Topic: Environment

Native Prairies Association of Texas director Pat Merkord will be giving workshop on “Native Prairie Indicator Species: Signs Prairie Hunters Seek.”

Find out what the top 10 indicator grass and wildflower species for Dallas area blackland prairies are and have hands on opportunities to identify selected grasses and forbs.

This workshop will help those interested in looking for...

The hike will last 2-3 hours. Trails range from flat and easy to hilly and moderately difficult.  Bring a picnic lunch for later.

Wear hiking boots or sturdy walking shoes and a hat. Bring a small daypack with at least 32 oz of water and a trail snack or GORP (good ole raisins and peanuts).

All proceeds benefit Green Source DFW, Cedar Ridge Preserve and Explorers...

Earth Day Texas (formerly, Earth Day Dallas) is an annual, outdoor festival seeking to elevate environmental awareness and influence the way Texans think, live and work. The family-friendly and free-admission event allows leaders in the corporate, academic and non-profit worlds to unite and show Texans how green lifestyle choices can lower their cost of living, improve their health, and help...

Presenter: Ramsey Kweik, Southern Methodist University Geothermal Labs
 
Depleted oil fields have potential for clean utility scale geothermal energy. Ramsey Kweik of the Southern Methodist University Geothermal Labs will share his studies of Fairway Field in East Texas. Research demonstrates considerable potential for geothermal development from old, depleted oil fields...

Free to residents of the following cities and areas  (Please bring driver’s license and a utility bill as proof of residence.):

Addison, Dallas, De Soto, Duncanville, Farmers Branch, Garland, Highland Park, Irving, Mesquite, Richardson, Rowlett, Sachse, Seagoville, Sunnyvale, University Park, Unincorporated Dallas County

Bring home and garden chemical products, paint and...

Join the Dallas Trekkers on March 21 for a true wild outdoor experience just 4 miles from downtown Dallas. Long pants and hiking shoes are recommended for hiking on the less traveled trails in the forest.

The hike starts in the beautiful manicured grounds of William Blair Jr. Park where your will find a fishing pond and a spectacular view of downtown Dallas. Start the walk with hike...

Earth Hour began in 2007 in Australia to encourage individual households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour as a symbol for their commitment to the planet. Today more than 7,000 communities across the world participate in Earth Hour. 

Craft food, drinks, music, live auction...and more. Special guests Angela Hunt& Wylie H Dallas

All proceeds will be used to support anti-tollroad candidates for the Dallas City Council. $50.

Learn about the many ways to be better stewards of the earth’s resources. The event will feature various ways residents can invest in a sustainable future, improve daily living and save money by Going Green! Other highlights include entertainment, vendor booths, raffle and prizes. Free.

Students K thru 6: Collect and save your juice pouches for a chance to win an Apple iPad....

Memnosyne Institute presents its 4th Annual Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Awards.

2015 Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Georgeann Moss, Dallas County Community College District.

Winners in five categories will be announced in the following categories: Nonprofit Professional, Small Business Entrepreneur, Large Business or Nonprofit (Project or Program)...