Upcoming Events

June 1- August 31, 2017

The Beauty of the Wetland:
Photography Contest


Join us in capturing "The Beauty of the Wetland" during our 2017 Photography Contest. All photos are to be taken at the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center during the period of June 1-August 31. Below is the Entry Form link showing the contest divisions and rules. All first place winners (and one guest) will be invited to the Annual Benefit (valued at $200) and have their photographs displayed at the Wetland Center. Get that camera out this summer and enjoy "The Beauty of the Wetland!"
Call Linda Dunn 972-474-9100 or email: ldunn@wetlandcenter.com with any questions.
The Beauty of the Wetland Photo Contest PDF
  • Date:
    June 1 - August 31, 2017
  • Cost:
    See flyer for details.
  • Venue:
    JBS Wetland Center

June 13; July 11; August 8

2nd Tuesday Summer Family Fun Days!


Join the Wetland Center staff and dive into new topics every month. Engage the whole family in hands-on field investigations. Tuesday, June 13 - Fishin' for Critters; Tuesday, July 11 - Wasting Water is Weird!; Tuesday, August 8 - Walk on the Wetland Wildside. Check out the flyer for more details. Pre-registration is required. Programs are FREE!
Call Linda Dunn 972-474-9100 or email: ldunn@wetlandcenter.com with any questions.
2nd Tuesday Summer Family Fun Day PDF
  • Date:
    June 13; July 11; August 8 2017
  • Cost:
    FREE! Must Pre-Register
  • Venue:
    JBS Wetland Center

Friday, July 14, 2017

Project WILD Workshop


We invite you to explore and share the fascinating world of wildlife and ecosystems using fun, hands-on educational activities. Sample adaptable activities for all age levels. Receive Project WILD k-12 activity guide integrated with core subject curricula and TEKS aligned. Earn SBEC teacher credit. Open to all classroom teachers, informal educators, home-school parents, and Scout and youth leaders.
Registration due July 5, $15 pre-registration fee required. Call Linda Dunn 972-474-9100 or email: ldunn@wetlandcenter.com with any questions.
Project WILD Workshop pdf flyer
  • Date:
    Friday, July 14, 2017
  • Time:
    9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Cost:
    Registration due July 5; $15 pre-registration fee required
  • Venue:
    JBS Wetland Center

Friday, July 14, 2017

Family Movie Night


We invite you to a Movie Night at the Wetland Center! Free Admission! Free Air Conditioning! Free Popcorn! Come early and explore the Wetland.
Call Linda Dunn 972-474-9100 or email: ldunn@wetlandcenter.com with any questions.
Movie Night Flyer
  • Date:
    Friday, July 14, 2017
  • Time:
    7:30pm - 10:30pm
  • Cost:
    Free Admission
  • Venue:
    JBS Wetland Center

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Project WET Education Workshop


We invite you to explore and share the fascinating world of water systems using fun, hands-on educational activities. Explore more than 50 easy-to-implement lesson plans that help students develop teamwork, decision-making and problem solving skills. Incorporate hands-on, investigative, and easy-to-use activities designed to develop 21st-century skills across curriculum. Receive Project WET Educator Curriculum Guide. Earn 7 hours SBEC teacher credit. Open to all classroom teachers, informal educators, home-school parents, and Scout and youth leaders. Kids LOVE the activities and so do teachers who use them!
Registration due July 5, $15 pre-registration fee required. Call Linda Dunn 972-474-9100 or email: ldunn@wetlandcenter.com with any questions.
Project WET Education Workshop pdf flyer
  • Date:
    Thursday, July 27, 2017
  • Time:
    9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Cost:
    Registration due July 21; $15 pre-registration fee required
  • Venue:
    JBS Wetland Center