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Botanic Garden Adds Sixth Public Comment Meeting

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas, with Studio Outside, Bennett Partners, and DEI Consultants, will host a sixth public engagement meeting to invite feedback on the Garden’s long-term master plan.

The meeting to accommodate more residents from southeast Fort Worth will take place Feb. 7 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Worth Heights Community Center, located at 3551 New York Ave, 76110.

In addition to providing online comment capabilities through a website www.brit.org/masterplan, the five other community forums are planned as follows:

Jan. 26, 6:30 p.m. Rockwood Park Golf Course Clubhouse

Jan. 27, 6:30 p.m. at Como Community Center

Jan. 29, 10 a.m. at MLK, Jr., Community Center

Feb. 2, 6:30 p.m. at Chisholm Trail Community Center

Feb. 3, 6:30 p.m. at Heritage Church

Forum agenda formats will consist of brief opening remarks with a welcome from City Council members, an overview of Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas, a summary of the master planning process, a brief statement about “why” these meetings are being held, and a series of interactive conversations, listening sessions, and engaging planning activities. With health and safety of all participants a top priority, CDC guidelines will be followed.

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