Programs and Projects


1st Saturday Bird Walks

OCT. 1ST @7am

NOV.  5TH @7am

DEC.  3RD @7am

 FREE to All!!!
If you have them, bring binoculars and field guide.
Stroll along and learn with Dr. Billy Teels.

How many species will YOU see?

Wendys Bird Mix




  ANC Star Parties are Awesome!! 

The Sept. 10th Star Party was amazing, even after the wonderful rain, 

the skies cleared up to show off the Milky Way, Saturn and much more!

As always, the Master Naturalist did a totally awesome job of hosting this event!!

Thank you to all who came out to enjoy and all Volunteers!!!


(please contact us at

 Sponsored by:

Rio Brazos Master Naturalists

Friends of Acton Nature Center

Hood County Development District #1

click For information on

The Rio Brazos chapter of Texas Master Naturalists 

OR  contact us at,


 Monarch Tagging Event…

2012 Tagged Monarch

 October 15th, 2016, 9am to 12pm

Spend the day with the Master Naturalist and learn the life cycle of the Monarch butterfly.

The king of the butterflies is currently in the midst of its epic migration from

southern Canada to the mountains of central Mexico.

You will be introduced to the Monarch Watch Program that has studied this incredible

butterfly for 20 years!

Volunteers will assist you with the capture, tagging and release of a live Monarch.

Long pants and closed toed shoes are recommended attire.

This is a Free event and enjoyed by all ages!!


DEC. 8TH, 2016 @ ANC


S’mores with Santa


 (More info. coming soon)


2nd Annual Acton Nature Reptile Day

 WAS Funtastic!!!

Next Reptile Day will be

1st Saturday May 2017 

Presented by…  MARK PYLE,


DFW Herpetological Society

Click here to learn more



GBBBC Cedar Waxwing for T shirt

2nd Annual Feather Fest. 

Date TBA



Come out and do some exploring!!

Woods ANC


Tour Acton Nature Center for Your Geocaching

 (click for  info on how to become a “cacher”)

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