Botanic Garden adds sixth public comment meeting

Published on January 25, 2022

an aerial view of the Garden

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas will host a sixth public engagement meeting to invite feedback on the Garden’s long-term master plan.

The meeting to accommodate more residents from southeast Fort Worth will take place Feb. 7 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Worth Heights Community Center, 3551 New York Ave.

In addition to providing online comment capabilities through a website, five community forums are planned:

  • Jan. 26, 6:30 p.m. Rockwood Park Golf Course Clubhouse, 1851 Jacksboro Highway.
  • Jan. 27, 6:30 p.m. at Como Community Center, 4660 Horne St.
  • Jan. 29, 10 a.m. at MLK Jr. Community Center, 5565 Truman Drive.
  • Feb. 2, 6:30 p.m. at Chisholm Trail Community Center, 4936 McPherson Blvd.
  • Feb. 3, 6:30 p.m. at Heritage Church, 4201 Heritage Trace Parkway.

Attendees at these community forums will receive a free family pass to the Garden.

View event flyers in English(PDF, 4MB) and Spanish(PDF, 4MB) .

Forum agenda formats will consist of brief opening remarks with a welcome from City Council members, an overview of Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas, a summary of the master planning process, a brief statement about “why” these meetings are being held, and a series of interactive conversations, listening sessions and engaging planning activities. With health and safety of all participants a top priority, CDC guidelines will be followed. 



Photo: The transition of management from the city to BRIT in 2020 has necessitated rethinking the Garden’s 11-year-old Master Plan.



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