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AT (In-Person) Visit to John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
April 16 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Hello BPTMN Members!
Have we got a deal for you! The Class of 2022 is visiting the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center in Combine Texas on Saturday, April 16. They have reservations for a group tour and activity, and there are eight (8) spots still open! There is a $10 fee per person. It’s a bit of a drive, but well worth the experience and the learning opportunity. You’ll definitely get your $10 worth!!
Program: Visit to John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
Description: The John Bunker Sands Wetland Center provides education, research, and conservation opportunities pertaining to wetland systems, wildlife management, and water conservation. The Center, situated on the Rosewood Seagoville Ranch property in Combine, TX, is surrounded by man-made wetland habitats. The wetlands include shallow-water seasonal emergent wetlands, shrub swamps, and flooded bottomland hardwood forests. Today 1,840 acres of land, part of the Seagoville Ranch, is being used by the North Texas Municipal Water District to clean and process water drawn from the adjacent East Fork of the Trinity River. Come learn about this unique environment that provides habitat for wildlife as well as water for residents of North Texas.
Date: Saturday, April 16, 2022
Time: 9:00-11:30 AM
Location: Combine, Texas MAP AND DRIVING DIRECTIONS
Cost: There is a $10 fee per person
Dress: Routine dress code for activity in the field: Long-pants, boots/close-toed shoes (recommend some waterproof boots for collecting specimens); long-sleeved shirts are recommended. Master Naturalists should wear their name badges.
Bring: Drinking water, sunscreen, insect repellant
SIGN UP: Click here to sign up
BPTMN Contact: Lisa Travis – LisaT@bptmn.org
Logging AT: Approved for 2.5 hours AT to be logged as AT: BPTMN: Other Pre-Approved Training with “JBS field trip” in the training description box.
Link for More Information: John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
Linda NixonBPTMN Communications Director