With so many great programs going on at The Heard, it’s only natural that we have news to share!

A group of families talking through Heard

Unlock a World of Discovery

Are you looking for an exhilarating and educational field trip experience? Look no further! Heard
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Life-size animatronic T-Rex dinosaur - Dinosaurs Live exhibit

Dinosaurs Live at Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

Dinosaurs Live Press Kit 2023 Exhibit: Dinosaurs Live! Organization: Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife
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Second Saturday Bird Walk

Birding in Late Summer at the Heard

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney is a 289-acre nature preserve located
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What Happens to Native Plant Life during the Winter and Drought

Why do plants have to find a way to adapt in the winter? All plants
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Help Reduce Stormwater Runoff

Runoff stormwater-related flooding is increasing at the Heard. Why? And why does this matter? Read
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A baby deer smelling a leaf that is hanging from a tree

Information Regarding Animals Susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 Infection

“While SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) spreads mainly from person to person, it can
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Ring-tailed Lemurs Indoors for Winter

The Ring-tailed lemurs have to come inside when it’s cold. They are an endangered species
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Ken’s Prairie Restoration Project

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary is pleased to announce that, thanks to the
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Stephanie Jennings
Marketing & Communications Director