Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge activities in January
By Friends of Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge
Jan 5, 2019
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Unfortunately, events occurring during the government shutdown
will be cancelled.


Second Saturday: Ethnobotany

Saturday, January 12, 10:00-11:30 a.m.

Dr Ian Thompson will be talking about “Ethnobotany” and how the Choctaws are dealing with environmental issues.


Refuge Rocks: “Winter at the Refuge”

Saturday, January 19 10:00-11:30 a.m., Ages 4-10

Calling all Nature Detectives! Come discover what’s happening on the refuge in winter!  The refuge is full of activity during the cold days of winter.  We will discover who makes the refuge home during the winter, as well as exploring how to recognize signs of animal life.  Parents are asked to stay for the 4-6 age group; ages 7-10 will have separate, age-appropriate activities. Come out to the refuge for this fun program! 


FOH Photo Club Meeting

Saturday, January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Come listen to our resident expert, Jack Chiles, show and tell us where to take the best photographs of our favorite subjects at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge.


Outdoor Crew

Saturday, January 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! Though The Outdoor Crew normally meets on the First Tuesday and Fourth Saturday of every month, they will not be meeting on New Years Day. Please email for details and to join the team.


Tram Tours, Saturday and Sundays at 2:00 p.m., Reservations Recommended.

Take a guided tour of the refuge with an expert birder aboard the open air, all-electric Carlos and Eulalia Cardinal Express!  Enjoy a trip along Wildlife Drive and some of the Pad roads at the Refuge, with frequent stops to view and photograph wildlife, especially birds.  Learn about the history of the town of Hagerman and the operation of the refuge.


This 60-90-minute guided tour is offered every Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm, weather permitting.  Please call to reserve your seat: 903-786-2826 between 9am-4 pm Monday thru Saturday or from 1pm to 5 pm on Sundays, Standbys are welcome, if space permits.  Tours are free of charge; however, donations to the tram maintenance fund are appreciated.