American Bison Calf by K.P. Wilska
White-Tailed Deer by K.P. Wilska
Ruby-Throated Hummingbird by K.P. Wilska
Lotus Flower by K.P. Wilska
Snowy Egret by K.P. Wilska
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Protecting
What We Love

Spending time in nature creates priceless experiences and unforgettable memories. Safeguarding it ensures we will enjoy its many benefits for generations to come.

Prairie Celestial by Troy Mullens

Gadwalls by David Morgan

Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher by FWNC&R Staff

Pipevine Swallowtail by K.P. Wilska

Our Mission
is Simple

At more than 3,650 acres, the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge is one of the largest urban nature parks in the country. The Friends of the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge has been a strategic force in keeping this North Texas treasure an exciting and innovative place to visit for decades. Our mission remains the same as it has since our founding: to preserve and protect the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge for future generations.

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Rain Drops by Trinity Arts Photo Club

Latest News

9,800 Days Ago

We are sad to say goodbye to someone who has left an indelible mark on the Nature Center over the past decade. Please join us in wishing former Nature Center Manager Rob Denkhaus the best as he transitions to an exciting new role with the City of Fort Worth.

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A New Visitor

Guess who decided to visit the Nature Center this year? Learn more about the limpkin that spent the winter in the marsh.

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The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.

Forest by Trinity Arts Photo Club

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