Topic: Environment

Learn the basics and benefits of rainwater harvesting and the effects stormwater has on the environment. Participants will learn how to collect and utilize rainwater at home and have the opportunity to construct their very own 55-gallon rain barrel. $50 per barrel. Register online.

Fundraiser benefitting Connemara Conservancy featuring local chefs George Brown (Experimental Table), Matt Hamilton (Local Yocal Farm To Market) and Robert Lyford (Patina Green Home And Market). 

There will be a special menu for the kids.

$75/adults, $10/children.

About Connemara Conservancy: Connemara now protects more than 6,000 acres as both fee land holdings and...

Dallas Interfaith Power & Light presents the Dallas Premiere of The Wisdom to Survive: Climate Change, Capitalism & Community.

The 56-minute film accepts the consensus of scientists that climate change has already arrived, and asks—what is keeping us from action? In discussions with thought leaders and activists, The Wisdom to Survive explores how unlimited growth lies...

WE hosts a free tour of a LEED certified residential project in Jubilee Park.

10 am. Meet at Old Mill Restaurant in Fair Park. Board bus to tour a model eco-friendly home in Jubilee Park.

11:30 Lunch (dutch) at the historic Old Mill Restaurant in Fair Park.

Enjoy Earth Day Texas after lunch.

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Volunteers needed to pick up trash and survey spring wildflowers. Bring water and gloves; wear sturdy-soled shoes or boots and long pants. Wildflowers should be great this year: don't forget your camera!

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Free family event that focuses on Texas flora and fauna and the use of native plants with activities for children, along with experts on birds, snakes, bugs and plants. There will be 30 demonstration and information outreach booths, 30-minute wildflower and prairie walks beginning at 10:30 a.m., and a series of speakers giving short talks/lectures of 25 minutes each on the hour and half-hour...

On April 18 & 19th, Rosa Finsley and Kathy Powers will be giving tours of the never plowed, native Blackland Prairie at the Frankford Church and Cemetery. Saturday, April 18th’s tour will be at 10am and Sunday, April 19th’s tour will be at 4pm. Come to both to view both in different lighting conditions. Best part of tour? The wild hyacinth should be blooming!  More info to come.

Director Louie Psihoyos and co-producer Gina Papabeis will be in attendance for a Q&A!

Join Earth Day Texas, the Lone Star Film Society and The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth for a free advance screening of Racing Extinction, directed by Academy Award winning director Louie Psihoyos.

To attend, please...

Have you committed a protest act of any kind against fracking in the Barnett Shale region? If so, you are invited to participate in the first (maybe only) group photo of Barnett Shale fractivist warriors. The event will take place during Prairie Fest. Gather under the Prairie Fest banner on the sidewalk near the street at 4 p.m. Come early and enjoy...

This April, as part of The Grove Dallas’ Sustainability Month, join Grove community members for an afternoon of stories and ideas on how we can not only sustain the lives of future generations, but also make our city and the planet a better place.

Come for the inspiration, stay for the food, drinks, and passionate people!

4:00 - 4:30 Meet & Greet

4:30 – 5:30 Program:...