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Suzanne Tuttle, Nature Center Manager of the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge, will present an overview of the Center and Refuge to the Cross Timbers Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10 at the Harberger Hill Community Center, 701 Narrow Street in Weatherford. The public is welcome and there is no fee for this presentation.
The Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge is one of the largest city-owned nature centers in the United States, covering more than 3600 acres with more than 20 miles of hiking trails through forests, prairies, and wetlands. Its mission is “to enhance the quality of life by enrolling and educating our community in the preservation and protection of natural areas while standing as an example of these same principles and values in North Central Texas."
Each month there are numerous educational classes about flora and fauna, guided nature hikes, and canoe fest. There are activities for all ages. The public is invited to learn more about this natural wonder located in Azle between Eagle Mountain Lake and Lake Worth.
The Cross Timbers Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas meets the second Thursday of the month at Harberger Hill Community Center, 701 Narrow Street in Weatherford; the business meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by a social at 6:45, with the presentation starting at 7 p.m.. Our mission is to promote the conservation, research, and utilization of native plants and plant habitats in Texas through education, outreach, and example. For more information, call Eileen Porter at 817-596-5567. The public is welcome.