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

June 2022
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

May 2022
This program has been rescheduled to next spring. We are sorry for any inconvenience, but hope to see you then! Vanilla is a precious commodity worldwide, adored for its flavor scent. But how is it grown, what makes it so expensive, and how does its cultivation impact the local communities that produce it? Join this […]
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March 2022
This event 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 […]
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February 2022
Learn all about basic botany and plant identification in this fast-paced, 5-session evening course. Students will tackle the specific terminology and techniques used by the pros and forever change the way they look at plants! Topics covered include the value of botany, how to use an identification key, plant morphology, and important plant families. Classes […]
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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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Registration for this talk is closed.  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 […]
May 29, 2022
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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. […]
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Point of Contact

Erin Starr White
Director of Community Education 

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