The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation and the Friends of Hackberry Flat are offering a tour of the wetland at night from the Hackberry Flat Center located south of Frederick starting at 7:30 pm and ending at 11 pm on Saturday, August 12th. Come discover a wetland after dark and learn about how some wildlife are best adapted to the night life. Visitors will travel by seated trailer into the wetland and try various techniques to bring wildlife a little closer. Evening will conclude with a campfire, if not in a burn ban and weather permits. Event is free. Space is limited and reservations are required. Participants must be at least 14 years old to participate. Reservations must be made no later than close of business on Wednesday, August 9th. To make your reservation contact Melynda Hickman by email at Melynda.firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 405-990-4977. A confirmation email will be sent out with more instructions and directions to Hackberry Flat Center.-
The Hackberry Flat Center offers amenities for visitors, a meeting facility for events, outdoor classrooms for school children and programs to help develop outdoor skills. For more information about the Hackberry Flat Center and Wildlife Management Area including scheduled events go to http://www.wildlifedepartment.com.
To get to the Hackberry Flat Center, from Frederick, go south from the south edge of town one mile on Hwy 183, then turn east on Airport Road and go three miles. Follow the blacktop road south, and continue six miles. Watch for Center signs.