Programs

Nature Education with a twist of STEM - at the Center and at your School!

Photo: Camilla Cerea/Audubon.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Please note that all programs are on hold during this pandemic. The programs listed may change, become virtual or be eliminated, pending resources and conditions that make the programs safe for everyone. Contact us for more information.

The Center is your gateway to exploring the amazing resources of the 6,000-acre Great Trinity Forest. As the largest urban hardwood forest in the United States, this forest supports a diverse community of plant and animal species and contains a unique mixture of bottomland hardwoods, wetlands, and grasslands. A part of the City of Dallas-Trinity River Corridor Project, the center's 120 acres sit on a former illegal dump site that is now a reclaimed haven for a vast array of birds and other wildlife in an increasingly urbanized metropolitan area. 

Located just ten miles south of downtown Dallas, we typically see students from schools located in Dallas, Carrollton, Forney, Allen, Grand Prairie, Garland, Mesquite, Highland Park, DeSoto, Arlington, Midlothian, Waxahachie, Lewisville, Irving, Garland, Richardson, Fort Worth, and other surrounding cities.

We offer a variety of TEKS-aligned programs at our center, on your campus, and at third-party facilities. Many of our programs utilize our live education animals, including turtles, snakes, and lizards.

Details

  • Explore our program options below or download a PDF version of our current Program List from our Documents Library.
  • Request a booking by completing our online Academic Request FormWe recommend having a copy of the Program List handy when completing.
  • We accept Learning Partners vouchers from Big Thought.
  • Questions? Contact us at trac@audubon.org.

Trinity River Audubon Center is a nonprofit organization supported, in part, by funds from the City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department.

Eco Investigations
Academics

Eco Investigations

Our signature four-hour program for school groups.

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Virtual Eco Investigations
Programs

Virtual Eco Investigation

Take your students on a virtual excursion to learn about our natural world.

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Virtual Learning Content
Programs

Virtual Learning Content

Videos, activities, coloring pages, and more!

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Animal Encounters
Academics

Animal Encounters

Don't miss out on this live animal opportunity with one or more of our educational ambassadors including turtles and snails!

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Guided Hikes
Outdoor Adventure

Guided Hikes

Enjoy a 45-60 minute guided hike through at the Trinity River Audubon Center.

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Academic Program Document Library
Academics

Academic Program Document Library

Download documents applicable to our academic programs.

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