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Distance Learning Classes

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 March 2011 21:07

The Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge has worked with the Education Learning Center Region XI and Connect2Texas for many years offering natural history related programs for schools throughout the state, country and even the world. If you are a teacher looking to schedule a program that lines up with your TEKS, please log on to Connect2Texas to register for our programs and scroll down to Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge in the Provider section. If that time and day does not work for you, please give us a call at (817) 392-7410 and we would be happy to assist you with programming and information about each program. Here is a list of classes the Fort Worth Nature Center offers:

  • Lonestar Bats
  • Bison: Back from the Brink
  • Fire: Friend of the Prairie
  • Mission Opossumable
  • Reading the Wild
  • Skullduggery
  • Turtles are Terrific
  • The Importance of Being a Bee
  • The Amazing North American Turkey
  • Creatures of the Night
  • It's a Dog's Life: Prairie Dogs
  • A Monarch's Journey
  • Animal Associations
  • Submerged Inhabitants
  • Texas Scavengers
  • Migration Mania
  • F-16's of the Summer Skies
  • Endangered Texans
  • Backyard Birdwatching and Beyond!
  • Hovering Hummers
  • Gator Talk
  • Nature's Distinctions
  • Winter Constellations
  • Dragons in the Skies
  • Raptors: Outside Jurassic Park
  • Weather 101: 100% Chance of Learning
  • Magnificent Five
  • Nature's Pollinators
  • Finding a Cure for the 'Bluebird Bug'
  • They Are Rough and Tough and Texans Through and Through
  • The Dirt on Worms
  • Animal Survivor
  • Owls: While You Were Asleep
  • Pond Life
  • For Goodness Snakes
  • Los Murciélagos Lone Star
  • Los Cinco Magníficos
  • La Misión de la Zarigüeya (Tlacuache)
  • El Viaje de Las Monarcas
  • Tortugas son Increíbles


Our Mission

"To enhance the quality of life by enrolling and educating our community in the preservation and protection of natural areas while standing as an example of these same principles and values in North Central Texas."

Volunteers Needed!

We are always in need of volunteers! Visit our Volunteer Page for more information, or call the Nature Center main line at 817-392-7410.

Nature Center Hours

Refuge (Daily)
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Hardwicke Interpretive Center (Daily)
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


$5 Adults (13-64)
$2 Children (3-12;under 3 FREE)
$3 Seniors (65+)
$1 Discount per person (with Military ID-Active/Retired)

FWNC Social

  • Facebook Page: 150092448363071
  • Flickr: FWNC
  • Twitter: fwnaturecenter
  • YouTube: FWNatureCenter

Wild Ambassadors

Wild Ambassadors is a new program to help fund the cost of caring for our education animals. If you are interested, print out our application and make a difference.