Come to an informal conversation over the environment, with coffee and croissants (or whatever tasty stuff you want to order) at La Madeleine. We will talk about a national and state outlook on environmental issues. What are your concerns and questions? Sponsored by the Dallas Sierra Club and Public Citizen. Info: Rita Beving at or 214-557-2271 or Chris/Dick Guldi at

See what bills may affect our daily lives and what we can do; also hear what it's like to work in Antarctica. 


Info: Kirk Miller, 972-699-1687 or

A full day of skills and information workshops aimed at making you a better activist.

Workshops include:

Fighting Permits in Texas

Petitioning Rights

Basic Door-to-Door Outreach

High Tech Tools for Citizens

Health Survey Dos and Don’ts


Researchers from UTA and UTD, plus more time with Melissa Mays and Nayyirah Shariff from Flint and more.

SPECIAL LUNCHTIME FORUM: How do local governments protect themselves in the Trump Era? 

Part of Downwinders at Risk's Root and Branch Revue, the evening features panel discussion with Flint activists and Melissa May and Nayyirah Shariff and DFW activists, moderated by Randy Lee Loftis, reporter Texas Climate News, and former environmental reporter with the Dallas Morning News. Free.

The Root and Branch Revue, Downwinders at Risk’s multi-day floating conference for green activists, is scheduled for Jan. 24-28 and includes the first trip to Texas of two of the Flint, Michigan women who blew the top off that town’s lead-contaminated drinking water scandal. 

Jan. 24, 7-9 pm: Film Screening & Discussion "When is Civil Disobedience Effective?" Angelika Theater at @ Mockingbird Station, 5321 E Mockingbird, Dallas. Free.

Featured speaker on environmental topics every month. Topic TBA. 

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,

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.