August 1



Ice Cream Social

at Oakdale School House in Big Oaks NWR

  • While enjoying some home-made ice cream, attendees gather to hear speakers talk about the history of the Oakdale School House.

at 5:00 pm

Lodge Day at Old Timbers Lodge

at Old Timbers Lodge in Big Oaks NWR

  • Old Timbers Lodge will be open for tours and historic interpretation.

  • Displays from Big Oaks Conservation Society, Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge, other local conservation organizations, refreshments, and limited van tours of nearby Old Timbers Lake.

  • BOCS merchandise will be available for purchase.

  • Free public event! 

September 10



December 10



Holiday Party at Old Timbers Lodge

 at Old Timbers Lodge in Big Oaks NWR

  • Arguably one of the most beautiful times on the refuge

  • Join us for the annual party at Old Timbers Lodge hosted by BOCS

  • Enjoy the beautiful decorations, food, and warm fires

  • Open to members and guests

  • Reservations required 

at 5:00 pm

Public Use 2022