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Bison Feeding Hayride

Meet at the Hardwicke Interpretive Center and hop on a hay wagon to see and feed bison at the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge.

Bison Feeding Hayride

Meet at the Hardwicke Interpretive Center and hop on a hay wagon to see and feed bison at the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge.

Nature Journal Class and Hike

Bring the family out to the Fort Worth Nature Center to make your own nature journal and head out on the trail with a naturalist for a hike to add your first entry.

Hidden Homes Hike

Hike through the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge with a naturalist to find different homes in nature from spider webs to beaver lodges.

Fall Night Hike

Explore the thrilling sights, smells, and sounds of night with Heard Trail Guides. Night hikers will be encouraged to sharpen their senses to be able to spot signs of animal life and learn more about the inhabitants of the Heard.

Animals Around the World

Learn about the continents and habitats of these animals and how they have adapted to environmental conditions all over the globe.

Mariposa Market & Monarch Migration Festival

Learn how to create your very own butterfly garden, watch ballet folklorico and see Day of the Dead altars on display at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden for the Monarch Migration Festival.

Pumpkin Fest at Calloway’s Nursery

Celebrate the arrival of the harvest season at Pumpkin Fest, featuring a number of free family-friendly activities at all Calloway’s Nursery locations across Dallas-Fort Worth.

Monarch Butterfly Festival

Learn all about the migration routes for monarchs and how to help save the king of butterflies by attending Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve’s fourth annual Monarch Butterfly Festival.

Owl Prowl and Campfire

Stroll through the forested part of Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area at night to listen for owls, and warm up afterward with s’mores and hot chocolate.

BioBlitz

LLELA’s BioBlitz includes presentations and guided hikes led by experts on all sorts of topics: butterflies, reptiles and amphibians, wildflowers, birds and more.

Butterfly Flutterby

In honor of the monarch butterflies’ migration from Canada to Mexico, dress up your kids and come to Grapevine Botanical Gardens for a costume parade, costume contest and butterfly releases.

Animal Adventures

Brought to the Biodiversity Education Center by the Dallas Zoo, the interactive program Animal Adventures features animals from around the world.

Fall Frolic

Join the annual Fall Frolic at the Biodiversity Education Center for a day of outdoor autumn fun and activities on the trails.

Stars on the Prairie

Learn how to find the north star and identify constellations during this naked-eye astronomy program at LLELA, the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area.