Welder Wildlife Foundation
Main Campus
 
The Welder Wildlife Foundation  is located on 7,800 acres of mesquite thorn forest and riparian woodlands along the south bank of the Aransas River about 30 miles north of Corpus Christi, Texas, just off US Hwy 77
(28.11 N, 97.42 W) (GPS Address - 10429 Welder Wildlife, Sinton, TX.  The campus consists of a headquarters building, auditorium, museum, laboratory, guest quarters with large kitchen,, and staff housing, all constructed according to a Spanish-American architechtural theme, beautifully harmonius with its oak-chaparral setting.   Main elements of the Welder campus are shown below.
Guest quarters great room, porch, and dining area.
Welder headquarters, laboratory, museum, and auditorium
Guest apartment. Rooms sleep 2 and have individual bathrooms with tub and shower.  The north wing apartments have kitchenettes as well.
Guest Quarters
The Rotunda
Screened dining area used during warm weather
Auditorium
Mural on far wall is one of several in the Welder collection by Frances Lee Jacques, one of the great wildlife artists of the 20th Century.
Library
Museum
Main Entry
Administration Building
Portico
Administration Building
Field Lab
Collections Room
Welder has superb reference collections of birds, mamals, amphibians, reptiles, and plants found on or in the vicinity of the refuge.