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Spring Plant Sale at the Heard

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney

Location:Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary MAP Description: For more than 20 years, veteran and novice gardeners alike have anticipated this rare opportunity to purchase plants from a huge selection of the best plants for North Central Texas gardens at the annual Spring Plant Sale. This year, we are offering natives, hard-to-find herbs, and... Read More →

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Spring Plant Sale at the Heard

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney

Location:Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary MAP Description: For more than 20 years, veteran and novice gardeners alike have anticipated this rare opportunity to purchase plants from a huge selection of the best plants for North Central Texas gardens at the annual Spring Plant Sale. This year, we are offering natives, hard-to-find herbs, and... Read More →

The Heard Members Only Plant Pre-Sale

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney

Friday, April 13, 2018, 4-7 p.m.* *Memberships will be available for purchase at the Members-Only Presale or online before the event by clicking here. The Heard Museum Members-Only Presale is reserved for those persons with current Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary memberships only. Guests may not be admitted.

(AT) 7:00 pm BPTMN Monthly Meeting

April 10: “Citizen Science” – Marsha May – Marsha is a biologist with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Texas Nature Tracker program. She has worked for TPWD in this program for over 17 years. She holds a B.S. in wildlife science from Texas A&M University and a M.S. in aquatic biology from Southwest Texas State University... Read More →

(AT) Prairie and Timbers Audubon Society Meeting

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney

Monthly Meeting - 6:30 pm Prairie and Timbers Audubon Society website Presentation Painted Buntings and Why They Act So Weird by Dr. Wayne Meyer, Associate Professor, Austin College Dr. Wayne... Read More →

(AT) 3rd Saturday Nature Talks at the Heard

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney

March 17 – No ranch? No problem! Personal prairies for the rest of us. You may have heard our native landscape called “tallgrass prairie,” which sounds likes Ma and Pa Ingalls hauling the girls over a vast stretch of open land. So you may think you don’t have the space to plant Texas natives. But... Read More →

(AT) 7:00 pm BPTMN Monthly Meeting

March 13 : ”What’s New in the World of Monarch Butterflies?” – Carol Clark This program will attempt to distill information presented by over 40 researchers at two Monarch Butterfly conferences this year, and the some of the newest research from around the country. Are Fire Ants a problem for Monarchs? How about Tropical Milkweeds? What happened with... Read More →

(AT) Prairie and Timbers Audubon Society Meeting

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney

Tuesday, Feb. 27, Monotypic Species of Birds 6:30 Social Time 6:50 Bird ID Class: Specimens: Corvids & cuckoos – Blue Jays, Fish & Am Crow, Ravens, Roadrunner, Black & Yellow-billed Cuckoo 7:15 Business meeting 7:30 Main Program - Monotypic Species of Birds (families of birds represented by only a single species) presented by David Sarkozi.... Read More →

CANCELLED due to weather conditions 4th Saturday Heard Garden workday

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney

This event is moving to March 3rd so that we can get past the rain. We will have our first workday in the Heard on Saturday, February 24th. We will go from 9-12 and will focus on the Butterfly Garden. No plant experience necessary as we will have people to help teach you what to... Read More →

(AT) 3rd Saturday Nature Talks at the Heard

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney

Third Saturday Nature Talks February 17 – Birding by sound by Scott Keister, Master Naturalist ​Learn how to identify birds by their sounds. Visibility and color are not always available so learn to listen to their various calls. We will try to practice some in the field. This is a three hour workshop and will... Read More →