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The year 2017 marks 53 years since the grand opening of the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge. This local gem provides education and experiences that no other “city park” can deliver due to its large landscape and wildness.

From botany to buffalos, the Nature Center has educated hundreds of thousands of students from Pre-K to PhD in the health, beauty and science of our natural resources.

Support from generous donors like you help give the Fort Worth Nature Center the funding necessary to preserve the natural beauty of this environment. 

You can make a difference today in preserving for the next generation, one of the largest wild landscapes in an urban environment.

Donate today through this online donation form.

In addition, you can easily support the Nature Center when you make purchases at these local or online retailers.

Thank you for your support!

Chris Smith, President




Spending time with people who love nature creates priceless experiences; sharing a mission with them generates exceptional satisfaction. Both are benefits of Friends membership. This award-winning organization is a strategic force in keeping the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge an exciting and innovative place to visit in our fair city.


To preserve, protect, and conserve in perpetuity the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge.


View a gallery of the photos our members have taken!