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Volunteering With the Friends of Hagerman NWR

Many opportunities await those who would like to try something new, gain experience, develop skills,  build confidence, and meet new people with similar interests, all while learning about nature. A wide range of positions are available—everything from mowing fields to greeting people in the Visitor Center. There is something for everyone!

For more information, please contact us: friendsofhagerman@gmail.com 

Meet people from all over the world as you distribute refuge information and maps. 

Teach children about nature and the importance of conservation, while meeting other like-minded educators.

Work with Refuge staff on refuge projects.

Mow trails and work outside on projects with the Refuge's equipment.

Join the Work Crew to keep the refuge beautiful and safe for the birds and other wildlife.

Join the Butterfly Garden Maintenance team--it takes a lot of people to have a beautiful garden!

Other Opportunities:

  • Boundary sign assessment and replacement, along with limb trimming
  • General maintenance of refuge signs
  • Trimming limbs along refuge trails
  • Folding brochures for stocking in brochure boxes and stocking brochure boxes
  • Staining of parking area delineation at Meyers Unit and Crow Hill trailhead
  • Painting gates at:
    • Meadow Pond Trail
    • Refuge Road north of low water crossing
    • Goode Road at Refuge boundary
    • Sandy Point Road
    • Boundary at Green tract
    • Keyes Road
    • Bennett Lane leading into RF-11 agricultural field
    • Nocona Unit
  • Painting H-braces at new Nocona Unit parking area
  • Washing and fueling refuge vehicles
  • Janitorial services in the shop, shop break room, and maintenance warehouse
  • Caulking and painting the FoH building and well house
  • Power washing exterior walls at the Visitor Center and maintenance shop
  • Cleaning windows at the maintenance shop

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Events and activities hosted by the Friends of Hagerman are funded by donations and powered solely by volunteers.  There are no fees for admission to the refuge or parking; the refuge is open from sunrise to sunset every day of the year, drive on any road unless gated.

6465 Refuge Road

Sherman, TX 75092


Kroger: Stop by the customer service desk at Kroger and link your Kroger Card to the Friends of Hagerman: the Friends will get rewards for every dollar you spend, at no cost to you.

Please add friendsofhagerman@gmail.com to your contacts to ensure delivery of registration confirmations, account information and the Featherless Flyer

Special thanks to Nancy Miller for the amazing photo of the Visitor Center 

See you at the refuge!

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