Calico Pennant (Celithemis elisa)

Calico Pennant (Celithemis elisa)

Locations for odonates

Pre-Meeting (July 8-11)
List of locations is coming soon.

Main Meeting (July 12-14)
Barkley Meadows, Austin, TX

Hornsby Bend, Austin, TX

Independence Park, Gonzales, TX

McKinney Roughs Nature Park

Southeast Metro Park, Austin, TX


A group permit will be available for collecting at our primary localities. If you are interested in collecting at local state parks click here to contact John Abbott

Below is a list of other Odonate locations for you to visit.
McKinney Falls State Park
Pedernales Falls State Park
St. Edward’s Park 
Bull Creek District Park
Red Bud Isle
Yett Creek Neighborhood Park
Mary Moore Searight Metropolitan Park
Shoal Creek Greenbelt
Richard Moya Park

Ebony Jewelwing (Calopteryx maculata)

Ebony Jewelwing (Calopteryx maculata)

Species Lists

Click here for species list.

Click here for a link to an Introduction to Dragonfly and Damselfly Watching from Texas Parks and Wildlife.


Click here for maps and directions.

Red Saddlebags (Tramea onusta)

Red Saddlebags (Tramea onusta)

DSA Meeting Agenda

Stay tuned for meeting agenda

DSA Meeting Abstract

Email your abstract to John Abbott. (click on John’s name to get email)