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Antéks Home Furnishings provides $1000 matching gift for 2019 North Texas Giving Day!

Help us meet our match!

Antéks Home Furnishings (www.antekshome.com) is supporting Twelve Hills Nature Center with a $1000 matching gift!

The Twelve Hills Board thanks Antéks’ Home Furnishings for the generous support two years in a row!

When: Thursday, September 19


  1. On September 19, Make a contribution to Twelve Hills Nature Center through the North Texas Giving Day between 6 AM and midnight website here https://www.northtexasgivingday.org/twelve-hills-nature-center
  2. Not available on September 19? Between September 9 and September 18, schedule your donation here https://www.northtexasgivingday.org/twelve-hills-nature-center
  3. Spread the word to friends and family.
  4. Create your own FUNdraising Page to highlight Twelve Hills and promote our North Texas Giving Day campaign. Find details here https://www.northtexasgivingday.org/index.php?action=campaignLogin&fwID=1789&_fwActionVerify=ISM8V5F8SSJP5Z528M8FG8311X6KRJ&ret=section%3DmyAccount.campaigns%26action%3Dnew%26fwID2%3D1789


Participate in the effort to create and maintain a Blackland Prairie and large butterfly garden where visitors can take a peaceful walk in a natural area and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature. Help provide nature education for preschool children through adults.

Provide community members with a local nature area to experience the uniqueness of the natural world, and through personal experience recognize the importance of wild areas and taking care of them.



Just for fun:

Search on google for Twelve Hills Nature Center and read 56 reviews!


North Texas Giving Day 2017 a Big Success!

Thanks to our wonderful friends and neighbors, Twelve Hills received $4110 in donations on North Texas Giving Day. In addition, Grand Bank of Texas is generously providing another $1000 in matching funds!

We are grateful for your support of our education programs and prairie restoration efforts.  You’re the best!

Coexisting with our Wild Animal Friends


Tuesday, September 13, 7:00 PM, 2016 doors open at 6:30 PM.

Weiss Auditorium at Methodist Dallas Medical Center,

1401 Stemmons Ave., Dallas, TX 75208.   Park in lot B.

In light of the increased interest in wildlife activity in North Oak Cliff, Twelve Hills Nature Center and Methodist Dallas Medical Center are sponsoring a talk by Urban Biologist Brett Johnson on the topic of co-existing with our wild animal neighbors in Dallas.

The talk will be held at Weiss Auditorium at Methodist. The presentation will cover how to help with wildlife conservation in the city, and how you can reduce negative wildlife interactions. There will be a Q&A following.

Brett Johnson has worked for twelve years as urban wildlife biologist with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. He joined the City of Dallas in 2015 as the Senior Environmental Coordinator/Urban Biologist for the Dallas Park and Recreation Department. Brett is one of the country’s leading experts on urban coyotes.

Doors open at 6:30. Light refreshments will be available. Please RSVP to twelvehillsnaturecenter@gmail.com .

Weiss Auditorium is at 1401 Stemmons (across from Pavilion 3). Parking will be available in Parking Lot B.


Advocate Poll “Best of Oak Cliff 2016” votes Twelve Hills “Best Place to Relax in OC”!

Thank-you, friends and supporters, for voting for Twelve Hills as Best Place to Relax in the Oak Cliff Advocate’s Best of Oak Cliff 2016 poll.  http://oakcliff.advocatemag.com/2016/08/advocates-best-oak-cliff-2016-recap/

Oak Cliff Culture   –    Best Place to Relax

Winner: Twelve Hills Nature Center
Wild Detectives
Lucky Dog Books
Golf Club of Dallas
Stevens Park Golf Course
Belmont Hotel