National Wildlife Refuge WeekOctober 11-17, 2015
Since Theodore Roosevelt established the first national wildlife refuge in 1903, the Refuge System has become the world’s premier public lands conservation network, encompassing more than 550 refuges and 38 wetland management districts. Across the nation, this conservation success is typically celebrated every year during the second week of October! Join the fun at Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge!
Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge Week
October 17, 9am – 1pm - Bee Helpful to Pollinators Family Fun
9am – 1pm Butterfly Hunt, tagging & release
9 - 9:30am Pollinator Plant Walk/ Landscaping for pollinators
9 – 9:30am Plight of the Monarch!
10 – 11am AND 12pm - 1: Drawing in Nature
(for teens, young adults, and adults) Click here for more information about supplies to bring to this one- hour workshop.
9am – 1pm Children's Fun Activity Stations (simultaneous
as adult classes above)
Subject to change. Please contact the Refuge Headquarters' Environmental Education Specialist Cindy Fronk or call (512) 339-9432 x 70 for more information.
Fun, learning, hands on activities for all ages.