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Here you can browse the latest press releases and view executive bios and research initiatives while learning about the Institute's philosophy, history, and international awards program.

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Latest News and Stories

July 24, 2017 - Three Ranch-Related Organizations To Receive BRIT's 2017 Conservation Award


July 3, 2017 - BRIT Rescues Orphaned Herbarium at the University of Louisiana-Monroe

January 30, 2017 - UTA, Botanical Research Institute of Texas Partner to Spur Discoveries and Job Creation


January 16, 2017 - Yealands Family Wines Wins BRIT's 2017 Sustainable Winegrowing Competition


December 19, 2016 - BRIT and Tarleton to team on TxDOT plant research


August 2, 2016 - Carter Smith, Executive Director of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Named 2016 Recipient of International Award of Excellence in Conservation


June 28, 2016 - BRIT and the City of Fort Worth Offer New, Heavy Duty Rain Barrels and Compost Bins for Fall, 2016 Sale


June 22, 2017 - Call for Entries: BRIT's 2017 International Sustainable Winegrowing Competition


April 28, 2016 - BRIT Celebrates the North Texas Native Prairies with its Annual Prairie Day Event


April 15, 2016 - Six North Texas Botanic Gardens Band Together to Promote National Public Gardens Day


February 15, 2016 - "Butterflies in the Garden, the Mayan Experience" Opens Tuesday, March 1, 2016


February 8, 2016 - BRIT and the City of Fort Worth Offer Rain Barrels and Compost Bins in Spring Sale


January 25, 2016 - BRIT and Tarleton State University Sign Agreement Promoting Common Interests


January 12, 2016 - BRIT Announces Winners of 2016 International Award of Excellence in Sustainable Winegrowing Competition




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