Lonnie is involved in all things Bluebird and says his favorite so far has been acting as a tour guide at the Wills Point Bluebird Festival. Lonnie says, 'I can't begin to express my admiration and regards for the sacrifice and dedication of the Bluebird Pioneers who founded and have grown this wonderful organization, the Texas Bluebird Society.
Ohio native but Texan by choice, Keith is a life-long bird lover and bluebird enthusiast extraordinaire! Since 1979, Keith and his wife, Sandy, have fledged upwards of 1200 bluebirds a year from trails around Mt. Pleasant, and they have donated thousands of nesting boxes over the years to youth groups and landowners.
Bluebirds and More Keith Kridler
Bluebird Photography David Kinneer
David Kinneer was born in Pennsylvania and raised in Kentucky. He left home at 14, finished high school in Missouri, the first two years of college in Arkansas, and had hitch-hiked across the country four times and had been in 45 of the 50 States before he was 20.
Linda is an organic gardener with a specialty in composting and rainwater harvesting. She's been a Texas Master Gardener since 1996 and a Texas Master Naturalist since 2005
House Sparrows: No Easy Solution Linda Crum
Birding 101 Alec Wyatt
Alec is a 18-year-old birder and naturalist from San Antonio. After the 2013 Black Forest Fire threatened his home and nest box trail, Alec developed a keen interest in wildfire ecology and land management. He plans to pursue an interdisciplinary path in college with the intent of fostering environmental progress.
To spread "Bluebirds (and other native cavity-nesting birds) Across Texas
... one nestbox at a time" - through education; and, the installation of
"NestWatch'd" nestboxes in appropriate habitat; and, sustaining and increasing
their natural food supply (insects and berries of native plants) - while
enjoying the process and the bluebirds.
of your donations go to buying lumber for our volunteers to build nestboxes! Donate now.