Curriculum-based educational programs
The Preserve offers a wide range of curriculum-based programs for school age children pre-K through 12th grade. These programs are offered at no charge and only by reservation to our regional schools.
For more information, contact the preserve at 409-951-6700.
Project WILDProject WILD is an interdisciplinary conservation and environmental education program that emphasizes wildlife and the environment. Big Thicket National Preserve staff are certified as Project WILD instructors and can both lead programs and teach others to lead them. The suite of Project WILD programs includes Project WILD, Project WILD Aquatic, Project WILD Science and Civics, and Growing up Wild. For more information about these programs, please call the Preserve at 409-951-6700, or email Mary_Kay_Manning@nps.gov.
Did You Know?
The ivory-billed woodpecker, once considered extinct, was last seen in the Big Thicket in 1967 near the Neches River. Recent sightings in Arkansas give a glimmer of hope for its return.