Botanical Garden Adds Sixth Public Comment Meeting – Welcome to the City of Fort Worth

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Posted on January 25, 2022

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

Meeting to welcome more Southeast Fort Worth residents will be held February 7 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Worth Heights Community Center, 3551 New York Ave.

In addition to providing online commenting capabilities via a website, five community forums are planned:

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

Attendees of these community forums will receive a free family pass to the garden.

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

Forum agenda formats will include 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 overall planning process, a brief statement on “why” these meetings are happening, and a series of interactive conversations, listening sessions, and engaging planning activities. With the health and safety of all participants being a top priority, CDC guidelines will be followed.

Photo: The transition of city management to BRIT in 2020 required a rethink of the 11-year-old garden masterplan.

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