Programs and Projects

Big Thank You to our local

Master Naturalists &

Area Volunteers who help make

all the programs at ANC possible! 

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Wendys Bird Mix

1st Saturday Bird Walks

JUNE 2nd @ 7 AM

JULY 7th @ 7 AM

AUG. 4th @ 7 AM 

 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?

  

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RIO BRAZOS STAR PARTY

Come AN”C” the Stars!

Sept. 15th, 2018 from 8:30 to 11 pm

FREE FAMILY EVENT!!

There will be a guest speaker at the Twilight Program under the pavilion

(adjacent to the parking area) at 8:30 pm

Then a short walk to the Farm House where we will have telescopes with Guides.

Please bring a chair to sit, and water or other NON-alcoholic beverage.

We welcome anyone who is interested in sharing knowledge or telescopes w/ the public

Please contact riobrazos.starparty@gmail.com

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Discover Earth Science @
Acton Nature Center Earth Science Event

2018 Theme: Earth as Inspiration

Date: Saturday, October 6, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Exhibits
Demonstrations
Special presentations
Earth science activities for children
Nature walks featuring geology, soils,
landscape formation, and fossils
Earth-inspired art, music, literature, and more

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MONARCH TAGGING @ ANC

Butterfly Life

October 20, 2018, 9 am to 12 noon

For information and directions…

  www.actonnaturecenter.org  /  email:   tagamonarch@gmail.com

 Spend the day with us at the beautiful Acton Nature Center

and learn the life cycle of the amazing Monarch Butterfly.

The king of the butterflies is currently migrating from southern

Canada to the mountains of central Mexico.

We will introduce you to the Monarch Watch Program, which has

studied this incredible butterfly for twenty years.

Your journey will include 5 education stations including

and the actual capture and release of live butterflies.

Volunteers will assist you with how to gently capture and tag Monarchs.

How do they know where Mexico is? Come find out!

 Long pants and closed toed shoes are recommended attire.

(cactus needles….OUCH!)

2012 Tagged Monarch

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Thank you to everyone who came to the

4th Annual Acton Nature Reptile Day

May 5th,2018

A good time was had by all!

Snake I

 

Presented by…  MARK PYLE,

HIS FAMILY, AND

DFW Herpetological Society

Click here to learn more

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S’ MORES with SANTA

DECEMBER 2018 – TBA

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FEATHER FEST.

2019 TBA

HAWK (1)

actonnaturecenter.org  or   riobrazosmn.org

 

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Come Out And 

  Explore!!!

Woods ANC

 

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Tour Acton Nature Center for Your Geocaching

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

Find other Texas Event listing at

http://nonprofit.whofish.org

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