Museum News

Name our English Hedgehog

English HedgehogCome to the Museum to cast your vote for the name of our new English Hedgehog!

The options for his name are:

  • Nigel
  • Lancelot
  • Harrison
  • Sheldon
  • Spike

The name will be announced on Friday, March 18, 2011.

Rio Brazos Audubon Society Meeting: Identification of Sparrows

*UPDATED* Date changed due to inclement weather .

Wednesday, February 16
6:30 pm
Free and open to the public
Brazos Valley Natural History Museum 

Identification of Sparrows


Mike Manson
, Texas A&M University, Biology Department, will give a presentation on local sparrows and how to identify them. We will also review our 12X12 Sparrow Field Trip (12 species of sparrows by 12 noon) at Washington-on-the-Brazos. Everyone welcome.

No Student Left Indoors Teacher Workshop

9am - 4pm

In conjunction with the Educator's Showcase, the Museum is offering a No Student Left Indoors Teacher Workshop on February 5 from 9 am to 4 pm to train educators to utilize No Student Left Indoors, a curriculum produced by Jane Kirkland.

Grand Opening Events for The Bison: American Icon

On Saturday, January 29th, the Museum invites the general public to its grand opening events for The Bison: American Icon.