▪ Guided nature hikes will continue this summer, beginning at 9 a.m. Saturdays, at the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge.
Join a come-and-go wildflower craft, 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, or study the diversity of the local spider community at 1-2:30 p.m. Sunday. Each activity is $5 plus admission ($2-$5), free for members.
From 8 to 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, there will be a full-moon paddle on the West Fork of the Trinity River. All equipment is provided. Registration required. It’s $20 plus admission.
Also, a canoe tour of the Trinity begins at 9 a.m. Aug. 12.
The refuge is at 9601 Fossil Ridge Road, Fort Worth. 817-392-7410; www.fwnaturecenter.org
▪ Get your gardening questions answered with a call to the Tarrant County Master Gardener Association help desk, 817-884-1944. Hours are 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Or visit the Tarrant County Master Gardener help desk, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays, at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden Center, 3220 Garden Center Blvd., Fort Worth.
▪ Johnson County master gardeners also answer gardening questions and give advice 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays. Call the Johnson County Extension Office at 817-556-6370 and ask to speak to a master gardener.