Outdoors: Calendar, April 6
SaturdayFriends of Government Canyon SNA: Hike the Canyon, 4-7 mile hike at state natural area for ages 13 and older accompanied by adult, 12861 Galm Road, 8:30 a.m.-noon. Meet at Visitors Center. Entrance fee. RSVP not required. Call 210-688-9055, Ext. 2009, or click on friendsofgc.org.S.A. Audubon Society: Beginner’s Bird Walk, 8 a.m., Judson Nature Trails, 246 Viesca St., Alamo Heights. Nonmembers welcome. Free. Call Georgina Schwartz, 210-342-2073, or click on saaudubon.org.Texican Rangers: Monthly match of the cowboy action shooting club, 8 a.m., on the Stieler Ranch on U.S. 87 between Fredericksburg and Comfort. Call 210-657-6538 or visit texicanrangers.org.TuesdayThe Well Armed Woman: San Antonio chapter’s monthly meeting of the women-only group for education on firearms, 6-8 p.m., Nardis Gun Club, 4818 I-10 East. Email email@example.com or click on thewellarmedwoman.com.WednesdayAlamo Retriever Club: Monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m. with presentation at 7:15, Sarita’s Mexican Restaurant, 2235 Lockhill Selma Road. Non-members with desire to learn about training hunting receivers welcome. Click on alamoretriever.com.April 15Friends of Government Canyon SNA: Explore the Canyon, a hike guided by authorities on flora, fauna, geology and cultural history of the state natural area, 12861 Galm Road, 8:30 a.m.-noon. Meet at Visitors Center. Entrance fee. RSVP not required. Call 210-688-9055, Ext. 2009, or click on friendsofgc.org.Tejas Caballeros: Monthly match of the cowboy action shooting club, 8 a.m., on a private range near Driftwood. 512-894-0897 or tejascaballeros.org.April 18Alamo Fly Fishers: Monthly meeting, 7 p.m. at Alamo Heights Presbyterian Church, 6201 Broadway. Nonmembers welcome. Call Rob Burlingame 210-507-1123.Lindheimer Chapter (Comal County) of Native Plant Society of Texas: Monthly meeting, 7 p.m., GVTC Auditorium, 36101 FM 3159, Smithson Valley. Free. Non-members welcome. Call Martha Guethle, 830-438-5996.April 19S.A. Metropolitan League of Bass Clubs: Monthly meeting, 7:30 p.m., VFW Hall, 202 W. Aviation Blvd., Universal City. Click on sa-metrobass.org.April 20Texas Wildlife Association: Whitney Gann of Borderlands Research Institute and Shawn Gray of Texas Parks & Wildlife Department will present an online seminar on pronghorn restoration in the Trans-Pecos, part of the continuing Wildlife for Lunch webinar series sponsored by the TWA and the Texas AgriLife Extension Service. Noon-1 p.m. Click on texas-wildlife.webex.com.Saltwater-fisheries Enhancement Association: Monthly meeting, 7 p.m., The BBQ Station, 1610 N.E. Loop 410. Non-members welcome. Call 210-477-3037 or click on sea-sa.com.April 21-23Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge: 17th annual Balcones Songbird Festival with a variety of birding tours and programs at the refuge near Marble Falls. Click on friendsofbalcones.org.April 22White Smoke Brigade: Monthly match of the muzzleloading firearms organization, 9 a.m., Pantermuehl Ranch on west side of FM 306 just south of Purgatory Road. Nonmembers welcome. Call Joe Wolf for information and directions, 830-935-3121, or firstname.lastname@example.org.Mitchell Lake Audubon Center: Beginner Bird Walk, a family-friendly walking tour for beginners to learn about identification and using binoculars, 8-10 a.m. 10750 Pleasanton Road. Admission fees apply. Call 210-628-1639 or click on mitchelllake.audubon.org.Guadalupe River Chapter of Trout Unlimited: Meeting, 9 a.m., Canyon Lake Community Resource and Recreation Center, Sattler. Call Scott Thompson, 830-931-3900, or visit grtu.org.April 25Texas Outdoors Woman Network of S.A.: Monthly meeting with a special presentation, 6 p.m., Lion & Rose, 842 N.W. Loop 410. Nonmembers welcome. For more information, click on townsa.org.New Braunfels Fly Fishers: Monthly meeting with guest speaker, 7 p.m., McKenna Event Center, 801 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels. Nonmembers welcome. Call Jay Rogers, 830-837-3022, or click on newbraunfelsflyfishers.org.April 28-30Texas Outdoor Family: Hands-on basics of camping for those with little or no experience with tent, gear provided, Inks Lake State Park. $65 for family of up to six. Call 512-389-8903 or email email@example.com.Item for Outdoors Calendar? Email John Goodspeed at firstname.lastname@example.org.