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.  It's not too soon to 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 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.  

New Logo for Friends

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

Events » July 2014
10:00am – 11:30am
Youth FIRST will not meet in July, 2014. View Details
10:00am – 11:30am
Don't miss Omar bocanegra, USFWS Endangered Species Specialist and dragonfly expert, giving a slide presentation and leading short field trip on the Refuge! View Details
10:00am – 2:00pm
Master Naturalist Jim Varnum leads a three-fer field trip to Hagerman NWR on Saturday,July 12. Open to everyone. A. 10:00 AM Attend the Friends of Hagerman 2nd Saturday nature presentation:... View Details
All Day
Entries for the 5th Annual Hagerman NWR Nature Photography Contest will be accepted starting today, through September 6, 2014. See Gallery or Nature Photo Club pages on thsi site for rules and entry... View Details
3:00pm – 4:00pm
Come and listen to USFWS Intern, Aaron Blount, talk about the snakes of Hagerman NWR. He will be speaking of the importance of the snakes to our local ecology, some of the safe handling techniques... View Details
Friends of Hagerman
6465 Refuge Road
Sherman, TX 75092
(903) 786-2826