Upcoming Events

Monthly Bird Walks

First Saturday of Every Month


Beginning-Intermediate Walk & Talk Bird Walks
Join us as we go on a walking bird tour and learn about the birds who live at the Wetland! Meet the tour leaders at the Wetland Center at 7:00a.m. With migration here, it is the perfect time to learn the basics of birding. In this beginner to immediate class, you will learn how to use binoculars, field guides, keep a life-list and what to look for when identifying birds. Enjoy a relaxing morning learning more about the fastest growing spectator sport in America. Free with $5 Admission; Members are Free. Binoculars and Field guides are available for use. For questions contact the Wetland Center.

Advanced Walk & Talk Bird Walks
Join our Master Birder Stewards as they identify and detail the birds of the Wetland. This is an advanced class and the pace will be fast.Those participating are expected to have knowledge regarding bird identification. This walk includes special limited access by carpooling with the Leaders into the Wetland. Meet the tour leaders at the Wetland Center at 7:00 a.m. The Advanced Bird Walk hours are 7:00-10:00am.


  • Beginner-Intermediate:
  • Date: First Saturday of the Month
  • Time: 7am-9am
  • Cost: Free with $5 admission, Members Free
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  • Advanced:
  • Date: First Saturday of the Month
  • Time: 7am-10am
  • Cost: $10/Person, $5/Members
  • Preregistration Required

Third Saturday of Every Month

Bunker's Pond Trail Walk

Join us on the newly opened Bunker's Pond Trail and learn about the natural and cultural history of the area as we walk this 1.8 mile loop trail. The trail begins with a walk through a forested area to a true bottom land hardwood forest, then follows the East Fork on the Trinity River and ends on the Wetland levee roads. This trail is great for families and those who are interseted in learning about native trees, flowers, animals and anything else we find along the way! For questions contact the Wetland Center.

  • Date: Third Saturday of the Month
  • Time: 10am
  • Cost: Free with $5 admission, Members Free

2018 Summer Calendar

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2018 Summer Calendar.pdf

  • Where: John Bunker Sands Wetland Center

Wednesday Family Fun Days

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Nature: an A+ Mathematician - Designed by the numbers!
To register contact Linda Dunn at 972-474-9100 or
email ldunn@wetlandcenter.com
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  • Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2018
  • Time: 10am - 12pm
  • Cost: $6 per Child, Parents Free
  • Where: John Bunker Sands Wetland Center

Wednesday Family Fun Days

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Damsels & Dragonflies - The "flying jewels of nature"!
To register contact Linda Dunn at 972-474-9100 or
email ldunn@wetlandcenter.com
Click here for 2018 Family Fun Days Schedule.

  • Date: Wednesday, August 1, 2018
  • Time: 10am - 12pm
  • Cost: $6 per Child, Parents Free
  • Where: John Bunker Sands Wetland Center

Tuesday - Texas Agrilife Water University

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Water U Doing?: Water Efficient Sprinklers
What are you doing for your landscape? Save water, money and time by giving your sprinkler system a “Spruce Up”. Come learn how minor do it yourself repairs and simple irrigation tips can make a MAJOR impact on your water waste and your water bill. If you’ve got questions about your controller or how much your lawn and landscape really needs, we’ve got a stream of info to get your plants looking their best!
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Free 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  • Date: Tuesday, August 21, 2018
  • Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Cost: Free
  • Where: John Bunker Sands Wetland Center

Wednesday Family Fun Days

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Fantastic Beasts! - Find them here!
To register contact Linda Dunn at 972-474-9100 or
email ldunn@wetlandcenter.com
Click here for 2018 Family Fun Days Schedule.

  • Date: Wednesday, August 22, 2018
  • Time: 10am - 12pm
  • Cost: $6 per Child, Parents Free
  • Where: John Bunker Sands Wetland Center

Tuesday - Texas Agrilife Water University

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Saving FROM a Rainy Day: DIY Rain Barrel Class
This class is a barrel of fun! Rainwater is the best water for your lawn, landscape or vegetable garden; Divert it, Save it, Use it! Come learn the basics and benefits of rainwater harvesting and reduce the effect your stormwater has on the environment. Participants will learn how to collect and utilize rainwater at home. This class is hands on “DIY” where each participant will build and take home a 55-gallon rain barrel at $50 dollars each. Rain barrels are recycled food-grade containers and are roughly 24” wide by 36” tall.
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to Register and Pre-Pay for your Rain Barrel
Free 9:30am - 11:30am $50 rain barrel fee

  • Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018
  • Time: 9:30am - 11:30am
  • Cost: Free $50 rain barrel fee
  • Where: John Bunker Sands Wetland Center