Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary

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2nd Saturday Bird Walk

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX, United States

2nd Saturday Bird Walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. There are also plenty of opportunities provided for participants to ask questions from experienced birders. Prairie, woodland, and wetland habitats are included in these walks. This program is typically offered monthly from September through June annually.

Free – $12

Family Campout

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX, United States

The Family Campout will offer groups an evening of fantastic discovery after hours! Our programs include team-building activities, the opportunity to experience Texas wildlife, s’mores, and more. Experience what it’s like to be a member of the Heard’s nightlife. And, enjoy a night that your group will never forget! Spots are limited, so be sureRead More

$29

Spring Break Mini-Camps

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX, United States

Each mini-camp explores a different topic, a hike on the sanctuary, and more. On Tuesday, March 12, journey through our Solar System and beyond! On Wednesday, March 13, find out how fossils are formed and learn about some of the fossils that can be found in our area. On Thursday, March 14, we'll use theRead More

$24

Owl Prowl

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX, United States

Join us for our annual fan-favorite Owl Prowl. This year's presentation features the Heard's screech owls, Pudge and Poe. Discover the answer to some commonly asked questions: Can they turn their head all around? How far away can they hear a pin drop? We'll also talk about which owls make North Texas their home andRead More

$18 – $20

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2nd Saturday Bird Walk

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX, United States

2nd Saturday Bird Walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. There are also plenty of opportunities provided for participants to ask questions from experienced birders. Prairie, woodland, and wetland habitats are included in these walks. This program is typically offered monthly from September through June annually.

Free – $12

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2nd Saturday Bird Walk

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX, United States

2nd Saturday Bird Walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. There are also plenty of opportunities provided for participants to ask questions from experienced birders. Prairie, woodland, and wetland habitats are included in these walks. This program is typically offered monthly from September through June annually.

Free – $12

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2nd Saturday Bird Walk

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX, United States

2nd Saturday Bird Walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. There are also plenty of opportunities provided for participants to ask questions from experienced birders. Prairie, woodland, and wetland habitats are included in these walks. This program is typically offered monthly from September through June annually.

Free – $12
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