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
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.
Rain Drops by Trinity Arts Photo Club
Why is Fire Important?
Fire is just one of the tools the Nature Center uses to rid itself of invasive species.
A Legend in Our Midst
Friends Board Member George Bristol extends his substantial parks legacy with his new book about the history of the Texas state parks system.
Battling the Cold with Palms
Are palms truly a harbinger of warm weather? Learn about the Nature Center’s native dwarf palms.
Forest by Trinity Arts Photo Club