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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.


Tram Tours at Refuge

All aboard!  Take a 60-90 minute tour along Wildlife Drive on the all-electric tram, the C&E Cardinal Express!  Advance reservations recommended, call the Refuge, 903 786 2826 - unreserved seats go to standbys at time of tour.  Tours go at 2 pm on Saturdays and Sundays, and 10 am Wednesdays, weather permitting.  Thanks to Dr. Carlos and Eulalia Araoz, donors, for this wonderful addition at the Refuge!

To see a recent news clip about the new tram, click KXII.

Friends of the Year, USFWS Southwest Region

The Friends of Hagerman have received the very first Friends of the Year Award, given by the US Fish & Wildlife Service Southwest Region.  

Thank You for a Great High on the Hawg! 4th Year!

A BIG thank you to all who volunteered, cooked, served, and attended the 4th annual Hiogh on the Hawg!  Proceeds will go to fund a proposed new butterfly garden adjacent to the Visitor Center parking lot.


From BirdFest Texoma, May 3 - 5, 2013


David Allen Sibley at BirdFest Texoma. (Photo by Laurie Sheppard)

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Events » April 2014
10:00am – 11:30am
Registration is closed, thank you. View Details
10:00am – 11:30pm
Registration is closed, thank you. View Details
8:00am – 9:30am
Join Dr. Wayne Merye for a guided bird walk on Harris Creek Trail, to see what can be seen and heard, prior to his "Birding by Ear" presentation. Meet at the Visitor Center. Free View Details
10:00am – 11:30am
Learn to recognize birds by their calls at this program by Dr. Wayne Meyer, which will include brief field trip on the Refuge, weather permitting. Meyer is Associate Professor of Biology at Austin... View Details
Friends of Hagerman
6465 Refuge Road
Sherman, TX 75092
(903) 786-2826