The Dallas Green Alliance, a green political action committee, is hosting a fundraiser. The group is working to get two more environmentally friendly city council members elected.

Drinks, light snacks.


Martha Cavazos-Fipps, the city of McKinney's environmental coordinator, will speak about the city's environmental programs and we will watch "Can the Gulf Survive?" by National Geographic that details the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Info: Brandi Price, or 469-247-6391.

The Cross Timbers Sierra Club,  which serves Collin, DentonFannin, and Grayson counties, hosts Sally Evans from the Blackland Prairie Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalists. 

Info: Brandi Price,

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.

Guest Speaker Lance Tahmahkera, descendant of Quanah Parker.

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. Each paid student will receive a rain barrel ready for use at the end of the clinic. Seating is limited. $30 non-refundable fee is required prior to attending the clinic. Preregistration is required. Info: 972-721-2355.

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


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 vs. Erik Wilson

District 10 - Paul Reyes vs. Adam McGough

(Input from District 10 anti-toll road candidate James White)

Find out more about DGA’s joint fundraiser with the Sierra Club.

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, or 214-321-7159

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