Hummingbirds are fascinating creatures that you can observe in your own backyard. Bert Garcia will share information about this marvel of nature. Hummingbirds are the smallest bird in the world and who can perform amazing feats and have super qualities. Bert reveals where to find Hummingbirds and which ones are commonly seen in North Texas. He also provides best practices for attracting Hummingbirds to your backyard.
Since 2006, Bert Garcia has been an active volunteer at Hagerman NWR. He is currently a member of the Friends of Hagerman NWR Board of Directors and chairs the Wilderness Explorer Tram committee. Bert’s support includes policy committee chair, former chair of the Bluebird nest box committee, and presenter for the speaker’s bureau. He enjoys physical fitness, fishing, golf and is an avid photographer and a Texas Master Naturalist.
H. S. “Bert” Garcia, a native Texan, has been a licensed attorney in the State of Texas for 44 years and was a federal prosecutor for 24 of those years. He supervised the Sherman and Plano offices of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Texas for 19 years, was appointed United States Attorney for Puerto Rico by President G.W. Bush on June 3, 2002, and served in that capacity for 4 years before returning to Texas. Before law school, Bert served in the United States Marine Corps for almost 5 years, attained the rank of Captain, and earned his military wings. He flew A4 Skyhawk jets for the Marine Corps.