Gift Shop

If you love nature-related items and books, you’ll want to make a special visit to the Friends Gift Shop in the Hardwicke Interpretive Center. There are great small items like rocks, toys, note cards, games, animal figures, and mugs; Nature Center logo T-shirts, bags, walking sticks, and many, many books on nature and animals for all ages.

Friends Members get a 10 percent discount on all purchases!

LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS: Do you like merchandising? Stocking shelves? Running a cash register? Just want to help at the Nature Center occasionally? Email Gift Shop Chair Sally McCoy at


Giftshop toys


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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!