Friends of Anahuac
National Wildlife Refuge
Est. 1997 Anahuac, TX
 
 
 
 
 
 
To support, preserve, promote,
and enhance Anahuac NWR and its use for
recreational, educational, and scientific research purposes
 
 

 
 
 




Who we are

 

In 1963, Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge was established to protect habitat for migrating waterfowl and songbirds along the upper Texas coast. In 1996, local residents and refuge volunteers created the Friends of Anahuac Refuge. A year later, FOAR was incorporated and has been serving the refuge and the community since that time. Explore our website to find refuge eventswildlife sightingsmaps, photos, & our newsletter, and much more!   

FOAR Birding Workshop

Video courtesy of Chambers Wild
Recent News
*Member Appreciation Event*
Saturday, April 18, 2pm
Apr 15- FOAR will be hosting a meet & greet for members, refuge volunteers, staff, and local officials. The event will be from 2pm-8pm at the Oyster Bayou Hunting Club west of the refuge.
All are welcome to come by and talk
about the refuge!
Click here for more information.


Rail Walks at Anahuac NWR
in April

Apr 14- The second and final spring Rail Walk at the refuge will be on Saturday, April 25. The walks are free and open to the public. No registration is required. Meet at the VIS at 7am. Visit our Rail Walks page for more details.

Spring Newsletter Now Available
Apr 10- Our 2015 spring edition of Gator Tales is now available. You can download a copy here or go to our Documents page to view previous editions.






Family Fishing Day on June 6
Apr 9- The refuge's annual Family Fishing Day event will be on Saturday, June 6. It falls on the first Saturday of June each year which is also the only day in Texas where anybody can fish without a license. Visit our Fishing Day page for more details.






Birding Workshop at
Anahuac NWR
Apr 8- Approximately 20 people attended a birding workshop on April 4 at the refuge Visitor Center. FOAR secretary and expert birder David Sarkozi gave a presentation about migrating birds in the area and how to identify them. FOAR board member and Audubon Texas representative, Travis Lovelace spoke about their efforts to survey and study birds along the upper Texas coast and at the refuge. This workshop is part of an ongoing series to help train visitors to count birds and provide data back to the TERN Citizen Science project. Click the video above to see highlights from the workshop. Download a bird survey form here.

FOAR Info Video
Video courtesy of Digital Media Dept at UHCL

Upcoming Events
18 Apr 2015 2:00 PM (CDT) • Gene's Lodge 9121 FM 562 Anahuac
25 Apr 2015 7:00 AM • Anahuac NWR
12 May 2015 6:30 PM • TCP NWR Complex Office

Other News

15 Apr 2015 5:00 PM • Anonymous
08 Apr 2015 9:00 AM • Anonymous
 
 
Thank you to our community partners and sponsors
 

 

    

 

 The Friends of Anahuac Refuge is a 501 (c) 3 organization.  Established 1997. Anahuac, TX
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