Sept 7 Thur at 6:30 to 8:30 pm socializing at 6:15 pm Native Plant Society of Texas, North Central chapter https://npsot.org/chapters/north-central/
Sept 7 Thur at 6:30 to 8:30 pm socializing at 6:15 pm
Native Plant Society of Texas, North Central chapter https://npsot.org/chapters/north-central/
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107
Wild DFW: A Deep Dive into North Texas Ecotone & its Natural Wonders
Author Amy Martin shares the fun yet nerdy naturalist material from Wild DFW: Explore the Amazing Nature Around Dallas-Fort Worth. Why is North Texas an epic ecotone? What is the Great Trinity Forest the easternmost example of? How do tilted layers of bedrock shape our three ecoregions, foster a plethora of soil types, and lead to our plant and wildlife diversity and why did it tilt? From the ancient inland ocean and melting ice caps that forged North Texas to the goliath creeks and many forks of the Trinity, learn how water shapes our landscape. Learn of places to experience these tenets firsthand from the book’s 25 hiking adventures. Enjoy astounding photography by skilled naturalists of hardwood bottomland forests, soaring limestone escarpments, vast wetlands and winding waterways, rare remnants of Blackland and Fort Worth Prairies, and well-preserved swaths of Eastern Cross Timbers “cast iron forest.” Get to know a diverse community of volunteers working for nature.