Volunteers in Action

This section will contain the various special volunteer projects that the Cypress Basin Chapter are pursuing.


Great Awakening Youth Retreat

The Great Awakening in Jefferson 7/20-22 and lordy was it Hot!! Volunteers provided workshops for students to learn more about nature.

Kim Delony grabbing and holding the attention of teenagers!

Roger Geiger, Susan Foster Sedberry (Steve), Linda Richtsmeier, Stella Barrow Second Row: Sandra H Hooker, Becky Gullette Front Row: Pam Watts, Kristi Mears Thomas. Not pictured Ted Barrow who was taking the pic.

Weevil Release

Texas Master Naturalists Floyd Anderson, far left and Ellen Anderson, far right

Weevils aid in the eradication of giant salvinia. An excellent article on why the need for releasing weevils can be found here.

National Fish and Wildlife Grant

The Friends of the Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge and
Cypress Basin were awarded over Eleven Thousand dollars for a
grant from NFWF (National Fish and Wildlife). The scope of the
project consists of installing an E-bird kiosk in the visitor’s center,
rebuilding the bird blind on the visitor center walking trail,
building a new bird blind on the “to-be constructed” walking trail.

Caddo National Wildlife Refuge Bird Blinds

Photos courtesy of Pete Wright

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