Topic: Environment

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

Note: The run date has been moved to Oct. 24, 2015.

The Memnosyne Institute hosts the second annual Green Source DFW Run for the Environment 5K run/walk. The event will feature green vendors, live music, a tree planting and shoe recycling.

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...

Tandy Hills Natural Area and Stella Rowan Prairies have always been prairie, but they haven't always been protected.

How did they become protected? Someone took notice and the process was set in motion. We need people (anyone) to be our eyes. Yes, that's right, the prairie needs YOU to notice it! It doesn't matter if you don't know the difference between Johnson grass and Bluestem grass...

For years Jeff Williams has been involved in numerous area projects. Of special interest to ACC members are his roles in the River Legacy Foundation and the Johnson Creek Corridor Plan. In Arlington environmental issues rarely figure into the races, so we really don't know how green our candidates are. Here's a chance to learn about matters that concern all of us. In the interest of fairness,...

Open to all. No geographic limitation. Free.

Info: Candice Boswell, ecoadmin@trashbusters.org or 972-524-0007.