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What people are saying about BirdFest Texoma!
I was impressed with how good the birding was. ~ David Sibley
Gary and I had a great time. Please consider having us again. We loved the event and the people. ~ Kathy Adams Clark
Congratulations on a wonderful festival! ~ Diana Adair, Sherman Tourism
It was such a fantastic event and I am very proud of the refuge and to be a Friend of Hagerman. ~ Marilyn P.
Susie and I really enjoyed the BirdFest Texoma event and wll the people we met. the Sibley painting event was icing on the cake. ~ John English
We arrived on Thursday and spent the entire weekend at Birdfest, and in spite of the wet and cold weather, it was fun and we found new birds to add to our list. A big thank you to all the volunteers who made this birding festival happen. Congratulations on a job well done! ~ Marilyn & Jerry
Below, The Raptor Project (Photo by Scott Cooper)
The Friends of Hagerman have received the very first Friends of the Year Award, given by the US Fish & Wildlife Service Southwest Region.
Check out other 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.
All aboard! Take a 90 minute tour along Wildlife Drive on the new all-electric tram, the C&E Cardinal Express! Advance reservations needed, call the Refuge, 903 786 2826 - unreserved seats go to standbys at time of tour. To view the schedule of tours, go to Activities and select the month - currently tour dates through June, 2013, are posted. WEDNESDAY TOURS ARE BACK for the month of JUNE!! 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.
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 organize field trips, talks, activities and programs for all ages.
Volunteers are always welcome! Just let us know your interests.
Membership in the non-profit Friends of Hagerman NWR is open to individuals and families. We would love to have you join us!