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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.

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!

Tram Tours at Refuge

Please watch for tram tours to return from "High Water Hiatus".  Once the lake returns to normal levels and roads are repaired tours will run again.

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.

Friends maintain the Butterfly Garden.

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

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


Thank you!

A big thank you to Friends members and others for their support that enable activities and projects at Hagerman NWR.  You can help!  Gifts, donations and memorials can be made securely, online, at any time,  and are tax deductible.  Gifts and donations may also be made when you join or renew your Friends membership. Matching gifts, when available, allow your company or organization to multiply your impact.


Friends On Facebook
 Be sure to visit the Friends on Facebook  for more pix and news!

More Ways to Support Friends of Hagerman

Are you an employee or retiree with a company offering a matching program for monetary gifts or volunteer hours?

Are you a Kroger shopper?  Do you have a Kroger Plus Card? You can sign up  for Kroger Community Rewards to go to the Friends!  Just choose Friends of Hagerman or NPO #91244 as the recipient.

Shop at amazon.com?  Shop at Amazon Smile and Friends  of Hagerman receive .5% of your eligible purchases!  Be sure to select Friends of Hagerman as the recipient of your choice.

If you are an occasional shopper at Office Depot and do not accrue enough points for quarterly rewards you can donate your reward points to the Friends of Hagerman at the time you shop or turn in used toner and ink cartridges - our Reward number is 9037863327!



Events » May 2015
10:00am – 11:30pm
We depend on these hard-working pollinators - bees, butterflies and more - for most of the food we eat! Learn more, hands-on nature activities, for ages 4- 7. Registration closed April 30, register... View Details
10:00am – 11:30am
Much of our daily diet depends on the pollinators. Learn how bees, birds, butterflies and more are the buzziest farmers! For ages 8 - 12 - hands-on nature activities. Registration closed April 30;... View Details
8:00am – 9:30am
Join Dr. Wayne Meyer for a guided bird walk on one of the trails at HNWR, weather permitting. Meet at the Visitor Center. Return in time for Second Saturday presentation. Bring binoculars for after... View Details
10:00am – 11:30am
The original mobile home! Hear Dr. Michael Keck, Biology Professor, Grayson College. Free nature program, open to the public. View Details
12:30pm – 2:00pm
The FOH Nature Photography Club is open to anyone interested in nature photography. Bi-monthly meeting offers a technical presentation and an opportunity to share photos on the theme chosen at the... View Details
3:00pm – 4:30pm
Bring mom to the new Butterfly Garden at Hagerman NWR. Plants are popping up all over the garden and a docent will be on hand to help identify them and any visiting butterflies. Free. Come and go or... View Details
9:00am – 10:00am
Join SCA Intern Courtney Anderson, Certified Interpretive Hike Leader and learn about the five habitats represented at the Refuge, one each month - Forest, Open Water, Wetlands, Prairie, and Forest... View Details
10:00am – 11:00am
Meet with a docent at 10 am in the butterfly garden at the Refuge; walk through as the guide interprets the garden and identifies any visiting butterflies. Free. Weather permitting! View Details
9:00am – 3:30pm
THIS PROGRAM WILL BE HELD AT THE GRAYSON COUNTY COURTHOUSE. No change in date or time. The Bluestem Chapter, Texas Master Naturalists, present Dale Clark, speaking on Butterflies. This program... View Details
Friends of Hagerman
6465 Refuge Road
Sherman, TX 75092
(903) 786-2826