John Bunker Sands Wetland Center

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Before the Smores: Coyotes in the City

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center 655 Martin Lane, Combine, TX

Join the JBS Wetland Center in November when Texas Parks and Wildlife Urban Biologist Rachel Richter will be presenting about this highly adaptive native Texas mammal. Enjoy a cool-weather boardwalk, campfire songs and s'mores. Younger guests will have a coyote craft to take home, and guests over 21 can enjoy a Coyote Margarita for anRead More

$15

Hunters of the Night – Bats & Owls

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center 655 Martin Lane, Combine, TX

Owls and bats have amazing adaptations that allow them to be THE hunters of the night! BCI Bat Ambassador Carol Garrison will share some amazing information about these creatures and lead a stroll on the boardwalk to enjoy the darkness of the wetland. An educational owl from Rogers Wildlife Rehabilitation Center will be part ofRead More

$15

Beauty of the Wetland Guided Boardwalk Tour

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center 655 Martin Lane, Combine, TX

What better way to enjoy the wetland than by getting into the wetland via our boardwalk. Join a Wetland team member for a guided walk and learn about the many cool things happening in the wetland. Learn about the mammals, birds, amphibian ands plants that call the wetland their home. Wear a hat, bring someRead More

$5

Nighttime is the Right Time for Texas Frogs and Toads

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center 655 Martin Lane, Combine, TX

Join John Bunker Sands Wetlands Preserve for an evening celebrating some Texas amphibians. Jessie Crowley will teach guests how to ID frogs and toads by sound, and then head out onto the boardwalk after sunset for an amphibian watch! THe evening will finish with s’mores and campfire songs around the firepit. The event includes aRead More

$15

Thursday Home School Classes

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center 655 Martin Lane, Combine, TX

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center is excited to announce the 2021/2022 Homeschool calendar! All programs are held on the 2nd Thursday of each month 10-11:30am starting in September. The classes are a blend of indoor & outdoor learning ideal for ages 6+. All ages are taught together, and parents are invited to stay in ourRead More

$9

Family Fun Day – Survival for Kids

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center 655 Martin Lane, Combine, TX

Come and join the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center for a morning where kids will learn the basics of surviving if lost on the trail or even in a large shopping area. The wetland center will discuss what to take on a walk, steps to help from getting lost and maybe even look at startingRead More

$7

Project Wet Education Workshop

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center 655 Martin Lane, Combine, TX

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center invites you to explore and share the fascinating world of water systems using fun, hands-on educational activities that are teacher designed and engaging for the students. The workshop is open to all classroom teachers, informal educators, home school parents, and scout and youth leaders.  Explore more than 50 easy-to-implement lessonRead More

$25

Texas Aquatic Science

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center 655 Martin Lane, Combine, TX

Texas Aquatic Science is a comprehensive aquatic science curriculum for middle school and high school students. This workshop is designed to introduce the curriculum along with the curriculum of the Wetland Center and how to best use the activities and supplemental materials for an enhanced experience. The registration deadline is June 9th. John Bunker SandsRead More

$15

Project Wild

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center 655 Martin Lane, Combine, TX

Project Wild will give you new, fun and educational activities that are hands-on as students learn about wildlife ecosystems. John Bunker Sands Wetland Center is a Texan by Nature Conservation Partner.

$20

Before The S’mores Evening Series

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center 655 Martin Lane, Combine, TX

Join the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center as they begin a spring series of monthly open-house style programming featuring a variety of themes and activities for the entire family! Each event will include an engaging presentation, crafts for the kids, and guided/self-paced night walks on the boardwalk. They will end each evening with an oldRead More

$15

John Bunker Sands Aquatic Science Investigations Camp

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center 655 Martin Lane, Combine, TX

Looking for a fun camp for your 10th-12th grade child that is full of discovery, fun and has an academic twist? Look no more! ASI: Aquatic Science Investigations is the answer. The Wetland Center is holding a week-long camp focusing on wetland environments which includes day trips to Texas wetlands, data collecting and analysis andRead More

Free

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center Family Fun Days

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center 655 Martin Lane, Combine, TX

Join the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center this summer for any or all of their Family Fun Day programs. Follow the Incredible Journey of Water, Journal and Draw with Nature Journaling for Kids, Learn about Birds of the Wetland, Discover the interconnectivity of food chains and food webs, Explore the world of insects, Take theRead More

$7
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