Welcome to the Friends of Hagerman
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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!

 This spring nearly 600 youngsters  enjoyed a field trip to Hagerman NWR.  We will be happy to help plan a fall field trip for your school!

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 Sundays, and 10 am Wednesdays and Saturdays, 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.

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!

New Logo for Friends

Check out the new Friends logo, designed by graphics artist and Friends member Jesus Moreno, 1st Logo Design:

Friends of the Year, USFWS Southwest Region

In 2013 the Friends of Hagerman have received the very first Friends of the Year Award, given by the US Fish & Wildlife Service Southwest Region.  

Events » September 2014
10:00am – 11:30am
Sorry, class is full; please register for October session and thank you. Learn about the various creatures that make their home in a pond - fish, frogs, turtles and more. Stories, games, crafts with... View Details
10:00am – 11:30am
Let's go on a Microbiology Safari - Learn about a pond system - AND investigate pond critters that you can only see with a microscope. Hands on nature activities. View Details
Ends at 4:00pm
Procrastinators' Special!! This is the "new" last date for entering the 5th Annual HNWR Nature Photography Contest. See Rules and Entry Form for details.. View Details
8:00am – 9:30am
Meet Master Naturalist Jack Chiles at the Visitor Center at 8 am for a guided bird walk at the Refuge. Bring binoculars or borrow ours. Cameras welcome. Dress for trail walking. Event will be held... View Details
10:00am – 11:30am
Hear Dr. Wayne Meyer, Associate Professor of Biology at Austin College, on Extinct Birds. In the last 500 years nearly 200 bird species have become extinct. Learn which ones, why scientists believe... View Details
12:30pm – 2:00pm
Watch for details - club meets bimonthly and is open to anyone interested in nature photography. Visitors may attend free of charge - there are nominal dues for membership. Meet in Audio/Visual... View Details
Friends of Hagerman
6465 Refuge Road
Sherman, TX 75092
(903) 786-2826