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National Wildlife Refuge Week

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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!

Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week

Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge Week

Saturday, Oct. 15, 8am – 12pm 

8am – 8:30am       Welcome
9:30am, 11am Nature Photo Strolls – Creek Trail
9am, 10:30am Nature Photo Strolls – Rimrock Trail

8:30am  - 9am Phone Photography
9:30am – 10am Camera Photography
Children's Fun Activity Stations 
Saturday, Oct. 15, 9am – 12pm
Alien Invasions – Native & Non native plants: make a sun print
Warning, Warning! Coloration activity: Where’s Waldo?
Scavenger Hunt: on Pond & Prairie Trail
Beauty in the Eye of the Beholder: Splendid Selfies with Nature
 (put on your favorite bird wings, or be a monarch butterfly
  in your very unique nature selfie)
Phone Photography
9am-12pm Lower portions of Rim Rock Trail
Learn how to use your cellphone to create photography. Create selfies and other unique photos using hand-altering and digital techniques.
Camera Photography
10am-12pm  Creek Trail
Share your photos and stories at Official Federal Recreation Lands 2016 Photo Contest – tips, tricks from local photographers on landscape, water, light and dark, landscape and portrait settings
To register to attend this FREE event, contact Cindy Fronk or Jane Brunclik.


Fun, learning, hands on activities for all ages.

Last Updated: Aug 05, 2016
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