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NatureFest October 23rd & 24th 2015

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Thanks to all our past and present sponsors & donors for your generous support.

Look what we were able to do because of your generosity. ↓

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(FREE) Fun For The Whole Family

2015 Schedule

"schedule subject to change"


Music provided by Rafael & Emmylou Espinoza


  • 8:00am 5K Fun Run “Chasing Bigfoot” $20.00 registration fee includes *T-shirt
    ****Register at Event****
    Registration has to be in by Oct. 9th to guarantee a t-shirt.
    T-Shirts will be first come, first serve after Oct. 9th.

    Fun_Run_Registration | 20 USD

    All Events From 8:30 on Are FREE

  • 9:00 Birding with Boyd Sanders of - Tyler State Park at Bridge Bob Pond
  • 9:00-12:00 Kids Fishing at Bridge Bob Pond

  • 10:00 Tours of the Nature Preserve

  • 10:00 Amphibian Walk - Boyd Sanders
  • 10:00 Creature Teacher at the Pavilion - The Creature Teacher

  • 10:00 Archery Demonstration - Boy Scouts of America

  • 11:00 Nature Photography with Gary Edwards at the Pavilion -

  • 11:00 Blackland Prairie Raptors

  • 12:00 Creature Teacher at the Pavilion - The Creature Teacher

  • 2:00 Basic Survival by East Texas Native Studies at the Pavilion

  • 2:00 Creature Teacher at the Pavilion - The Creature Teacher

  • 3:00 Blackland Prairie Raptors

  • 4:00 Rock Throwing Contest

     Also at Nature Fest 2015

  • Texas Forest Service - Texas Forest Service

  • Face Painting

  • Horticulture – Master Gardeners - Master Gardeners

  • The Nature of Bees East TX Bee Keepers Association - East Texas Bee Keepers Association

  • Nature Books (Mobile Library) Mineola Memorial Library - Mineola Memorial Library

  • Boy Scouts

  • Geocaching 101 - East Texas Geocaching
  • Food, fun and much more

  • St Paul Missionary Baptist Church will be selling Food on Saturday.


You may want to bring a folding chair.....

Funds raised from the 5K Fun Run will be used to maintain our new playground equipment at the preserve.

For information 1-800-646-3652