Touring Junior Duck Stamp Art at HNWR
Friday, March 31, 2017 at 8:54am

The Junior Duck Stamp Art Exhibit is on tour across the country and will be on display at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge from April 30 – May 7, 2017.  In conjunction with this national exhibit, art students from local schools will display works that center on the themes of nature and wildlife. 

In 2016, over 25,000 students across the United States submitted entries in the federal Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest.  The winning artwork is used as the design for the Junior Duck Stamp.  The revenue from the sale of this stamp funds environmental activities for children through a federal curriculum that combines the arts and sciences to teach environmental conservation.  The program encourages students of all grades to explore the natural world and express and share what they have learned with others.

A display of the winning artwork tours the country annually, and will be on display in the Texoma area for the first time at the Hagerman Refuge Visitor Center.  The Junior Duck Stamp Program is an offshoot of the Federal Duck Stamp Program.  The purchase of Federal Duck Stamps supports the work of the National Wildlife Refuge system, promoting waterfowl conservation through habitat procurement and protection in places like Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge.

 Make plans to see the artwork of local students and the national touring exhibit of Junior Duck Stamp winners.  Refuge Visitor Center hours are Monday – Friday 7:30 am – 4:00 pm. Saturday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm and Sunday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm.


Featherless Flyer, May, 2017
Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 11:24am

Spring is bustin' out all over at Hagerman NWR!  Check out the many events and activities set for May, learn about ButterBIke and Go Birding with Jack!

UPDATE:  The Visitor Center will NOT close from 10 am to Noon May 6.  Thank You.

Just click the pdf symbol for your copy of the May, 2017 Featherless Flyer.

Garden Docents Meet May 4
Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 7:43am

Butterfly Garden Docents will meet at HNWR at 10 am on May 4 for a program on Dragonflies, to be presented by Laurie Sheppard.

Visitors are welcome to attend the meeting.  The docents meet on first Thursday of each month, February through November, for training and program planning.  Docents volunteer in the Butterfly Garden at Hagerman NWR, leading tours and giving presentations on butterflies and native plants. The schedule is flexible.

Please use CONTACT for more information.

Outdoor Crew Work Dates
Friday, March 31, 2017 at 9:36am

 If you have been looking for a chance to put in some outdoor time for a good cause, you can join the Outdoor Crew at Hagerman NWR. Cleaning up of brush and barbed wire, and clearing of over hanging branches, removing invasive plants are SOP for this bunch.

The Outdoor Crew meets on the FIRST Tuesday and the FOURTH Saturday of each month. Starting May 27, meet at 8 am.  Volunteers are welcome to come when their schedule permits.  Volunteer days are, of course, weather permitting. To join the crew, or for more information, please use CONTACT.

Featherless Flyer, April, 2017
Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 9:58pm

Don't miss out on spring-time activities and events at Hagerman NWR. Find out how you can dine out and help the Friends!  See highlights from the FOH Annual Meeting and  Go Birding with Jack! Hagerman's Enchanted Skies and Federal Jr. Duck Stamp exhibit  set for April, too.

Just click the pdf symbol for your copy of the April newsletter from the Friends of Hagerman.


Service Opportunity

Do you love spending time at Hagerman?  Are you interested in "giving back" to the Refuge?  Do you have experience with finance (treasury), program organization or presentation, retail management, volunteer recruitment, fund-raising or communications?    If so, please  contact us about joining a working committee of the Friends of Hagerman.  

Come and join a dynamic group of go-getters and support your Refuge.  You'll get way more out of the experience and the Refuge the more time  and effort you put in.

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6465 Refuge Road
Sherman, TX 75092
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