Friends of Hagerman host several September programs

Outdoor Crew
Tuesday, September 4th and Saturday September 22nd
Show your love for nature! Join the Outdoor Crew at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, sprucing up trails, trimming
and removing brush, trash and general cleanup! The Outdoor Crew meets on the First Tuesday and Fourth
Saturday of every month. Please email for details and to join the team.

Early Bird Guided Walk
Saturday, September 8, 2018, 8:00am – 9:30am
Master Naturalist Jack Chiles will lead the Early Bird walk for September, weather permitting. Meet at the Visitor
Center. Bring binoculars or borrow ours, return in time for the Second Saturday program.

Second Saturday: Plant and Insect Relationships
Saturday, September 8, 2018, 10:00am – 11:30am
Loriann Garcia, Assistant Professor of Biology at Austin College, will speak about Plant and Insect Relationships.
All are welcome to attend this free program.

The Refuge Rocks
Saturday, September 15, 2018, 10:00am – 11:30am
Ages 4-7:

Who lives in a pond? Fish, frogs, dragonflies, ducks and more! Learn about a pond ecosystem through games, stories
and crafts. Parents are asked to accompany children in this age group. Please visit to register, or call (903) 786-2826 and speak with a volunteer. Please register
each child individually.
Ages 8 – 12:
Who lives in a pond? Beyond fish, frogs and ducks there is POND SCUM!! View the smallest creatures/plants in a
microscope and learn about a pond ecosystem this month! Please visit to
register, or call (903) 786-2826 and speak with a volunteer. Please register each child individually.
FOH Nature Photography Club Meeting
Saturday, September 15, 2018, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Irwin Lightstone will present on "Macro Photography". His photographic work has won numerous awards and is often
featured in the Cactus and Succulent Journal. In his work, Irwin often combines photography with with another
of his passions, growing plants, particularly cacti and succulents.
Tram Tours
All aboard the all-electric Carlos and Eulalia Cardinal Express for a 60 - 90 minute tour along Wildlife Drive at the
Refuge. Free (donations accepted). Guided tours offered at 10 am on Saturdays, weather permitting. Call (903)
786-2826 for reservations since seating is limited. Standbys are accepted, if space permits. Tours are recommended
for age 6 - adult. Please note - please speak to a volunteer 9 am - 4 pm Monday - Saturday or 1 - 5 pm
on Sundays, thank you. Sorry, no dogs other than service animals are allowed on board the tram.