Botany & Nature

Explore the fields of plant science, conservation, and ecology. Our unique learning experiences will enhance your understanding of our natural world. Classes such as native American plant uses, the botany of vanilla, and our popular birding walks allow you to learn from both enthusiasts and experts.  

Upcoming Classes and Workshops

December 2021
In connection with our upcoming exhibition, Drawings of the Aztec Captial, Plants of the Aztec Capital, resident research associate Grace Bascopé will deliver a virtual talk on the great murals of Diego Rivera in the Palacio Nacional in Mexico City. Specifically, Dr. Bascopé will concentrate on two components of the History of Mexico murals: the […]
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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 […]
December 11, 2021
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Past Classes and Workshops

November 2021
This class has been cancelled due to low registration. Want a class you’re interested in to happen? Invite your friends! 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. […]
November 27, 2021

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08:00 am - 10:00 am
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October 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 27, 2021

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08:00 am - 10:00 am
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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 […]
November 27, 2021

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10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Registration for this class is closed.  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 […]
November 27, 2021
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September 2021
This class is sold out.  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 […]
November 27, 2021

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08:30 am - 10:00 am
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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?
November 27, 2021
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Point of Contact

Erin Starr White
Director of Community Education 

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