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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May 31 Deadline to Enter Drawing for Archery Deer Hunt Permit
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 6:27pm

 Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, about 75 miles north of Dallas, Texas on Lake

Texoma, will hold an archery hunt for whitetailed deer, by special permit only, through a
drawing process. Three areas will be open to hunting, approximately 3,780 acres. A total of
200 permits will be issued through a lottery drawing process. A preference point system
is in place. Units open for the 2016 hunt are Sandy, Godwin, and Goode.
New starting this year: To insure a quality and safe hunt, the number of permits issued each
year will change in accordance with the number of acres available to hunt.  For the 2016 hunt, applications will be  accepted at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge beginning May 1 and ending May 31.
Applications may not be postmarked before May 1 or after May 31. There is a $5
application fee (non-refundable) per person and each person may enter only one time. You
must have completed a bowhunter education course to be eligible to apply.* Hunters may
list up to one buddy on the application and may be selected for a maximum of one deer
segment per season. To apply, send your name, address, e-mail address, bowhunter education number, and phone number for each hunter on an index card to:
2016 Archery Deer Hunt
Hagerman NWR
6465 Refuge Road
Sherman, TX 75092
You may also come to the Refuge Headquarters Monday—Friday 7:30-4:00 and
apply in person. Cash will not be accepted.  You must bring a check or money order made
out to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Friends of Hagerman
6465 Refuge Road
Sherman, TX 75092
(903) 786-2826