All are Welcome, Members & the Public
Where: Fort Worth Botanic Gardens in the Rose Room
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd, Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Virtual meetings are hosted on Zoom.
When: 1st Thursday of each month, excluding January & July
~ 6:15 pm Socializing & snacks (in-person)
~ 6:30 pm Meeting begins, Announcements
~ 7:00 pm Guest speaker begins presentation
~ 8:15 pm Socializing, Raffle (in-person)
If you attend semi regularly, please sign up with Hospitality Chairperson to bring a snack to one meeting a year.
Donations of native plants and gardening related items for the raffle gladly accepted. No raffle in October or December.
Everyone who attends receives one free raffle ticket! (in-person meetings)
May 5, 2022
Native Plants in Riparian Areas:
The Adaptations and Resilience of our Native Communities.
Presented by Peter McKone,
Research Associate with the BRIT
and Adjunct Professor at TCU
June 2, 2022
The Lyndon B, Johnson National Grasslands: A Tour and the Special Plants
Presented by Suzanne Tuttle, Plant Ecologist, Retired Manager, Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge, Cross Timbers Master Naturalist
August 4, 2022
"Getting started with Natives."
Presented by: Liz Moyer
September 1, 2022
Plant Defense: The Eternal War with Animals
Presented by: Dr. George Diggs, evolutionary biologist and botanist at Austin College
October 6, 2022
Virtual "Show and Tell"
What is your favorite plant?
Participants will have 2-3 minutes to tell about their plant. Send a photo and prepare to give a description and comments about your plant.
In-person plant swap to be announced.
"Prairie Burns" by Chuck Stanley
Stanley is a native West Texan He has worked as a rangeland specialist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service since 1999 and is now with its Central National Technology Support Center in Fort Worth.
December 1, 2022
UTA Professor David D. Hopman, will highlight his new book.
Board meetings are currently hosted on Zoom.