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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 » August 2019
1
Thu
10:00am – 12:00pm
Garden Docents monthly meeting; visitors are welcome to come and learn more about volunteering in this enjoyable program! The agenda includes reports on past activities, educational topics, and... View Details
3
Sat
9:00am – 11:00am
Enjoy a stroll through the Butterfly Garden at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge. Come on your own or bring the family. Garden docents will be on hand to help you identify the Texas native plants and... View Details
10
Sat
10:00am – 12:00pm
Dr. Ian Thompson, Registered Professional Archaeologist, will be presenting a talk on Ethnobotany. Dr. Thompson and his wife Amy manage the Nan Awaya Heritage Homestead, a bison ranch dedicated to... View Details
11:00am – 1:00pm
Immediately following the Second Saturday program, Wil House will be demonstrating a method of making arrowheads from flint. It will be done outside the Visitor Center so audience will need to dress... View Details
11
Sun
2:00pm – 4:00pm
"The Biology, Behaviors, and Integrated Pest Management of the Emerald Ash Borer" presented by David Parsons. The Emerald Ash Borer is one of the most significant invasive insects since the... View Details
17
Sat
10:00am – 11:30am
"Busy as a Beaver and Overworking Otters" Even though beavers and river otters live in the same sort of habitats, they are completely different animals. They have very different bodies, different... View Details
10:00am – 11:30am
"Busy as a Beaver and Overworking Otters" Even though beavers and river otters live in the same sort of habitats, they are completely different animals. They have very different bodies, different... View Details
At the Refuge
Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 7:41pm
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Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 10:19am
By Wes Crawford The Nestbox program is a well-established volunteer activity of the FOH. This year volunteers are monitoring 52 nest boxes on Harris Creek, Raasch and Meadow Pond Trails. :p:p We usually do box repair, relocations and cleaning during the off...
Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 9:18am
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...
Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 7:54pm
NESTBOX Team Helping Cavity Nesters at HNWR By Wes Crawford:p:p The Nestbox program is a well-established volunteer activity of the FOH. This year volunteers monitored 52 nestboxes on Harris Creek, Raasch and Meadow Pond Trails. As of this writing, 209 birds...
Friday, June 23, 2017 at 7:12pm
Stroll through the Butterfly Garden at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge. Come on your own or bring the family. Garden docents will be on hand to help you identify the Texas native plants and the butterflies in the garden. Use our close-focus butterfly...
Monday, June 12, 2017 at 9:25am
Last week Refuge staff tested the water from the artesian well near the yellow gate just north of the low water crossing by the visitor center, west side. It was positive for total coliforms but negative for E. coli. This is good news, but the fact is...
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 removal, and clearing of over hanging branches, removing invasive plants are SOP for this...
Friday, March 31, 2017 at 9:01am
Enjoy a star party at the Refuge on Friday, April 28. Starting at 8 pm, take a walk on the dark side to observe animal "night life". At 8:40 study the star and planets visible in our night sky. At 9:30, enjoy "Starlight", a look at the constellations and take...
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 11:11am
All units of the Refuge with the exception of Harris Creek Trail portion of Harris Unit and the Visitor Center complex will be closed to the public March 2 - 5 and March 16 - 19 for 2017 Feral Hog Hunt. Please plan you visits accordingly, thank you.
Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 9:05am
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. Newly formed, on February 7, David Parsons, Larry Vargus, Carly Pryor, and Courtney Anderson improved the Harris Ceek Trail 1/4...
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