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 » August 2019
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
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
10:00am – 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
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
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
About Friends
Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 8:37am
The 2016 Annual Meeting of the Friends of Hagerman is set for 2 pm, Sunday, March 20. All Friends members and interested persons are invited to celebrate the organization's accomplishments over the past year, hear a report on the Refuge, and elect directors...
Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 9:40am
It’s back and better than ever! Enjoy a fine evening of dinner and music at Hagerman's popular "High on the Hawg" fundraising feast on Saturday, November 21. Savor pulled pork BBQ, baked beans, cole slaw, potato salad, drinks and a variety of pies! :p:p...
Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 8:21pm
New merchandise has arrived in the Nature Nook! Check out the new display of nature themed earrings, birds, butterflies, flowers and more, made of recycled materials. Walking sticks and Hagerman NWR medallions are both in, along with handy folding water...
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
You can help spread the word about the great Second Saturday programs at Hagerman NWR! Click attachment and print poster to hang in your school, library, favorite coffee shop, etc. and THANKS! This is a cool event!
Saturday, March 26, 2011
The Friends celebrated accomplishments for 2010 at the Annual Meeting, March 26, 2011. Click the link for ATTACHMENT to view a pdf version of the slide presentation showing the year's activities.
Thursday, June 4, 2009
Hagerman NWR can always use another Friend! Go to Membership to download membership application and join today.
Thursday, February 21, 2008
Friends of Hagerman NWR Foundation is a 501(c)(3) corporation whose mission is to instill reverence, respect and conservation of our wild creatures and habitats through supporting environmental education, recreational activities, and programs of Hagerman...
Thursday, February 21, 2008
When arriving at this page from the News button, you will find all of the news items listed. To view a specific news item, select a subject from the list to the left.
Thursday, November 15, 2007
President - Dick Malnory Vice-President - Laurie Sheppard Treasurer - Kay Casey Secretary - Sue Malnory Hagerman NWR Representative - Rick Cantu Board Members: Kay Casey, Mike Chiles, Mike Davis, Gail Flynn, Peggy Harlan, Kay Karns, Susan Knowles, Dick...
Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Visitors to Hagerman NWR can purchase T-shirts depicting various wildlife at the Refuge, hats, caps, postcards, bottled water and soft drinks at Refuge Headquarters, and COMING SPRING 2011, a full service nature book and gift shop in the new visitor facility...
Friends of Hagerman
6465 Refuge Road
Sherman, TX 75092
(903) 786-2826