NWR Week will be celebrated on Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 8:30 am to 4pm at Doeskin Ranch Public Use Area
The family-friendly event is FREE.
Water Wonders - 9-10 am
Birds & Butterflies - 9-10:30 am
Hiking Ancient Seabeds-9am -noon
Native Grass Walk - 9:30 -10:30 am
Walking Stick Walk - 10-11:15 am & 1:15-2:30 pm
The Spider Walk -10-11:15 am & 1:15-2:30 pm
Fly! Fly! Fly! Monarch migration presented by Lucas Miller, author and children's performer - 11:30 - noon
Snakes Alive! - 12:15-1:00 pm
Native Medicinal & Edible Plants - 1:15 - 3pm
Nature Photography Workshop for Adults - 2-4 pm, pre-registration required - call 512/339-9432 (Rob Iski) or email@example.com
Nature Walk 2:30 - 4pm
And more! Look for bizarre water creatures, catch and tag Monarchs (if they are migrating this day), watch for migrating hawks. You can even enter the butterfly tent.
Wear comfortable hiking shoes, water, binoculars and cameras are encouraged.
Times and activities are subject to change. All events are at the Doeskin ranch Unit of the Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge of RR 1174
Call the refuge at 512-339-9432 for details or email firstname.lastname@example.org Large groups are encouraged to pre-register.
Directions: Doeskin Ranch is located on RR 1174. If you are coming from the south, it is about 1.5 miles north of the intersection of RR 1174 and Cow Creek/County Road 328. If you are coming from the north, it is 2.3 miles south of the intersection of RR 1174 and RR 1869. It is on the east side of the road.