Our popular Before the S’mores series returns with topical themes and activities for the entire family! Each event includes an engaging presentation, crafts for the kids and guided or self-paced night walks on the boardwalk. Themed cocktails are available for purchase with age-appropriate drinks available for the kids. End the night around the campfire with songs and, of course, s’mores! Don’t forget to bring your own seating to enjoy the fire.
Did you know that without bats, we’d have to say goodbye to avocados? And agave? And that bats help spread the seeds for cacao? Come celebrate National Bat Week and these super heroes. A representative from Bat World MidCities answers your questions, and you’ll meet a live bat. Come ready for the a guided boardwalk tour, bat presentation, music and s’mores are all part of this batavaganza!
Pigs in the City
Friday, Nov. 18
When visitors return from a walk in the wetland, they often ask, “Were those pigs we saw?” Yes, pigs and pig damage. Feral hogs have become the most destructive invasive species in Texas and across the nation. Sam Kieschnick, an urban biologist with Texas Parks and Wildlife, tells us where they came from, what makes them a problem and what you can do if they show up on your property.