The Burr Property is tucked away near Burr in Wharton County, situated between Wharton and Boling. It encompasses approximately 1700 acres and will serve as the future location for The James B Harrison Foundation (JBH) Learning Center.
The JBH Learning Center will be designed to accommodate a variety of educational activities and will serve as the headquarters for our educational activities outreach.
The Burr Property has lakes or varying depths with fish and a variety of features to attract different kinds of waterfowl, wetlands, levees with water control structures, open fields, grassland and wooded timber areas.
A significant portion of Burr consists of water features including lakes from 27 to 50 acres in size lined by Bald Cypress and Oak trees. These lakes also serve as the home to a variety of wildlife such as alligators, frogs, snakes and fish. The trees provide nesting for a variety of birds including the Roseate Spoonbill.