Carol Clark will cover the amazing story of the monarch butterfly lifecycle and migration, clarify some common misconceptions about monarchs, explain historic and current threats to monarch populations, and tell why Texas is a pivotal location for monarchs' future success.  The program also covers real steps North Texas residents can take to help bolster the monarch population, and what to plant to feed monarchs. Free packets of local native milkweed seeds and plant lists for North Texas will be available.

Showings Friday 6 and 8 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm

“Four years in the making and 15,000 in the telling, French co-directors Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud’s millennia-spanning Seasons does for beasts of the land what the duo’s Winged Migration and Oceans did for those of the air and sea.” -Peter Debruge, Variety.

Citizens' Climate Lobby's Mid-Cities Chapter is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change.

Info: Paula Luna, thelunas@prodigy.net

Martha Ohlson of Allen and Dallas Sierra Club member will return to share her hiking stories and pictures from her 800 km walk on the Camino de Santiago trail in Spain. This trail is the pilgrimage of the Crusades that people from all over the world travel to Spain to complete. Martha has visited over 40 countries and is an expert photographer and storyteller to boot. 

Change begins with you! Once the elections are over, the hard work begins to protect and preserve the Lone Star state in the 2017 Texas Legislature. Will you join us on November 12 for an important gathering to discuss our legislative strategy?

A lot is on the line next year: renewable energy, state and local park funding, oil and gas reform, attacks on local control, water conservation, groundwater management, air quality and clean transportation programs, tires, batteries, and waste of all types. We need leaders like you to help move our agenda forward!

Texas Campaign for the Environment’s North Texas office is celebrating the end of election season and its own progress in advancing recycling and sustainability at a house party.

Texas Campaign for the Environment started with a vision of reducing waste and pollution back in 1991 with offices in Dallas and Houston. That year, the group’s community organizers generated 70,000 petition signatures in Dallas, and 20,000 signatures in Arlington that helped convince the cities to start curbside recycling programs.

If you could plan a conference for you and your peers to help train and motivate you as environmental activists in Texas, what speakers, events, forums, exhibits, panels, music, and/or art would you choose? 

Because of the elections, Downwinders has scheduled the next the next Root and Branch Revue for January 25-28, 2017. This time we're specifically focusing on "Citizen Science,"through the lens of Environmental Justice. 

Vote for your favorite green volunteers and leaders in North Texas. The top three finalists will be judged by a panel. Winners will be announced at the Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Awards on Nov. 3 at the Dallas Arboretum. 

Networking event at Checkered Past Winery. No registration required. Pay for your own food and drink. Winery presentation at 5:30 p.m. See Facebook post for details.

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