Three Billion Lost - TWRC


Recently, the journal Science published a study showing that we have lost more than 1 in 4 birds from the United States and Canada since 1970. That’s 3 billion! The study was conducted by scientists at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology along with six other institutions.

Purple Martins Migration


Everyone looks forward to the arrival of the Purple Martins each year. Most of us think their arrival means spring is just around the corner. But, at this time of the year, no one really thinks about them anymore. Most people don’t know that they’re very busy getting ready to migrate south.



Although shrews may look like rodents, they actually belong to the insectivore family. While a shrew might eat some vegetation if necessary, their main diet is beetles, crickets, snails, earthworms, millipedes, scorpions, small snakes and birds, mice and even other shrews. Since shrews eat many unwanted insects, they can be beneficial in yards and should not be eradicated unless they become a nuisance.

TWRC Wildlife Holiday Affair

Holiday Affair

TWRC’s 2018 Holiday Affair December 8th, 2018 3PM – 7PM TWRC Wildlife Center 10801 Hammerly Blvd, Houston, TX 77043

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