From hurricane flooding to being stranded due to car trouble, does your family know what to do in a real emergency? Being prepared and knowing what to do in emergency situations is vital. Visit the Edinburg Scenic Wetlands & World Birding Center (EWBC) in March and April for a series of family-friendly survival sessions presented by Texas Master Naturalist and survival expert Neil Cassady.

This program is a simple and practical guide to dealing with probable emergencies. Dates and topics are: March 24 – Communications, March 31 – Cutting Tools and Techniques, April 7 – Containers and Combustion, April 14 – Cover and Cordage. Each session includes a hands-on component. The program runs from 10 – 11 a.m. on each date. The fee for each session is $2 non-members, members free. Registration is required as seating is limited.

The Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center is located at 714 S. Raul Longoria Road (in the Edinburg Municipal Park) in Edinburg. For more information call (956) 381-9922 or visit