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
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!
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.   

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  and Amazon donates to Friends of Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge Foundation. 


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!
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. 
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 » September 2019
10:00am – 11:30am
Dr. Schulze will provide an update on the nearby Sneed property and what Austin College is studying there. His update will cover the past 3 years. Peter Schulze is Professor Biology and Environmental... View Details
10:00am – 11:30am
"Coyotes Are Having a Howling Good Time" At first glance, you might think a coyote is your neighbor's dog running down the street. It might not be a dog. Coyotes are often mistaken for dogs. They... View Details
10:00am – 11:30am
"Coyotes Are Having a Howling Good Time" At first glance, you might think a coyote is your neighbor's dog running down the street. It might not be a dog. Coyotes are often mistaken for dogs. They... View Details
1:00pm – 3:00pm
Alan Daniel will present the program "Photography - No Travel Required." Alan's presentation will take you to his favorite places in the DFW area to capture great photographs. Alan is an officer in... View Details
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Bowhunter Field Education at HNWR
Monday, March 7, 2016 at 7:55pm

 Doug Lambert will conduct a Field Education Course for Bowhunters at HNWR on Saturday, April 16, from 9 am - 3 pm.

Bowhunter Education Field Day, 16 April 2016

Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge

9 am – 3 pm

The minimum age for certification is 12 years old. 18 and under will need a parent/guardian signature and parent/guardian attendance is preferred. Under 12 are welcome in the class, with parent/guardian attendance.

Students must have the online portion of Bowhunter Education completed.  See the website for online -  and then choose State (Texas). Online portion takes 2 hours or more.

At the end of the online course is the test. After the test is finished, print the Field Day qualifier; the fee for the online course/Qualifier is $30.00 paid online.  Students must bring the Qualifier form to class, as it will be sent to TPWD with the field day course documents.

Field Day Registration:  Email or text 817 223 2839

May also register at the door as long as seats are available

The fee for the TPWD Field Day course will be $15.00, to be paid at the class. Checks and cash are accepted.

The class will include some range time during the course to evaluate shooting ability, but there is no actual requirement to shoot. A couple of bows will be available for those who desire to shoot.

Boots, pants, insect repellant, etc. are suggested for outdoor portion, and dress for the weather. 

Bring a brown bag lunch and soda or water.

Contact Doug Lambert (817 223 2839) with any questions.




Friends of Hagerman
6465 Refuge Road
Sherman, TX 75092
(903) 786-2826