When you visit Forest Park Pool next summer, keep an eye out for butterflies flitting among the old oak trees and above the cooling waters. Volunteers planted more than 250 plants at Forest Park Pool to help sustain migrating butterflies.
Keep Fort Worth Beautiful
Keeping Fort Worth beautiful requires the help of every Fort Worth resident.
From the Texas Motor Speedway to the streets of your neighborhood, from Sundance Square to the Trinity Trails, taking care of our city requires action by you. Cleaning up trash on land, recycling more, properly disposing of household hazardous waste, conserving water and energy, preventing stormwater pollution, reducing air pollution and living more healthy are all ways to get involved.
Join Keep Fort Worth Beautiful to get the job done!
When planning a neighborhood National Night Out — or any large special event in Fort Worth — remember to include recycling opportunities for event attendees. Fort Worth provides bins to help you take care of garbage produced at your event.
Fort Worth is conducting a pilot program that allows residents to safely and conveniently dispose of unused, unwanted and expired drugs. The program provides free envelopes for sending drugs to be safely destroyed.
Two city-affiliated efforts are up for a Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Award. Winners will be honored at a Nov. 3 event in Dallas.
The Fort Worth Water Department, BRIT and Weston Gardens Inc. are partnering to bring you closer to beautiful, water-efficient residential and commercial landscapes via a public tour from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 8.
Now through October, the Crud Cruiser will be in neighborhoods throughout Fort Worth collecting leftover paint, used oil and yard chemicals. You can also drop off these items at the Environmental Collection Center.
Traps will be placed in the park in March, and a staff member from the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service at DFW Airport will inspect them every two weeks. The traps will be removed in October.
Learn the basics of water conservation during a series of free monthly programs running March 3 through November.