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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 » October 2019
3
Thu
10:00am – 11:30am
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
5
Sat
10:00am – 12:00pm
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
12
Sat
8:00am – 10:00am
Master Naturalist Jack Chiles will lead our early bird walk, weather permitting. Meet at the Visitor Center. Bring binoculars or borrow ours. Return in time for the Second Saturday program. Free and... View Details
10:00am – 11:30am
What do we think we know about black bears? They're black, right? (Sometimes, but they are also brown or cinnamon or blonde). They hibernate, right? (Kind of - they undergo 'winter lethargy', but... View Details
19
Sat
All Day
- Start this special day by joining Master Naturalist Jack Chiles for a Guided Bird Walk to learn about the birds that inhabit the Refuge. Meet in the Visitor Center parking lot at 8 a.m.. - See five... View Details
10:00am – 11:30am
"Along Came a Spider" It's no wonder that one of our most popular superheroes is based on a man who has some of the best qualities of spiders. They can do some awesome stuff! Some fear them. Others... View Details
10:00am – 11:30am
"Along Came a Spider" It's no wonder that one of our most popular superheroes is based on a man who has some of the best qualities of spiders. They can do some awesome stuff! Some fear them. Others... View Details
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Sat
4:00pm – 7:00pm
The 10th Annual High on the Hawg BBQ and silent auction will be held October 26, from 4-7 p.m. at Hagerman NWR. Come and enjoy pulled pork and all the fixings! Proceeds from this event will go toward... View Details
Coming Soon
Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 8:26am
Butterfly Garden Docents will meet at HNWR at 10 am on August 3. On the agenda - butterfly and native plants training, activity reports, and planning for future events. Visitors are welcome to attend the meeting. The docents meet on first Thursday of each...
Monday, April 10, 2017 at 8:29am
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Friday, March 31, 2017 at 8:54am
The Junior Duck Stamp Art Exhibit is on tour across the country and will be on display at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge from April 30 – May 7, 2017. In conjunction with this national exhibit, art students from local schools will display works that...
Friday, August 19, 2016 at 10:23am
We have one place open, due to a cancellation. Accepting online registration only, no mail-in or in-person. What: Drawing and Nature Journaling Workshop When: Saturday, October 29, 10 am – 4 pm:p:p Where: Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, 6465 Refuge...
Monday, February 29, 2016 at 8:25am
March 7 - 11 AND March 16! Join us for Spring Break Family Fun at the Refuge - activities, crafts, nature videos, and weather permitting, walks and tram tours! See Hagerman Youth Page for event details. All free of charge.
Friday, May 31, 2013 at 8:03am
A brand new program at Hagerman NWR, for ages 4 - 7 and ages 8 - 12 will meet on the FIRST Saturday of each month, beginning August 3. Second Saturday for Youth is being discontinued after July, 2013. We are excited to be able to serve more youngsters in...
Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 7:00am
Mark your calendar for October 13, Super Saturday. A full day - 9 am - 4 pm - of nature activitres, free and open to the public. Walks, talks, demonstrations, crafts and more. Lunch will be provided by Sherman Noon Lions and there will be a charge for the...
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Sherman, TX 75092
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