Topic: Environment

Join the USGBC's Emerging Professionals Group poolside for a happy hour. The group is geared to 30-something and under crowd interested in green issues. See website for details.

The March Against Monsanto will be held again in Dallas, joining protests from around the world against the Big Ag giant.

Protestors say that Monsanto has a monoply on the agricultural industry and is creating health and environmental hazards with its GMO products.

Speakers: Texas AgriLife A&M Extension Office. Water is a precious natural resource and conservation is vital. Students will learn about the importance of water conservation through the harvesting of rainwater as well as techniques to use the harvested rain. Students will be shown how to build a rainwater harvesting collection barrel using a food grade plastic 55-gallon collection unit....

Congratulate your new green Dallas City Council members Carolyn Arnold and Mark Clayton

Also….

Update on Southern Gateway I-35/Hwy67 Redo  A Citizens Task Force is actually making some progress 

Get Plugged into the Run-off 

District 3 – Joe Tave vs. Casey Thomas

District 7 – Keven Felder vs Tiffinni Young

District 8 - Diane Gibson...

This newly formed chapter is a branch of the Native Prairies Association of Texas and will represent 13 Blackland counties: Collin, Ellis, Fannin, Grayson, Henderson, Hunt, Kaufman, Lamar, Navarro, Rains, Rockwall and Van Zandt. 

Info: Leigh Ann Ellis, laellis55@aol.com or 214-321-7159

The Memnosyne Institute hosts the second annual Green Source DFW Run for the Environment 5K run/walk.

Volunteers help clean up Trinity River. See website for locations. After party from 11 am - 1pm at Panther Island Pavilion, 395 Purcey St, Fort Worth.

NOTE: THE TRASH BASH HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO DANGEROUS RIVER CONDITIONS FROM HEAVY RAINS

This workshop is being co-hosted by the city of Denton and the Upper Trinity Conservation Trust. The training will focus on the nature and function of stream and riparian zones and the benefits and direct impacts from healthy riparian zones. The riparian education programs will cover an introduction to riparian principles, watershed processes, basic hydrology, erosion/deposition principles and...