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

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Jewels of the Air...Dragonflys


Come and learn about the "Jewels of the Air" with Wetland Steward Tom Fleming. Through photographs that Tom has taken, you will learn about the types of dragonflies found in the wetland, their behavior and their unique anatomy that makes them one of the most amazing insects! After some classroom time, you will go out to look for and identify these jewels for yourself.
Free with $5 entry fee; Members Free Call Linda Dunn 972-474-9100 or email: ldunn@wetlandcenter.com with any questions.
Jewels of the Air...Dragonflys pdf flyer
  • Date:
    Saturday, June 17, 2017
  • Time:
    10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Cost:
    Free with $5 entry fee; Members Free
  • Venue:
    JBS Wetland Center

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Project Aquatic Wild Workshop


We invite you to explore and share the fascinating world of aquatic ecosystems using fun, hands-on educational activities. Sample adaptable activities for all age levels. Receive Project Aquatic 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 June 23, $15 pre-registration fee required. Call Linda Dunn 972-474-9100 or email: ldunn@wetlandcenter.com with any questions.
Project Aquatic Wild Workshop pdf flyer
  • Date:
    Thursday, June 29, 2017
  • Time:
    9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Cost:
    Registration due June 23; $15 pre-registration fee required
  • 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

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