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

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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