Programs and Projects

 

1st Saturday Bird Walks

AUG. 6th CANCELED Due to Vacations

SEPT. 3RD @7am

OCT.  1ST @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

 

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  ANC Star Parties are Awesome!! 

NEXT STAR PARTY

SEPTEMBER 10TH, 2016,  8PM TO 11PM

We will have a guest speaker at the twilight program under the

pavilion adjacent to the parking lot starting at 8 pm followed by a

short walk down the path to the farmhouse where we will have

telescopes with guides.

Please bring a chair to sit, water to drink and enjoy the evening.

Restrooms are available on site.

We welcome anyone who is interested in sharing knowledge or

telescopes with the public

(please contact us at riobrazos.starparty@gmail.com)

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, riobrazos.starparty@gmail.com

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 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!!

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DEC. 8TH, 2016 @ ANC

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S’mores with Santa

Santa

 (More info. coming soon)

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2nd Annual Acton Nature Reptile Day

 WAS Funtastic!!!

Next Reptile Day will be

1st Saturday May 2017 

Presented by…  MARK PYLE,

HIS FAMILY, AND

DFW Herpetological Society

Click here to learn more

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GBBBC Cedar Waxwing for T shirt

2nd Annual Feather Fest. 

Date TBA

AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU!!!

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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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