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Celebrating Seventy Years

 

Photo by Monica Muil

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

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.

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 and, from June through August, on Mondays.   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 » July 2016
9
Sat
10:00am – 11:30am
What a year of weather we have had, with repeated flooding of Lake Texoma following 3 years of drought. Meteorologist Wava Denito from KXII-TV will speak in July on El Nino, our weather patterns, etc. View Details
16
Sat
9:30am – 11:30am
Slow - Caterpillar Crossing! Enjoy a stroll through the Butterfly Garden at Hagerman NWR, with garden docents on hand to help you identify native Texas plants and the butterflies they attract. View Details
1:00pm – 3:00pm
The Nature Photography Club will meet from 1 - 3 pm on Saturday, July 16, in the Visitor Center Meeting Room at Hagerman NWR. The program will be “Focusing”, presented by Rob Hull, Certified... View Details
24
Sun
3:00pm – 4:00pm
Invasive species have been trying to get a foothold in many areas of Texas as well as across the U.S., some have been very successful in transforming the landscape, others have wiped out native... View Details
Friends of Hagerman
6465 Refuge Road
Sherman, TX 75092
(903) 786-2826