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.
Apr 18 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.
iNaturalist Nature Challenge - DFW
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Southwest Nature Preserve: Geology of the Woodbine Formation - Arlington
Dr. Arthur Ehlmann, noted geologist, will speak about the Woodbine Formation. This geologic formation is not only important as the ground you live on but is one of the most historically valuable rock layers in the history of the oil and gas industry in Texas. The talk will discuss how the formation originated and what is known about it in a regional geologic context.
Parking is available in the front of the building, accessed from Ron McAndrew Drive. Free.
Info: Annabelle Corboy email@example.com or (817) 683-1739