Header

September Programs

 

Butterflies in the Field

Guadalupe River State Park

Friday, September 26, 2014

10 a.m.-Noon


Canceled

Join us for a walk along the trails of our park in search of butterflies. From queens to pipevine swallowtails you’ll learn tips and tricks to identifying our scale-winged wonders. This program is free with a Park Pass or a $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free). Please meet at the Park Headquarters. 

 

Archery in the Park

Guadalupe River State Park

Saturday, September 27, 2014

10 a.m.-Noon or 1-3 p.m.

Canceled

 

The Friends of Guadalupe River and the State Park are pleased to invite you out for a new program at the park! Archery is one of the safest outdoor activities. You will have the opportunity to learn the skill of archery through a disciplined approach. There are a limited number of slots available for these first two sessions. Please email craig.hensley@tpwd.texas.gov to reserve your slot. Please note this is for persons ages 10 and up. This program is free with a Park Pass or a $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free). Please meet at the Rust House.

Bauer Unit at Night

Guadalupe River State Park

Saturday, September 27, 2014

7-9:30 p.m.

 

The Bauer Unit of Guadalupe River State Park will be our destination for a walk under the stars. We’ll meet at the Park Headquarters and then drive over to the Unit’s entrance for a walk in search of creatures of the night. Be sure to bring a flashlight.  This program is free with a Park Pass or a $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free).

 

Volunteer Opportunities

 

Butterfly Surveys

Thursdays, September 11 & 25

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meet at Headquarters

 

If you would like to help our ongoing efforts to monitor butterfly populations, please plan to join Park Ranger Craig Hensley and volunteers for either one or both of these surveys. Experience is not required (you’ll learn as we go along). Please be sure to bring water, dress for hot weather and a sack lunch. Please email Craig at craig.hensley@tpwd.texas.gov with questions or to inquire.

 

Bird Banding Training

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Meet at Headquarters

 

If you are interested in learning more about the bird banding opportunities at our park and Honey Creek, here is an opportunity to learn more. We will begin the training session with nets opening in the field right at 8:30 a.m. with banding going on until 11 a.m. We will then break for lunch and continue with an indoor session on banding specifics at the Discovery Center. We are specifically looking for individuals that want to become directly involved in banding efforts. If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Craig at craig.hensley@tpwd.texas.gov.