News
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
Photography at Hagerman NWR
Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 9:10am
If you have tried your hand at photographing butterflies, you will appreciate the skill and artistry in an exhibit of twenty-five photographs to be held in the Visitor Center meeting room from October 2 through November 6. The exhibit theme is butterflies...
Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 8:20am
If you have tried your hand at photographing butterflies, you will appreciate the skill and artistry in an exhibit of twenty-five photographs to be held in the Visitor Center meeting room from October 2 through November 6. The exhibit theme is butterflies...
Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 3:38pm
Calling all photographers! August 1 - 31 is the entry period for the 2016 HNWR Nature Photography Contest. Ribbons will be awarded for First, Second, and Third place in each of four categories in 2 divisions: Beginner/Inermediate and Advanced. In addition, a...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 8:05am
For the March 8 meeting of the Friend Nature Phtography Club, a technical program on the use of Adobe Lightroom will be presented by John Mead. You may have seen some of his excellent images from around the world. John promises to give us an overview of the...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 7:59am
:p:p Professional photographer Trey Neal will lead a nature photography workshop at HNWR on Saturday afternoon, May 17, 2014. The workshop, which will begin at 2 pm, will cover: :p:p Depth of Field, Aperture, Exposure:p:p Camera Settings:p:p How I photograph...
Monday, July 1, 2013 at 4:51pm
Rules and entry information are now online for the 4th annual Hagerman NWR photo contest. Just click the pdf symbol to download them.
Monday, October 22, 2012 at 7:21pm
Winners of the 2012 annual Hagerman NWR Photography Contest were announced at Super Saturday. Awards presented were: Flora & Macro Category 3rd Place - Yellow Sulfur on a Sunflower by Laurie Lawler 2nd Place - Painted Lady by Laurie Lawler 1st Place -...
Friday, May 20, 2011
Click attachment for complete information on the 2011 photo contest rules. Entries will be accepted August 1 - September 15, don't miss out!
Friday, April 1, 2011
Click attachment for info on the 3rd annual Spring Photo Safari at Refuge.
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Starting with directions to the Refuge, this file will give you an overview of each area of the Refuge and typical wildlife you may encounter there as well as Refuge hours, photo tips and more!
Friends of Hagerman
6465 Refuge Road
Sherman, TX 75092
(903) 786-2826