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¡Celebramos! A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage in Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas (FWBG|BRIT) invites guests to ¡Celebramos! A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage, from Sept. 15 through Nov. 7, including artistic performances and exhibitions, dining and shopping opportunities, movie showings and Day of the Dead commemorations.

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Texas Legislature Designates State Mushroom

The rare and rather unique, star-shaped fungus with the Latin name Chorioactis geaster received official designation Friday when Gov. Greg Abbott signed a resolution making it the State Mushroom of Texas. Only two other states (Minnesota and Oregon) have officially declared a state mushroom. The mushroom is highly selective about where it grows . . .

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Sean Kenney’s Nature Connects Made with LEGO® Bricks Coming to Fort Worth

Sean Kenney’s Nature Connects Made with LEGO® Bricks, an award-winning and record-breaking exhibition that uses beautiful works of art made from simple toy blocks to explore animal endangerment, the balance of ecosystems, and humanity’s relationship with nature is coming to the Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas (FWBG|BRIT) from May 6 through Aug. 1, 2021.

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Sean Kenney’s Nature Connects Made with LEGO® Bricks Coming to Fort Worth

April 06, 2021

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In the News

Tree House

360 West Magazine
April, 2021

Texas artist twists twigs and saplings for new art exhibit

WPTV.com
BY KXAS via NBC News Channel | March 28, 2021

New CEO for Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Botanical Research Institute of Texas

FWTX.com
BY SCOTT NISHIMURA FEBRUARY 23, 2021 12:19 PM

Controlled Wildland Burn At The BRIT Will ‘Educate, Change Cultural Mindsets’

CBS DFW
By CBSDFW.com StaffJanuary 13, 2021 at 1:08 pm

Beauty and Brains: Research Institute BRIT to Manage the Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Dallas Innovates
BY QUINCY PRESTON • MAY 19, 2020

Fort Worth Botanic Garden Exhibit Encourages Visitors to ‘Play Hooky'

NBC News 5 Fort Worth
By Noelle Walker • Published March 22, 2021 • Updated on March 22, 2021 at 5:48 pm

Documentary short film marks completion of Stickwork exhibition

Fort Worth Business Press
FWBP Staff March 20, 2021

After Canceling Last Year, Spring Japanese Festival Returns to Botanic Garden

FWTX.com
BY SAMANTHA CALIMBAHIN MARCH 8, 2021 12:22 PM

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