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Posted Feb. 6, 2018 | Last updated Feb. 26, 2018

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Learn how to create a sustainable urban wildlife habitat for birds, bees and butterflies at a free YardSmart seminar.

Don’t miss the upcoming YardSmart seminar on March 3 at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden’s Deborah Beggs Moncrief Garden Center Lecture Hall. Doors open at 8 a.m.; the program begins at 8:30 a.m. Hear from well-known local experts on topics such as landscape design, shade gardening and birds, bees and butterflies.

The semiannual seminar is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is available.

In addition to presentations by top gardeners, attendees can question a panel of experts about gardening issues during the Ask the Experts session. A conservation garden tour will follow at 1 p.m.

Sponsored by the Fort Worth Water Department, YardSmart provides environmentally friendly and water-efficient information that can lead to healthy, beautiful lawns and gardens.

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Building Standards Commission: 9:30 a.m. July 23, 2018; Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
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Cooks Lane & Morrison Drive Sewer Improvements Project Meeting: 6:30 p.m. July 23, 2018; Fort Worth East Regional Library, 6301 Bridge St.

Canceled City Council Work Session: 3 p.m. July 24, 2018; City Hall, Second Floor, Council Conference Room 290, 200 Texas Street.

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City Plan Commission Work Session: noon July 25, 2018; City Hall, Second Floor, Council Conference Room 290, 200 Texas Street.
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City Plan Commission Public Hearing: 1:30 p.m. July 25, 2018; City Hall, Second Floor, Council Chambers, 200 Texas Street.
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Day of Dance at Handley Meadowbrook: 9 a.m. July 27, 2018; Handley Meadowbrook Community Center, 6201 Beaty St.

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