Current Funding Needs

Here is your opportunity to make a difference by sponsoring one of these important projects.

14 Passenger Van

The Laguna Madre area has additional opportunities for viewing and learning about wildlife.  It has long been a desire to provide tours to these areas with our Naturalist.

Includes your name prominently displayed on vehicle

Educational Programs for School Groups

Over 1,600 school children attend the BNC each year to learn 

about our environment and the importance of protecting it.

Includes your name in all educational materials


 Tree Planting for Migrant Birds

Thousands of migrating birds pass through our Island

each year; additional habitat is needed for them to

rejuvenate as they make their journey.

Includes a plaque in your name

Creation of Monarch Butterfly Habitat Gardens

SPI is a “super highway” for the vanishing

Monarch Butterfly.  Habitat is needed,

specifically “zygotes milkweed” to preserve this species.

Includes garden plaque with your name


Mangrove and Cattail Management  

Mangroves are vital habitat for shore birds and must be managed yearly to allow for additional species of birds. Invasive plant species management is an ongoing program to protect healthy native plant life.

Includes a plaque on boardwalk with your name



Children’s Interactive Area

A ‘special’ area with hands on activities for small children to provide education about the Monarch Butterflies through play.

Includes plaque in area with your name

Lighted Sign at Street Entrance

Attractive and lighted signage is needed to provide visibility for the Center and allow for event posting.

Includes your name/logo prominently placed on sign


Part-Time Naturalist  

The Naturalist is one of the most valuable assets to the

Center providing expertise, education, mentoring and information for all who come to visit.

Includes your name on Tree of Honor


Part-Time Administrative Assistant

As the BNC grows and expands its programs and services administrative work grows.

Includes your name on the Tree of Honor




Interactive Exhibit

Birdly is an interactive Virtual Reality exhibit which gives children and adults alike the experience of seeing and feeling what it is like to

“Be a Bird”!

Includes plaque at exhibit with your name


Call Cristin Howard (956-761-6801) for more information.

Payment by check, credit card or PayPal is accepted.

The South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center is a 501(c)3 organization and all donations are tax deductible.