Apr 14 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. 

Good Faith Impact: Community Solar Installation Training - Dallas

Apr 10 2017 - 8:00am to Apr 14 2017 - 5:00pm
Martin Luther King Jr Community Center
2922 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Dallas , TX

Good Faith Impact, a Dallas-based non-profit organization, will host a five day “Community Solar Installation Training.” The session is intended for entry level workers, interested in launching a career in the growing solar photovoltaic industry. 

Participants from the local community who complete this course will receive certificates of completion, an OSHA-10 certificate, and an introduction to local employers. 

iNaturalist Nature Challenge - DFW

Apr 14 2017 - 7:00am to Apr 18 2017 - 11:45pm
DFW TX

Last year, San Francisco and Los Angeles had a competition on which urban area has the most citizen scientists and most species. Well, they want to extend this competition to the rest of the country. New York City, Boston, Raleigh, Washington DC, Nashville, Duluth, Chicago, Miami, Minneapolis, Salt Lake City, Seattle, Austin, Houston, and Dallas/Fort Worth are the participating cities… 

Make iNaturalist observations anywhere in Dallas/Fort Worth on April 14 – 18 (Easter weekend)! Show the rest of the country how many different critters and plants and fungi live in our urban area!

Info: Sam Kieschnick, Urban Wildlife Biologist, DFW, Texas Parks and Wildlife, 972-293-3841 or sam.kieschnick@tpwd.texas.gov