Stephanie Jennings
 
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...
Learn to Make a Nature Journal
Learn new ways to experience nature through nature journaling! This nature talk will offer participants an introduction to journaling techniques through...
Heard Museum to offer Winter Mini Camps for Families
Looking for something fun to do as a family during the winter break? You don't have to wait till the summer to enjoy some of the fun of Heard camps! Join us for...
Holidays at the Heard December 12 Night Canceled
For the safety of our guests, the Holidays at the Heard event for Saturday, December 12 has been canceled due to the forecasted likelihood of heavy rain and...
Tickets Now Available for Festive Fundraising Event
On December 12th, 18th and 19th from 6:30-9 P.M., hundreds of families will bundle up and experience Holidays at the Heard, the most unique holiday event in...
Explore the Heard Wildlife Sanctuary at Night
Hikers that have found themselves on a trail after sunset know that experiencing a trail at night can be a completely different experience from hiking during...
Tickets to Halloween at the Heard Now Available, While Supplies Last
On October 17 th , from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., visitors from across North Texas will experience Collin County’s premier family-friendly Halloween event at Heard...
Dinosaurs Live! Now Open at Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
The ninth annual Dinosaurs Live! Life-Size Animatronic Dinosaurs exhibit is now open at Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary. This exhibit will be...
Save Local Wildlife from Illegal Hunting
The mission of Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney, Texas is to bring nature and people together to discover, enjoy, experience,...
Be Heard on North Texas Giving Day
The mission of Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney, Texas is to bring nature and people together to discover, enjoy, experience,...
Heard Museum offers Preschoolers a Connection with Nature
Time spent in nature provides almost limitless opportunities for hands-on learning. Studies continue to demonstrate the harmful effects of a child’s separation...
Preschool Nature Explorers
Do you remember how fascinating it was to explore your yard as a child? Or, maybe you have witnessed the joy that your children have experienced as a ladybug...
Dinosaurs Live! Returns to the Heard September 19
You had a chance to see dinosaurs in the theaters this summer. This fall, come see them in a natural environment. From September 19, 2015 to February 21, 2016,...
Enjoy a Spring Evening with the Creatures of the Night
On May 9th, explore the thrilling sights, smells, and sounds of night with Heard Trail Guides. Night hikers will be encouraged to sharpen their senses to be...
Reasons to Not Use Native Plants in Your Yard
This article isn’t really about reasons not to use native plants. There really just aren’t many. By contrast, there are a great deal of reasons why you should...
Spring Plant Sale Just a Month Away
For more than 20 years, veteran and novice gardeners alike have anticipated this rare opportunity to purchase plants from a huge selection of native plants,...
Trout lilies survive winter weather
Trout lilies, Erythronium albidum , a native lily-like plant with mottled leaves (resembling a trout) tend to bloom for a few weeks during this time of year....
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