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Nature Center Program

January 15, 2011 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Thu, 02/10/2011 - 6:30pm

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.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, August 28

  • AHS Varsity at Volleypalozza Varsity Tournament through Aug. 30, times TBA

  • AHS JV at Joshua, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, August 29

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Fort Worth Academy, 5:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cedar Park at Baylor University's McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Granbury Cornerstone at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 30

  • AHS at Marcus I Invitational, North Lakes Park, Denton, Texas 76201, 7:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 2

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS at Denton Guyer;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Johnson County Sports Association, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 5

  • AHS at Colleyville Heritage;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Christian Life Prep, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Faustina Academy, 7:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Bishop Amat at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 6

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament, times TBA

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