Log in

Free Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge Field Trips

Enjoy a fun-filled day of learning about nature, at the refuge or in your classroom.

Apply Now! First come, first served.

Ranger Spencer Beard and volunteers from the Bluestem Master Naturalists will ensure that you and your students enjoy a fun-filled learning experience.  

TEKS will be provided with lesson plans.  Programs include your choice of the following:

1)  Ranger's Choice Grade-Level Program (Four Stations):

    • Grades k-4: Nature Scavenger Hunt, Monarch Migration, Gravity Grasshoppers, Healthy Habitats
    • Grades 5-8: Nature Scavenger Hunt, Adaptation Artistry, Prey vs. Predator, Ants on a Twig

2)  Self-Guided Independent Study

3)  Special Topic Program Request

    • Request a topic relating to your current studies.

4)  Ranger Classroom Visit 

Let us know the start time and number of hours you prefer; all field trips must conclude by 3:30 PM.

Hagerman NWR requires an adult:student ratio of 1:25, with a maximum of 150 students.  The refuge will provide at least one presenter per station (usually a Master Naturalist).  The teacher is asked to assist with moving students between stations.

Contact Us for more information.

To request a field trip, hit Register below.

    • January 01, 2023
    • (CST)
    • January 01, 2050
    • (CST)
    • Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge

Search for any word--do not use quotes for phrases

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!

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software