by JEFF PRINCE, Fort Worth Weekly

Teenagers from a Fort Worth homeless shelter climbed out of a van and looked across what seemed a vast prairie to their urban eyes.

They were at the Fort Worth Prairie Park to get some fresh air and a change of scenery. Leading them on a three-mile hike was Jarid Manos, founder and CEO of the Great Plains Restoration Council, a nonprofit group devoted to protecting prairies and showing young people the interdependence of humans and nature…