Mar 13 2017

Downwinders at Risk: College of Constructive Hell-Raising - Dallas (Jan. 17-May 23)

Jan 17 2017 - 7:00pm to May 23 2017 - 9:00pm
Meadows Conference Center
2900 Live Oak
Dallas , TX

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.

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Perot Museum: Maya - Hidden Worlds Revealed - Dallas

Feb 11 2017 - 10:00am to Sep 4 2017 - 10:00am
Perot Museum
2201 N. Field St.
Dallas , TX

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. 

Nuke Free Texas: Public Comment Period for High-level Radioactive Waste - Ends March 13

Mar 13 2017 - 5:00pm

High-level Radioactive Waste storage facilities proposed for West Texas and New Mexico include transporting tens of thousands of tons of dangerous radioactive waste through DFW.

Public comment period ends March 13.

POST YOUR COMMENTS TO THE NRC HERE. DEADLINE MARCH 13. Scroll down to Licenses Applications/Amendments and click on the link for "NRC-2016-0231 Waste Control Specialists LLC’s Consolidated Interim Spent Fuel Storage Facility Project."

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Native Prairies Assocation of Texas, Fort Worth Chapter: Prairie Mgmt on Corps Land in North Texas - Fort Worth

Mar 13 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Downtown YMCA
512 Lamar Street
Ft Worth , TX

Martin Underwood, USACE Biologist, presents Prairie Management on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Land in North Texas. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is probably the largest public land owner in the DFW Metroplex. There are a variety of management issues, such as managing lands for native vegetation, including remnant and restorable prairies. This presentation is an overview of the project lands, pertinent policies, history/status of tallgrass prairie in North Texas and management practices USACE uses with limited staffing, budget and policies to protect and improve our valued resources.