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Featherless Flyer, May, 2020
Friday, May 1, 2020 at 4:21pm

In This Edition

Take a tour of one of the beautiful hiking trails at Hagerman NWR, read about the latest Eagle Scout project at the refuge--this one's in the Butterfly Garden!  Also: a piece in memoriam of a beloved volunteer.

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Featherless Flyer, April 2020
Friday, April 3, 2020 at 11:28am

In This Edition:

Find out how the refuge has been affected by the flooding and the pandemic, the plant of the month is the Texas Redbud and, as always, enjoy some amazing photos in our Birding With Jack segment.
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Featherless Flyer, March 2020
Monday, March 2, 2020 at 8:07am

In This Edition:

Check out our feature article about Eastern Bluebirds and the work the refuge has done to increase their numbers on the refuge.  Meet the refuge's new intern, Colton Baker and learn about Hagerman NWR's new intern program.  Don't miss the annual meeting March 29th at 3:00 PM!

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Featherless Flyer, February 2020
Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 9:58pm

In this edition:

Enjoy our feature article about Woodpeckers at the refuge, with accompanying stunning pictures.  Read a remarkable story of motherly love between a very special vulture and his mother in "Birding with Jack", and find out what the volunteer Outdoor Crew has been up to.

 

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Featherless Flyer, January 2020
Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 2:54pm

 In This Edition:

SPECIAL INSERT: See the beautiful photo contest winning photos!  Also learn about an insect that is thriving at the refuge--are they in your backyard, too?  Checkout the bird count and event sheet for January: Jack reported 4,000 geese!

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Featherless Flyer, December 2019
Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 3:11pm

 In This Edition:

Learn about the recently opened Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge Nocona Unit, and help us welcome the new work campers.  Read our Weekly On The Wing summary of the season with beautiful pictures.  Enjoy our monthly Birding with Jack section and find out what's going on in December.

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Featherless Flyer, November 2019
Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 2:14pm

In This Edition:

Find out about the exciting discovery in the Butterfly Garden, an inspiring tram ride and the fun that was had as we celebrated National Refuge Week. Don't miss our Exploration of Haller’s Haven Trail and view a stunning picture of our resident eagle pair--will they build a new nest?
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Featherless Flyer, October 2019
Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 8:43pm

 In This Edition:

The HIGH ON THE HAWG!! is back on October 26th!  Learn all the details and what's new this year!  October 13-19 is National Wildlife Refuge Week, and we are celebrating on October 19th with a day full of family activities, including the Blackland Prairie Raptors!!  Other activities include a Bird Walk with Jack Chiles, Butterfly Garden Walks with Garden Docents, tram rides and a Volunteer Fair!  See artist Dale Adkins at work! Check out the schedule for the whole family on Page 7

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Featherless Flyer, September 2019
Monday, September 2, 2019 at 1:19pm

 In This Edition:

Enjoy our feature article about bird migration by Renny Gehman
A Refuge Update by the Refuge Manager
Up to Date Results for  Weekly On The Wing and the Bird Census
Results are in for the Adopt-A-Nestbox program, another successful year
Don't miss the Event Sheet for September
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Featherless Flyer, August 2019
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 9:07pm

 In this edition:

The flood is over!  Find out about flood recovery efforts, and the steps being taken to prepare for the thousands of migrating geese expected to visit the refuge this fall.
The Plant of the Month is the Rockrose--Pavonia Mallow--Pavonia Lasiopetalia  
Don't miss Birding With Jack and Weekly On the Wing
The annual photography contest is taking submissions until August 31st!
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Featherless Flyer, July 2019
Monday, July 1, 2019 at 3:41pm

In this edition:

Enjoy our feature article about the beautiful, abundant birds this summer: The Painted Bunting.  The butterfly garden is full of butterflies--don't miss the garden walk on July 6th!  Also: an update on the tram fundraiser efforts, and learn about our plant of the month: Red Yucca, Red Hesperaloe.   

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Featherless Flyer, June 2019
Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 12:30pm

In this edition:

The Friends of Hagerman are hosting a Volunteer Fair on June 8th, 9am to 2pm
How to make the most of the refuge while the water is high
The Plant of the Month is the Blackfoot Daisy
Don't miss Birding With Jack and Weekly On the Wing
 
Turn your Father's Day shopping into a force for good. Shop at smile.amazon.com  and Amazon donates to Friends of Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge Foundation. 
 

