Tarrant County

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Fort Worth nonprofit to create mural for the blind

Fort Worth is painted in murals — more than 175, to be exact. Not one, though, is accessible for visually impaired residents. The Lighthouse for the Blind of Fort Worth plans to change that. The nonprofit is commissioning a mural featuring tactile elements so blind residents can partake in this growing culture of art. Fort […]

Deep roots: Why Fort Worth’s naturalists say native or nothing

Filling a yard with native plants doesn’t just help your garden survive the heat. The plants also give back to the local ecosystem. Native plants are perfectly suited to the insects and wildlife that are also native to North Texas. When native plants are abundant, it creates the perfect conditions for insects, pollinators and by extension reptiles, birds and mammals to thrive.