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If you have made a gift recently to River Legacy Foundation, thank you for your faithful support and generosity. If you haven't yet had a chance, there is still time to support the legacy of environmental conservation with a
year-end gift.
 Please remember that all donations must be received or postmarked by midnight Dec. 31 to take advantage of 2014 tax benefits. You can donate online at, in person at River Legacy Living Science Center or via mail to 703 NW Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington 76006.
Upcoming Events

River Legacy Living Science Center Closed Jan. 1 for New Year's Day.

Animal Exploration
2 pm, Jan. 3, River Legacy Living Science Center. Discover the habits and adaptations of a native animal during a live animal observation with a River Legacy Naturalist. FREE. RSVP to 817.860.6752.

Saturday Story Time
11 am, Jan. 17, River Legacy Living Science Center. Children of all ages are invited to listen to fun, seasonal stories presented by a librarian from Arlington Public Libraries. Stay after for related craft or activity. FREE. RSVP to 817.860.6752.

 Nature School & Summer Pre-Registration
9 am, February 9. For students currently enrolled in education programs or enrolled in summer classes last year. Open registration for Nature School begins Feb. 16 and open registration for Summer begins Feb. 21.

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River Legacy Foundation
River Legacy
Living Science Center
703 NW Green Oaks Blvd.
Arlington, TX 76006

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December 2014

Dallas Sierra Club Workshops!

River Legacy Living Science Center has partnered with Dallas Sierra Club to offer an "Outdoor Doubleheader" in January teaching the basics of camping and backpacking!

Hiking and Camping the Great Parks of Texas
Jan. 10 - 1 to 3:30 pm:
Discover outdoor gems hidden within a few hours of the DFW concrete jungle during this presentation led by Wendel Withrow, author of The Best in Tent Camping - Texas. Learn tent camping basics and discover some great hiking trails and tips for venturing into the great outdoors. Cost is $30. Books available for just $10 that day only. Stay after for autograph.

Backpacking 101
Jan. 17 - 10 am to 2 pm:
Leave the crowds in the campgrounds! Backpacking enables you to move into backcountry serenity, granting access to trails where your car can't take you. Dallas Sierra Club outing leaders with decades of experience leading multi-day backpacking trips will share what you need to know to begin or enhance your own backpacking experiences. Bring a sack lunch or a drink and a snack. Cost is $30.

Doubleheader Special: Sign up for both classes for just $50! Space is limited. Please RSVP to 817.860.6752, ext. 102. Payment is due at time of registration.

Become a Texas Stream Team Citizen Scientist
Texas Stream Team

River Legacy Living Science Center is offering training in Core and Advanced Water Quality Monitoring for the Texas Stream Team, a cooperative partnership between The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 

Texas Stream Team members make a difference for our Texas waters by collecting water quality data about our natural resources.

  • Become a certified Texas Stream Team Citizen Scientist by attending Core Training from 9 am to 3 pm on Saturday, Jan. 31. After this session, volunteers can collect water quality data for local water protection projects.
  • Become certified for advanced water quality monitoring on Saturday, March 7 from 9 am to 3 pm. After this session, volunteers will be qualified to collect additional water quality data such as nutrients and bacteria.
Space is limited, reservations required. To register for these free trainings or to learn more, call 817.860.6752, ext. 105.
Future environmental stewards start here. Make a difference. Support the work of River Legacy Foundation.
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