Programs and Projects

 


Acton Nature Center

Great Backyard

February 15 & 16th, 2020

The Acton Nature Center (ANC) will be participating in the

Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) on February 15 & 16th, 2020

the GBBC is a fun, FREE, and easy event that engages birdwatchers

of all ages in counting birds to create a real-time snapshot of bird

populations. This will be the 13th year that the ANC has been involved

in the activity by conducting bird walks led by Rio Brazos Master Naturalist,

Dr. Billy Teels. Walks will begin at 7 am on Saturday, Feb. 15 and Sunday,

Feb. 16, and both last approximately 3 hours.

Everyone is invited and should meet in the ANC parking area by 7 am

On Saturday there will be a presentation given by Dr. Teels at 10 am,

following the walk, at the Farm House Education Center. 

Sponsored ByRio Brazos Master Naturalist, Acton Nature Center, &

Hood County Development District #1

 


 

Wendys Bird Mix

1st Saturday Bird Walks

Feb. 1st @ 7AM

Mar. 7th @7 AM

Apr. 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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LOCAL SNAKE SPECIALISTS

   MARK PYLE,

DFW Herpetological Society

 www.dfwherp.org

Click here to learn more


Acton Nature center

1st FRIDAY HOME-SCHOOL

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

PROGRAM CALENDAR

2019-2020

Exciting new Homeschool classes are scheduled to begin in September 2019!
2019/2020 ANC Homeschool Program preliminary agenda
September 6th – Picture This: the Many Faces of Earth Science – Wendy Moore and Melody Holm

February 7th – Birds at the ANC – Billy Teels and Dave Moore
March 6th – Constellations of the Night Sky – Nadia Lambert
April 3rd – Every Rock Tells a Story – Melody Holm
May 1st – Seining at the Langdon Ranch – Billy Teels
*Dates are subject to change due to weather conditions
Please mark your calendar with these dates.

  Registration BEGINS approximately 2 weeks before each class AND 

conformation emails sent back to you on Wed. before the Fri. class

There is no fee, however students must be registered to participate in a class. 

Class size is limited to approximately 20 participants.

A Parent must accompany their child/children to classes.
The Acton Nature Center Home-school Program is a Master-Naturalist

led 2 hour program held on the first Friday morning of each month.

Families are invited to explore the ANC with their children and

participate in a class led by Rio Brazos Master Naturalists.

Students participate in hands-on science, art, and nature education outdoors.

Each month a new topic is explored which encourages youth to get outdoors and explore the natural world.
Questions & Registration at… anc.homeschool@gmail.com
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FREE EVENT

THE MONARCHS ARE COMING TO ANC

…and headed to Mexico

TBA 2020

For information and directions…
www.actonnaturecenter.org email: tagamonarch@gmail.com

 

Big Thank You FOR A TERRIFIC EVENT… to our local
Master Naturalists
(Rio Brazos Chapter Information)
&
Area Volunteers who help make
all the programs at ANC possible! 

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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”)

 

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO GEOCACHING 

 

Find other Texas Event listing at

http://nonprofit.whofish.org

 

 

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