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
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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
Latest News
Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 2:03pm
Read about the many different types of Blackbirds in our area and help us welcome the new work campers! Also, did you know that our very common Eastern redcedar is really a nickname for our native Juniper Tree? Enjoy these articles, plenty of wonderful...
Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 1:19pm
Read about the many different types of Blackbirds in our area and help us welcome the new work campers! Also, did you know that our very common Eastern redcedar is really a nickname for our native Juniper Tree? Enjoy these articles, plenty of wonderful...
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 8:49pm
In this month's edition: read about the geese heading to the refuge in the thousands! Here we go again: Learn how the current flooding of Lake Texoma compares with past floods, and mark your calendar with all of the events from our printable event sheet...
Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 4:16pm
*Special Edition* with information about the Monarch Butterflies and American White Pelicans migrating through the refuge in October! Also--find out about the Refuge Roundup on October 13th and High on the Hawg on November 3rd! Find out what the refuge staff...
Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 1:59pm
Meet one of the refuge's most generous benefactors: Carlos Araoz, and learn about his latest donation. Also--the Bluebird Adopt-A-Nestbox results are in, and the numbers are up!
Monday, July 30, 2018 at 7:04pm
Check out our new look and PRINTABLE Event Sheet and Bird List! Also this month, meet the newly hired maintenance worker: Caleb Derrick and our volunteer of the month: Bonnie Baker.
Monday, July 2, 2018 at 10:08am
Get the latest news and events for July, click the pdf symbol for this month's edition of the Featherless Flyer
Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 7:41pm
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Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 7:34pm
Youth educators Cindy Steele and Donna Rogers share a wrap of this spring's school field trips in this edition of the Featherless Flyer - plus - learn more about the Early Bird Guided Walk for June, go Birding with Jack, and Test your Tree IQ. Photo Club...
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...
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