A continuing education course on community organizing featuring veteran organizers from a variety of social justice movements. Hosted by DFW air quality watchdog Downwinders at Risk.
Feb 21 2017
Downwinders at Risk: College of Constructive Hell-Raising - Dallas (Jan. 17-May 23)
Perot Museum: Maya - Hidden Worlds Revealed - Dallas
The exhibition brings together more than 200 authentic artifacts and immersive environments to explore the astonishing accomplishments of one of the most powerful indigenous Mesoamerican civilizations, that still has millions of living descendants today. Visitors will learn how the Maya built towering temples and created an intricate calendar system while discovering what archaeologists have uncovered about the once-hidden ancient Maya, and the unresolved questions about why these ancient cities were abandoned. Through hands-on activity stations, guests can decipher hieroglyphs, learn cultural and architectural techniques, and explore an underworld cave, ancient burial site, mural room and more. The bilingual exhibition, presented in English and Spanish, requires a surcharge for members and non-members.
Brite Divinity: Environmentally Themed Ministers Conference - Fort Worth
Annual conference hosted by Brite Divinity School, TCU and University Christian Church geared to members of the Christian faith tradition. This year the entire conference covers environmental topics. Open to the public. Free.
Sustainability Management Assocation: The Journey to Zero Waste at Sierra Nevada Brewing Company - Webinar
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.’s Sustainability Manager, Cheri Chastain, will share how Sierra Nevada has been able to divert 99.8 percent of their total solid waste from landfill. Cheri will share the brewery’s 10-year journey to bring the company to zero waste, the struggles and challenges that have come with that journey, and the successes that led to being the first Platinum Zero Waste facility recognized by the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council. Free.
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Friends of Southwest Nature Preserve: A Photographic Look at Southwest Nature Preserve - Arlington
Bob Brennan will take us on a tour of the Preserve as he has seen it through camera lenses during the past 10 years. He will also discuss equipment and techniques for capturing the flora and fauna at SWNP. Bob has been photographing the Preserve since 2007, and he maintains a web site at https://bobbrennan.smugmug.com/ that includes by year all his works at SWNP.
Info: Annabelle Corboy firstname.lastname@example.org or 817-683-1739