Botany & Nature

Our botany and nature-based workshops give you a window onto the fields of plant and wildlife science, conservation, sustainability, and ecology. These unique experiences enhance students understanding of the world around them and include topics such as Native American Plant Uses, Supermarket Botany, and our popular Birdwatching in the Garden. Participants enjoy interaction with professionals in their field of interest. 

Upcoming Classes and Workshops

September 2021
Many beautiful birds can be found in the Garden, though it sometimes takes a walk with a guide to find them. Join our partners at the Fort Worth Audubon Society for a 90-minute nature walk to see, listen, and learn about our feathered friends and the beautiful habitat they call home. You will begin to […]
September 25, 2021
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October 2021
Join Jennifer Bristol, naturalist and author of Parking Lot Birding, for a birding walk through the Pollinator Pathway and other spaces to observe the birds in their fall migration. Attendees will get learn about what birds are passing through on the migration and how to identify them. We will spend about 10 minutes for gathering […]
October 2, 2021
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Who are our native bees? How may we encourage these important ecosystem partners to visit (and nest in) our yard, and why do we want them there? Come learn about many of our native Texan bees, including mason bees, leaf cutter bees, and other gentle, solitary species we hope to attract. You’ll have the opportunity […]
October 16, 2021
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Birds and gardens make a natural pairing. Join us for an easy 1 ½-mile walk to learn to identify, by sight and voice, various species of birds that call the Fort Worth Botanic Garden home. Many of these same species can be found in your residential landscape, especially if you provide plants that produce inviting […]
October 23, 2021
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November 2021
Birds and gardens make a natural pairing. Join us for an easy 1 ½-mile walk to learn to identify, by sight and voice, various species of birds that call the Fort Worth Botanic Garden home. Many of these same species can be found in your residential landscape, especially if you provide plants that produce inviting […]
November 3, 2021
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December 2021
Many beautiful birds can be found in the Garden, though it sometimes takes a walk with a guide to find them. Join our partners at the Fort Worth Audubon Society for a 90-minute nature walk to see, listen, and learn about our feathered friends and the beautiful habitat they call home. You will begin to […]
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Past Classes and Workshops

June 2021
Flora and fauna of islands fascinate biologists worldwide and throughout time. Native island plants and animals evolve in isolation and develop unique traits that are not shared by their continental family members. And they raise many fascinating questions, such as how did these life forms ever reach remote islands in the first place?
September 17, 2021
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April 2021
Take a walk around the BRIT campus with Dr. Grace Bascopé, BRIT Resident Research Associate and Medical and Environmental Anthropologist. You will learn about which and how plants were used by the First Peoples of the North Central Texas area. Dr. Bascopé will also discuss archaeological research carried out right around BRIT and the Fort Worth Botanic Garden.
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Point of Contact

Erin Starr White
Director of Community Education 

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