Stephanie Jennings
 
Frostweed Ice Sculptures
In addition to being an exceptional source of nectar for butterflies and pollinators during its blooming period, frostweed, Verbesina virginica , has a unique...
Fossil Tortoise Exhibit Opens at Heard Museum
On October 14, 2017 at 10 a.m., visit Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney, Texas to meet two fossil tortoises that were discovered by...
Give Your Preschooler a Connection to Nature
Preschool Nature Explorers at Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney, Texas will spend the school year learning about the world around...
Give Your Child a Connection to Nature This Summer
Do you ever go for nature walks to clear your head? If so, you’ve probably experienced firsthand how time in nature can benefit your overall well-being. For...
Treat Yourself to a Date Night for a Good Cause
Date Night at the Heard will be a fun, outdoor fundraising event benefiting Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary. This event will feature live...
Treat Yourself to a Date Night for a Good Cause
Date Night at the Heard will be a fun, outdoor fundraising event benefiting Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary. This event will feature live...
Hundreds of Milkweeds, Nectar Plants Available at Plant Sale Fundraiser
By now, you may have heard how Monarch butterflies and other pollinators are in decline. Have you wanted to start gardening for them and don't know where to...
Take Up the (Texas Nature) Challenge
This Saturday, April 15, Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney invites you to walk on “Team Heard” as we work to show the nation that...
Heard Museum Plant Sale Fundraiser to Offer Huge Selection of Native Plants
Over the last few decades, native plants have experienced an increase in popularity. Some native species have even become common to find in nurseries. One...
Festive, Family-Friendly Heard Museum Fundraising Event Concludes This Weekend
Holidays at the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary brings the beauty of the holiday season into nature on December 16 th and 17 th , 2016 from...
Get in the Spirit with Festive Heard Museum Fundraiser
On December 10 th , 16 th and 17 th , 2016 from 6:30-9 P.M., hundreds of families will bundle up and experience Holidays at the Heard , the most unique holiday...
Heard Museum Seeks Towels and Linens
Have you ever tried to organize items around your home and wondered what to do with old towels, sheets, pillow cases, or fleece blankets? Upcycle these items...
Limited Tickets for Halloween at the Heard Available September 30th
Tickets to Halloween at the Heard, a fun family fundraiser benefiting Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, will be available to the public, while...
Heard Museum Works to Preserve Nature for Future Generations
When Bessie Heard founded Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in 1967, the (then) 270 acre property was surrounded by countryside. But she saw how...
Dinosaurs Seemingly Return to Life at Heard
From September 17, 2016 to February 19, 2017, visitors to Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney, Texas will be able to let their...
A Week Remains in the Design-a-Dino Coloring Contest
A Week Remains in the Design-a-Dino Coloring Contest Have you ever seen a dinosaur with rainbow stripes, purple polka dots, or neon toenails? We have, and we...
Submissions Now Accepted in Design-a-Dino Coloring Contest
Many children draw dinosaurs and wonder what their drawing would look like in real life. This summer, the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary will...
Texas Heritage Festival Rescheduled
The Texas Heritage Festival at Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary has been rescheduled for June 11 th , from 10 a.m. to 3p.m. due to the...
Fundraising Event to Support Local Museum, Nature Preserve and Monarch Butterflies
On April 16 th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and April 17 th from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary will host its annual Spring Plant...
Give Your Child a Connection to Nature at Heard Summer Nature Camps
Do you ever go for nature walks to clear your head? If so, you’ve probably experienced firsthand how time in nature can benefit your overall well-being. For...
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