NSF Awards Nearly $1M for Plant Digitization

The National Science Foundation recently awarded the Botanical Research Institute of Texas and the California Botanic Garden nearly $1 million to support the digitization and linking of plant specimens and other archival materials.

<strong>Botanic Garden Hosts Pop-Up Comment Meeting</strong>

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas, with Studio Outside, will host a pop-up guest engagement meeting onsite April 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to invite further feedback on the Garden’s long-term master plan.

Butterflies in the Garden Reopens

Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas announced today the reopening of the popular Butterflies in the Garden exhibit, with discounted pricing available until Thursday Mar 10.

Butterflies in the Garden Temporarily Closed

Due to unforeseen circumstances and a high priority on guest satisfaction, the Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas today placed a temporary hold on ticket sales to the Butterflies in the Garden exhibit. 

Garden Hosts David Rogers’ BIG BUGS Exhibit

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas brings to Fort Worth for the first time David Rogers’ Big Bugs, an exhibit of insect sculptures on a gigantic scale. The exhibit runs March 11-June 12.

Botanic Garden Reschedules Two Master Plan Public Comment Meetings

Due to inclement weather, the Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas, with Studio Outside, Bennett Partners, and DEI Consultants, have canceled and rescheduled two public engagement meetings to invite feedback on the Garden’s long-term master plan. 

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.

Botanic Garden Hosts New “Dog Days” Series

Dog image with Dog Days logo

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas is em-BARK-ing on a new adventure with new “Dog Days” to take place five weekends in 2022. On these weekends, guests are invited to bring their four-legged family members to the Garden for a day of frolicking and fun. 

Untangling the Roots of Plant Genomes: Supporting a “Moonshot” for Botany

Research from Fort Worth-based Botanical Research Institute of Texas is featured this month in the prestigious journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The article highlights the progress of plant genomics and includes a roadmap for the enormous task of sequencing the genomes of plants worldwide.