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Volunteer Opportunities

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 March 2015 14:48

Thank you so much for your interest in becoming a volunteer at the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge. Our goal is to assist you in discovering an area of interest that is both fulfilling and rewarding for you and the community. Please review the Volunteer Application and see what area you would be interested in volunteering. When you fill out the application, you can bring it in, mail it or fax it  to our Volunteer Coordinator.

If you cannot volunteer now, but still want to support the Nature Center, consider joining the Friends of the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge. This group supports the activities of the Refuge both financially and by conducting special events annually at the Nature Center. Membership includes a subscription to the newsletter, a gift shop discount and special “Friends Only” events. Call 817-392-7410 for more information.

The Friends of the Fort Worth Nature Center host Buffalo Boogie, an annual fun run and walk that benefits the bison herd that we manage at the Nature Center. If you'd like to volunteer for Buffalo Boogie, please download and fill out this application.


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.