, 2010
Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment (2012)
      By Texas Mid-coast National Wildlife Refuge Complex staff, 2012
Aquatic Macroinvertebrates, Brazoria NWR (Big Slough and Crosstrails Pond)
      By Pete Romfh and Peggy Romfh, 2015-16
Sedges and Rushes of the Texas Mid-coast National Wildlife Refuge Complex and its Counties
      By Thomas Adams, Peggy Romfh, and Pete Romfh, 2016


Buzz
Reprints of News Articles published in periodicals.
Nash Prairie: Protecting Prairie passion for paster.
     By Teena Maenza.  West Columbia: Brazoria County News, 27 Nov. 2008.
Encouraging Kids to Look Closely.
     By Mary Tillotson.  Arlington: USFWS, Refuge Update, Jan./Feb. 2010.
Former Student Spotlight: Lifetime Achievement: Oliver Osborn, Class of 1928.
     College Station: Texas A&M University, Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, Fall 2010.
Nash Prairie: What Texas Really Looked Like
     By Matthew Tresaugue.  Houston: The Houston Chronicle, 26 July 2011.
Migration Celebration
     By Janice R. Edwards.  Angleton: Image, 18-2 (2012)
Texas church helps preserve rare prairie
     By Mike Patterson, Episcopal News Service, 09 October 2014.
The Blessing of Dressing
     By Janice R. Edwards.  Angleton: Image, Vol. 21-2 (2015)
Spring is here, and nature throws a party
     By Gary Clark.   Houston: The Houston Chronicle online, 10 April 2015
Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge is sanctuary for all
     By Gary Clark.   Houston: The Houston Chronicle 21 October 2016