 

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Featherless Flyer, May, 2019
Friday, May 3, 2019 at 3:15pm

In this edition:

Learn about the history of the Master Naturalist Program, and how you can join them
Not Again:  learn the status of the current flooding
The butterfly census by Laurie Sheppard is back, with a list of the plants blooming now
Coneflower, by Jean Flick, is the Plant of the Month

Your mother will love our Butterfly Walk on Mother's Day, check out the event sheet on page 8 with details of everything going on!
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Featherless Flyer, April 2019
Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 1:17pm

 In this edition:

The Friends of Hagerman were selected as the 2018 Southwest Region Friends of the Year.  Read all about it!
Hagerman NWR is hosting a volunteer fair--find out how you can get involved.
Enjoy two feature articles: Prairie Spiderwort and and article about Firewood and Foraging--both by Laurie Sheppard.
We say goodbye to Gayle Ellis as she retires after over 33 years of service.
Check out the results of the most recent bird survey and print out the schedule of activities for the month. 
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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 » July 2018
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Wed
All Day
The Refuge Office and Visitor Center at Hagerman NWR will be closed on Wed., July 4, 2018. Regular hours resume July 5. Refuge lands are open daily from sunrise to sunset. View Details
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12:00pm – 1:30pm
Garden Docents meet monthly to train fro identifying butterflies and native Texas plants, as well as plan for tours and other garden events. the program for July will be the video, Sex, Lies and... View Details
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10:00am – 11:30am
According to National Geographic, the prehistoric-looking alligator snapping turtle is the largest freshwater turtle in North America and among the largest in the world. With its spiked shell... View Details
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What has six legs, compound eyes, three body parts and loves to sing, dance and fly? You guessed it...BUGS! Join us on Saturday, July 21 to learn about these amazing creatures. Refuge Rocks is a free... View Details
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What has six legs, compound eyes, three body parts and loves to sing, dance and fly? You guessed it...BUGS! Join us on Saturday, July 21 to learn about these amazing creatures. Refuge Rocks is a free... View Details
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Spend the morning with your children and grandchildren improving the wildlife habitats along the hiking trails at Hagerman NWR by removing refuse. Cans, bottles, fishing line and other debris along... View Details
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Walt's next workshop will focus on wildflowers, with a morning of sketching and afternoon spent with watercolors. See instructor bio, attached; supply list will be emailed to those who register. As... View Details
Latest News
Friday, May 1, 2020 at 4:21pm
In This Edition Take a tour of one of the beautiful hiking trails at Hagerman NWR, read about the latest Eagle Scout project at the refuge--this one's in the Butterfly Garden! Also: a piece in memoriam of a beloved volunteer.
Friday, April 3, 2020 at 11:28am
In This Edition: Find out how the refuge has been affected by the flooding and the pandemic, the plant of the month is the Texas Redbud and, as always, enjoy some amazing photos in our Birding With Jack segment.
Monday, March 2, 2020 at 8:07am
In This Edition: Check out our feature article about Eastern Bluebirds and the work the refuge has done to increase their numbers on the refuge. Meet the refuge's new intern, Colton Baker and learn about Hagerman NWR's new intern program. Don't miss the...
Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 9:58pm
In this edition: Enjoy our feature article about Woodpeckers at the refuge, with accompanying stunning pictures. Read a remarkable story of motherly love between a very special vulture and his mother in "Birding with Jack", and find out what the volunteer...
Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 2:54pm
In This Edition: SPECIAL INSERT: See the beautiful photo contest winning photos! Also learn about an insect that is thriving at the refuge--are they in your backyard, too? Checkout the bird count and event sheet for January: Jack reported 4,000 geese!
Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 3:11pm
In This Edition: Learn about the recently opened Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge Nocona Unit, and help us welcome the new work campers. Read our Weekly On The Wing summary of the season with beautiful pictures. Enjoy our monthly Birding with Jack section...
Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 2:14pm
In This Edition: Find out about the exciting discovery in the Butterfly Garden, an inspiring tram ride and the fun that was had as we celebrated National Refuge Week. Don't miss our Exploration of Haller’s Haven Trail and view a stunning picture of our...
Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 8:43pm
In This Edition: The HIGH ON THE HAWG!! is back on October 26th! Learn all the details and what's new this year! October 13-19 is National Wildlife Refuge Week, and we are celebrating on October 19th with a day full of family activities, including the...
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Monday, September 2, 2019 at 11:03am
In This Edition: Enjoy our feature article about bird migration by Renny Gehman A Refuge Update by the Refuge Manager Up to Date Results for Weekly On The Wing and the Bird Census Results are in for the Adopt-A-Nestbox program, another successful year Don't...
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