Thank You to All Who Burrowed Out on May 3 for Prairie Day

    Thank you for coming to Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) for Prairie Day Presented by Jetta Operating Company, Inc. on Saturday, May 3. This event is BRIT’s free, annual, outdoor celebration highlighting the beauty and vibrancy of the North Texas native landscape with family-oriented, hands-on activities, events, demonstrations, and entertainment that showcase the native grasses, wildflowers, and vegetation that blankets the BRIT campus.


    Thank you to all our sponsors and participating organizations!


    Activities and Discovery Booths include:

    Acorn Leaching ◊ All Texas Natives Landscaping ◊ Balloon Twisting ◊ Blackland Prairie Raptor Center ◊ Camp BRIT ◊ BRIT Prairie Project ◊ BRIT's Farmers Market ◊ Camp Fire First Texas ◊ Candle Making ◊ Canning Demo ◊ Citizens for Prairie Dogs ◊ Cooking with Mesquite Flour ◊ Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center ◊ Cowboy Blue-Indigo and Blue Jeans ◊ Face Painting ◊ Fort Worth Bike Sharing ◊ Fort Worth Master Composters ◊ Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge ◊ Fort Worth Prairie Park ◊ Fort Worth Zoo ◊ Great Plains Restoration Council ◊ Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ◊ Log Cabin Village ◊ Metro Beekeepers Club ◊ Plant Walks by the North Central Chapter, Native Plant Society of Texas ◊ Plant ID ◊ River Legacy Foundation ◊ Seedball Making ◊ Soap Making ◊ Solar Oven Cooking ◊ Tandy Hills ◊ Tarrant Regional Water District ◊ Texas Bluebird Society ◊ Texas Gourd Society ◊ Texas Invasives ◊ Texas Wildlife Association ◊ Van Zandt Cottage ◊ Waste Management.


    Passport Raffle Drawing Sponsors
    Blue Mesa Grill
    Log Cabin Village
    Los Vaqueros Restaurant
    Rahr & Sons Brewing Company     

    Pick up your passport early at the information desk. Collect at least six punches from different vendors and be entered into the drawing! Winners will be announced at 11:45 a.m. at the main stage. Winners must be present to win.


    Presented by


    Birds of Prey Sponsor
    Virginia Clay Dorman

    Texas Prairie Sponsors
    Louise B. Carvey
    Felice and Marvin Girouard
    Helen K. Groves
    Rachel J. Ledbetter
    Susan and Victor Medina
    Gail Rawl
    Mrs. Renfro’s Salsa
    Beth Rivers

    Media Sponsor


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