Bluestem News – January/February 2018

Volume 26, Issue 1

A new year… brings new leadership to the Friends of the Fort Worth Nature Center. At the end of 2017, we had to bid farewell to Laura Wood, our executive director since 2009. As sad as we are to say goodbye, we are excited to welcome Haily Summerford as our new full-time executive director. Please join us in wishing Haily success as she takes the reins of leadership of the Friends. Read more below.

In this issue:

Friends Report:

Nature Center News:

Bluestem Broadcasts:

Did You Know?:

Upcoming Events:

Supporting the Nature Center:




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!