Who and what are we?

Welcome to Gulf Coast Bird Observatory!

Gulf Coast Bird Observatory

Check us out at gcbo.org

The Gulf Coast Bird Observatory is an independent non-profit organization with 501(c) status. We have become recognized as an innovative organization, which has designed and conducted a significant number of large conservation projects, including migration studies, habitat enhancement, land acquisition, regional habitat mapping, and others.

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Our Mission

To protect birds and their habitats around the Gulf of Mexico.

Our Vision

A healthy ecosystem with abundant space for birds to survive and thrive around the Gulf of Mexico.

Core Values

Being a reliable science-based partner with communities, educators, governments, industry, individuals, and other conservation groups to pursue our mission.

Strategic Plan

View our 2012-2014 Strategic Plan here

Location

Our permanent headquarters are located in Lake Jackson, Texas , where we have built an Interpretive Center and Research Center for public education and volunteer-based avian monitoring programs.  We are open Mon-Fri 8:30 – 4:30 and the third Saturday of every month from 8:00 until noon for bird banding.  Weekend hours are available for special events.

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One response to “Who and what are we?

  1. I’ve been trying to send an email to Susan Heath, but the address is somehow wrong. Please send an update. I have another idea for catching wintering shorebirds. Thanks – Susan Craig, Colorado Springs

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