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

February 2023

Click here to register for free now! – No longer sold out – capacity added Orchids and mycorrhizal fungi have a complex symbiotic association where each of the orchid’s life stages is dependent at some level on specific fungi for nutrient supply such as during germination and development stages. In this lecture, you will also […]

Feb 18 2023
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Click here to register for free now! – No longer sold out – capacity added Orchids and mycorrhizal fungi have a complex symbiotic association where each of the orchid’s life stages is dependent at some level on specific fungi for nutrient supply such as during germination and development stages. In this lecture, you will also […]

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March 2023

Click here to register now! 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 […]

Mar 04 2023
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8:00 am - 9:30 am
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Click here to register now! 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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8:00 am - 9:30 am
FWBG

Click here to register now! Put on your explorer hat and grab your flashlight, it’s time for our Spring Night Hike! This garden adventure is open to all ages, offering a peek into the night life of our gardens, critters included. After your night hike, stay and enjoy drinks and cookies. Instructor: Rob Bauereisen is […]

Mar 09 2023
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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FWBG

Click here to register now! Put on your explorer hat and grab your flashlight, it’s time for our Spring Night Hike! This garden adventure is open to all ages, offering a peek into the night life of our gardens, critters included. After your night hike, stay and enjoy drinks and cookies. Instructor: Rob Bauereisen is […]

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Past Classes and Workshops

December 2022

Registration for this program is now closed. We hope to see you next time! 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 […]

Dec 03 2022

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8:30 am - 10:00 am
FWBG

Registration for this program is now closed. We hope to see you next time! 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 […]

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8:30 am - 10:00 am
FWBG
November 2022

Registration for this event is now closed. We hope to see you next month! Grab your friends and a flashlight and come hike at night in the botanic gardens! The trail we have chosen is approximately 1.5 miles of nature trails, through the woods and off the beaten paths to explore nature and observe nocturnal […]

Nov 29 2022

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6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
FWBG

Registration for this event is now closed. We hope to see you next month! Grab your friends and a flashlight and come hike at night in the botanic gardens! The trail we have chosen is approximately 1.5 miles of nature trails, through the woods and off the beaten paths to explore nature and observe nocturnal […]

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October 2022

This event is sold out. Capture the beauty of one of our most beloved migrating pollinators, the monarch butterfly. You’ll learn about monarchs and how to photograph them as they make their essential refueling stop in our gardens. Instructor: Edgar Miller is a commercial and fine art photographer and educator, having earned his Bachelor of […]

Oct 08 2022

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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
FWBG

This event is sold out. Capture the beauty of one of our most beloved migrating pollinators, the monarch butterfly. You’ll learn about monarchs and how to photograph them as they make their essential refueling stop in our gardens. Instructor: Edgar Miller is a commercial and fine art photographer and educator, having earned his Bachelor of […]

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September 2022

This event is now sold out. The next Birding Walk will be on Saturday, December 3. We hope to see you then! 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 […]

Sep 24 2022

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8:00 am - 9:30 am
FWBG

This event is now sold out. The next Birding Walk will be on Saturday, December 3. We hope to see you then! 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 […]

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8:00 am - 9:30 am
FWBG

Registration for this event is now closed. Come join us on Saturday morning for a hands-on workshop presented by the instructors Drs. Richard Spellenberg,  Naida Zucker and Tim Lowrey. The workshop will be an introduction to the structure and identification of the Sunflower Family (Asteraceae) using illustrations and live material. You will need a copy […]

Sep 17 2022

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9:00 am - 12:00 pm
BRIT

Registration for this event is now closed. Come join us on Saturday morning for a hands-on workshop presented by the instructors Drs. Richard Spellenberg,  Naida Zucker and Tim Lowrey. The workshop will be an introduction to the structure and identification of the Sunflower Family (Asteraceae) using illustrations and live material. You will need a copy […]

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9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Online registration is now closed. Please email mschmidlkofer@brit.org to register. Please join us for an engaging Friday evening focusing on Sunflowers! Participants will enjoy a fully illustrated presentation by Drs. Richard Spellenberg, Naida Zucker and Tim Lowrey. The talk will feature highlights from Spellenburg and Zucker’s book “The Sunflower Family: A Guide to the Family […]

Sep 16 2022

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BRIT

Online registration is now closed. Please email mschmidlkofer@brit.org to register. Please join us for an engaging Friday evening focusing on Sunflowers! Participants will enjoy a fully illustrated presentation by Drs. Richard Spellenberg, Naida Zucker and Tim Lowrey. The talk will feature highlights from Spellenburg and Zucker’s book “The Sunflower Family: A Guide to the Family […]

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