Featherless Flyer, June, 2018
Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 7:34pm

 Youth educators Cinday Steele and Donna Rogers share a wrap of this spring's school field trips in this edition of the Featherless Flyer - plus - learn more about the Early Bird Guided Walk for June, go Birding with Jack, and Test your Tree IQ.  Photo Club plans for July as well as the next Walt Davis Wrokshop are on Page 4, along with our appreciation to the many volunteers at HNWR. Just click the pdf symbol for your copy of this month's Flyer!

Outdoor Crew Update

The Outdoor Crew at Hagerman NWR will meet at the Visitor Center the first Tuesday and the fourth Saturday of each month, weather permitting.  During the past year, the crew  cleared brush, made trail repairs and removed barbed wire along Harris Creek Trail; they also relocated the trailhead, added signs and repaired the observation blind on the trail. They removed barbed wire along Refuge Road. At Crow Hill they removed brush along the trail and are in the process of removing barbed wire.  In addition, the crew  cleaned day use areas and refinished the benches in the Butterfly Garden.

If you enjoy working outdoors,the Outdoor Crew is your opportunity to show your love for nature, sprucing up trails, trimming and removing brush, trash and general cleanup at Hagerman!  For more information and to join the crew, please use CONTACT.


Featherless Flyer, May, 2018
Monday, April 30, 2018 at 3:32pm

Enjoy springtime at Hagerman - check out the many seasonal activities this month and learn about the Junior Wildlife Ranger program, the new Butterfly Census, progress on pollinator habitat restoration and Go Birding with Jack.

For your copy of the Friends' newsletter, just click the pdf symbol!  And - thank you! 

2018 Butterfly Garden Walks
Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 7:41pm

 The Butterfly Garden docents at Hagerman NWR have announced the 2018 Garden Walk schedule.  Walks are set for the first, third and where applicable, the fifth Saturday each month, April through October. For April and May walks will be held from 10 am - Noon.  For June through September, the walks are set for 9:30 - 11:30 am. 

Walks are family friendly and offer an oppornity to learn more about native Texas plants for the North Texas area and to view visiting butterflies.  Docents can explain the plant butterfly connection and have close-focus binoculars to loan for your visit. Children may enjoy watching the Monarch metamorphosis puppet  go through the  stages of the Monarch life cycle or completing a garden journal. Be sure to bring your camera!  You may come and stay during the walk or come and go, and all is free of charge.

Walks are not held in case of rain.

Featherless Flyer, April 2018
Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 9:03am

 Annual Meeting highlights, Bald Eagles nesting at HNWR, Cell phone photography class coming, Birding with Jack and more.  Don't miss out on springtime activities at HNWR!  Just click the pdf symbol for your copy of the April edition of the Friends newsletter, the Featherless Flyer.

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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Events » June 2018
3:00pm – 4:30pm
Back by popular demand!! Mary Karam will teach you the most amazing photo edits that are available free on your cell! Bring fully charged phone and download the app Snapseed prior to class.Free, no... View Details
10:00am – 11:30am
Garden Docents meet monthly to train for identifying butterflies and native Texas plants, as well as to plan for garden tours and other events. New members are welcome! The video Sex Lies and... View Details
8:00am – 9:30am
Dr. Wayne Meyer will lead the Early Bird walk for June, weather permitting. this month we will be doing some thing different! Birding by ear! Bring a lightweight folding chair as we will stop, sit... View Details
10:00am – 11:30am
Dr. Wayne Meyer, Associate Professor of Biology at Austin College, will be the speaker for June. His topic: Least Terns.The smallest of American Terns, the Least Tern is found nesting on sandy... View Details
10:00am – 11:30am
Flutter Flutter Butterfly! Free nature activity program with stories, crafts and more. Learn the facts of life for butterflies plus some Fun Facts, for example did you know that butterflies "taste"... View Details
10:00am – 11:30am
Flutter Flutter Butterfly! Butterflies will be the topic for this nature activity program. Study the butterfly metamorphosis,other butterfly facts. For example, did you know that caterpillars are... View Details
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Sherman, TX 75092
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