The Bob Jones Nature Center & Preserve is owned by the City of Southlake and operated by the Bob Jones Nature Center Organization, a 501c3 non-profit, community funded entity. The Bob Jones Nature Center & Preserve (BJNCP) was established to give people a unique opportunity to explore the Cross Timbers ecosystem. The center encourages visitors to look for creatures in their natural habitats and enjoy the world around them. BJNCP is dedicated to delivering diverse learning experiences and cultivating sustainable resources through community conservation and environmental initiatives.
The BJNCP is a public facility owned by the City of Southlake under a scope of services agreement between the City of Southlake and the Bob Jones Nature Center Organization. The City and the organization work together to position the center as a regional environmental leader by the continued enhancement of programming and development and educating about the importance of preserving the ecosystem.