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All Nest Boxes for 2017 Adopted

All the nest boxes available for adoption for the 2017 season have now been adopted; thank you for your support for this program!

 

Refuge Activities

Check out  coming events.

Whether you prefer a guided walk along a Refuge  trail or an educational talk, whether you are adult or youth, the Friends have a program or activity for you.  

Enjoy photography?  Visit the Gallery for Refuge photos and news of photo activities.

Interested in hunting, fishing, or boating?  See announcements, opportunities and regulations under Refuge.

Celebrating Seventy Years

 

Photo by Monica Muil

Tram Tours at Refuge

Tram Tours are back! Tours are set for 2 pm each Saturday and Sunday, weather and lake level permitting. Driver/guide points out and identifies wildlife during the 90 minute trip. Call 903 786 2826 for information about and/or reservations aboard the Carlos & Eulalia Cardinal Express Tour of Wildlife Drive. Please call during Nature Nook hours and  do not leave messages in Voicemail as volunteers cannot access them.Tours are free of charge; donations are accepted for the maintenance fund. AND - Thanks to Niks Audio, Sherman, for complimentary repair and replacement of microphone for the tram sound system!

 

School Zone!

Hundreds of  youngsters have  enjoyed school field trips to Hagerman NWR.  We will be happy to help plan a  field trip for your school!

Friends Projects

Want to get involved?

Friends maintain and monitor the three Bluebird trails at the Refuge.

Friends operate the Nature Nook book and gift shop in the Visitor Center.  The Friends of Hagerman Nature Nook, offering books and gifts, is located in the Visitor Center at the Refuge; hours are 9 am -  4 pm, Monday - Saturday, and 1 - 5 pm Sunday. Closed on federal holidays.   Field guides, nature-themed T's,  hats and caps, handmade jewelry, bird houses, collectibles, activities and gifts for children, coffee mugs and more!

Friends maintain the Butterfly Garden.  Please visit the garden, across the parking lot from the Visitor Center.  See Butterfly Garden for details and how you can help! (Photo by Jesus Moreno)

Friends organize field trips, talks, activities and programs for all ages.

Volunteers are always welcome!  Just let us know your interests.

 

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Events » January 2017
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Sat
10:00am – 11:30am
Dr. Meyer spent his summer vacation birding in Peru and will share a presentation on magnificent hummingbirds and more! Peru is the second most diverse nation in the world for birds, and the home of... View Details
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Sat
10:00am – 11:30am
The youth program at HNWR is moving to the THIRD Saturday! Free nature program for youth at Hagerman NWR. For January, Squirrels - Are You Nuts? Let's learn about SQUIRRELS, those bushy tailed... View Details
10:00am – 11:30am
The youth program at HNWR is moving to the THIRD Saturday! Free nature program for youth at Hagerman NWR. For January, Squirrels - Are You Nuts? Let's learn about SQUIRRELS, those bushy tailed... View Details
1:00pm – 3:00pm
Club meetings are open to all interested in nature photography, regardless of level of experience or type of photo gear. Visitors may attend free of charge, there are nominal membership dues. Topic... View Details
Friends of Hagerman
6465 Refuge Road
Sherman, TX 75092
(903) 786-2826