Super Second Saturday at Hagerman

Get ready for super Saturday celebration at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge!

Super Saturday
Saturday, October 13, 2012, 9:00am - 4:00pm
A full day of nature activities, walk, talks, demos and hands-on!

Location:
Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge
6465 Refuge Rd, Sherman
Contact: Susan Knowles
9037862826
friendsofhagerman@gmail.com

Birding Walk
Saturday, October 13, 2012, 9:00am - 10:00pm
Walk one of the trails at Hagerman, led by experienced birders, Jack Chiles and Mile Pease. Meet in Visitor Center Lobby to join walk.

How to Use, Care for Binoculars
Saturday, October 13, 2012, 9:00am - 10:00am
Optics 101 - demonstration, in Exhibit Area, Visitor Center.

Make a Window Feather Guard
Saturday, October 13, 2012, 10:00am - 11:00am
Hands-on craft activity for all ages - assemble a feather guard to take home, hang on window to prevent bird strikes, with Sue Malnory. Meet in Audio Visual Classroom, FOH Center.
Fly-tying Demonstration
Saturday, October 13, 2012, 10:00am - 11:00pm
Dr. David Coble will demonstrate the art of tying flies, in Exhibit Area, Visitor Center.

Rainwater Harvesting
Saturday, October 13, 2012, 11:00am - 12:00pm Learn to save the liquid that is becoming more precious than oil, with Master Gardener Steve Fleming, in Visitor Center Meeting Room.

Craft a Wildflower Seed Bomb
Saturday, October 13, 2012, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Become a "guerrilla gardener" with your homemade clay seed bomb, with Cathy Van Bebber. Meet in Staff Parking Carport at Refuge

Dragonfly Walk
Saturday, October 13, 2012, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Go for a guided Dragonfly Walk, led by Dr. Wayne Meyer - there are nearly 200 species in North Texas. Walk will depart from Visitor Center Lobby.

Blackland Prairie Raptors
Saturday, October 13, 2012, 11:00am - 1:00pm
See the Blackland Prairie Raptors up close, great for kids and phto opps! These birds of prey that have been rehabilitated but cannot be released. Patio, Visitor Center.

Lunch with the Lions!
Saturday, October 13, 2012, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Lunch will be catered by the Sherman Noon Lions - a variety of family friendly menu items, prices vary. You are also welcome to bring your own food and non alcoholic beverages for a picnic. Served from Hunt Kitchen, with tables set outdoors.

Annual Photo Contest Award Ceremony
Saturday, October 13, 2012, 12:00pm - 12:45pm
See the winning photos for 2012! Winners of the 3rd Annual Hagerman NWR Photo Contest will be announced and awards presented by Laurie Sheppard, FOH Nature Photography Club president.

Butterfly Walk
Saturday, October 13, 2012, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Enjoy a stroll to see which Butterflies are still out and about at the Refuge, led by Laurie Sheppard. Meet in Visitor Center Lobby to join walk.

How to Use e-bird
Saturday, October 13, 2012, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Jack Chiles will show how to use e-bird, Cornell's online check-list program. Meeting Room,Visitor Center.

Learn More About Birds
Saturday, October 13, 2012, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Learn by doing - hands-on activities for all ages, learn bird topography and how birds are/are not like mammals, amphibians, with Sue & Dick Malnory. Audio Visual Classroom, FOH Center.

Green Fire
Saturday, October 13, 2012, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Don't miss this environmental film - Green Fire - the Story of legendary environmentalist,Aldo Leopold. Visitor Center Meeting Room.

Backyard Birds for Fall
Saturday, October 13, 2012, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Susan Knowles will show the backyard birds we see in autumn, setting up feeders and more. Meeting Room, Visitor Center.

For Children - Wildlife Bingo
Saturday, October 13, 2012, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Play Butterfly and Bird Bingo! Involves picture matching, parents are welcome! Audio Visual Classroom, FOH Center. Leader - Carolyn Kohls

Canoeing 101
Saturday, October 13, 2012, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dry-land presentation by Aris Tsamis, Mariner Sails, Inc. The Refuge is awaiting approval for year-round canoeing and kayaking up Big Mineral Creek! Meeting Room, Visitor Center.

Origami Critters
Saturday, October 13, 2012, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Fold a butterfly, a frog and more, with the Malnorys. Audio Visual Classroom, FOH Center.


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