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Volunteer day – Second Thursdays -June 9th

Summer is nearly upon us and flowers are showing their colors! Come out and join us and get some great exercise. Meet with the volunteers who keep the Nature Center the beautiful place you love to visit! We will meet at 8:30am in the parking lot in Miller Springs Park at the […]

It is time for Spring Cleaning – Sat. March 12, 8:30am

Note: Due to the recent rains we will be working in a drier more protected area. We will still meet at 8:30am in the parking lot just north of the dam.

The Nature Center is beginning a major program to beautify the north area by cleaning out the gardens in the area just north […]

Volunteer Dec 10th at Miller Springs – Improving Golden-cheeked Warbler habitat!

2nd Thursday Miller Springs Volunteer Day – December 10th 8:30am-Noon

Please join us for our monthly 2nd Thursday volunteer day at Miller Springs! We will be working to improve Golden-cheeked Warbler habitat on the trails in Bee Suck Hollow and improve the Bluff Falls trail.

We have tasks at all levels for volunteers of […]

Race Preparations, Thursday, September 10th.

Miller Springs is preparing for the 3rd annual 5k and 10k races!The Miller Springs Alliance is happy to announce a wonderful opportunity to come and help us prepare for this year’s race or work on preparing for our new Arboretum trail. We will meet in the North Area parking lot, just north of the dam […]

Autumn Trail Improvement Volunteers Needed

On Saturday, September 5th from 8:30 am – Noon we will be gathering at the North Area Parking lot (north end of the dam) to work on improving the trails in the Nature Center.
This is the perfect opportunity to help the Nature Center while working off some of those extra calories you may […]

South Entrance to close for several months on December 1st!

On December 1st the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin doing maintenance work on the south end of Belton Dam. The main work will be in the outflow area just below the dam and will last for at least 4 months. The southern entrance to Miller Springs Nature Center will no longer […]

Carpenter Foundation

Nature Fest – 9am-2pm on Oct 18 in Temple Texas

Miller Springs Nature Center to remain open!

There have been rumors that some parks will be closed due to budget cuts in the US Army Corps of Engineers. The Miller Spring Nature Center is run by the Miller Springs Alliance, an all volunteer organization, and so will remain open year round. Donations to the Miller Springs Alliance help us keep the gates […]

Help us mend our fences – Saturday May 31.

Our next volunteer day at Miller Springs is fast approaching!!! It will be on Saturday, May 31st from 8:30am-1pm. We will be continuing our North Area beautification projects with the replacement of 120 feet of the dilapidated and broken fence at the rear of the parking lot. So please come and give […]