I first started to get excited in late December 2019 when I first heard about the City of Fort Worth’s new, Open Space Acquisitionsprogram. After watching the City Council work session video, I could tell they were serious. District 7 Rep, Kelly Allen Gray, actually proposed that Broadcast Hill property be high on the list for consideration. Seizing the moment, I wrote a letter to Mayor Betsy Priceand other council members.
Sensing that this could be our big chance, I reached out to Friends of Tandy Hills board member, Jim Marshall. Together we quickly put together a Call to Action aimed at getting the ear of the City. By mid-January we had alerted the 1200 people on the Tandy Hills email list, requesting they, too, send letters to Mayor and Council. Facebook posts followed along with timely reminders. Key endorsements were received from like-minded organizations
Read more from Friends of Tandy Hills Natural Area here.