South Padre Island Birding & Nature Center
Scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26, the grand opening -- delayed by Hurricane Dolly's arrival last July -- will include nature interpreters along the boardwalks and inside the center. The Nature Store also will be open.
At the link above, you can sign up for the center's e-newsletter, see a copy of its bird list and learn more about the facility, which includes a five-story observation tower, an auditorium and an eBird Trail Tracker.
The South Padre Island center's opening celebrates the completion of the nine World Birding Centers. Their locations range from Roma to Hidalgo to Brownsville.