Topic: Environment

We’re having a party to celebrate the Earth! Learn about backyard composting, rain barrels, green remodeling, maybe even take home a free tree from Home Depot and much more.  Entertainment by Melanie (of Woodstock fame) and Fort Worth’s very own Vocal Trash. 

This year marks the 30th annual Cowtown Cleanup! Started in 1985 as the Glad® Bag-a-Thon the Cowtown Cleanup is Fort Worth’s longest running cleanup now involving more than 5,000 volunteers. Picking up litter sadly does not prevent it from happening in the first place, but KFWB feels that youth that participate in litter cleanups do not grow up to be litterers. Grab some young people, find a...

Hear local environmental activist Rita Beving, North Texas Outreach Coordinator for Clean Water Fund and Clean Water Action,  present "Understanding Water in Texas," which will include water planning in Texas, both locally and statewide, as well as conservation tips.

Presented by nationally-renowned Landscape Architect Rosa Finsley.

Rosa will discuss the restoration work in the fields adjacent to the historical Frankford...

The Region C Water Planning Group will hold a public hearing pursuant to the Texas Water Code §16.053 and as directed by an Order of the Texas Water Development Board issued on January 8, 2015. A copy of that Order may be found at https://www.twdb.texas.gov/...

A bus will leave Denton (6:30 am) and Fort Worth (7:30 am) to go to Austin to demand that cities get to keep local control of their ordinances be it fracking or a bag ban. $15. Info: Sharon Wilson, Earthworks, sharson@gmail.com.   

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Residents in Denton and Collin counties who are interested in lessening their ecological footprint on their communities now have a place to come together in the Sierra Club Cross Timbers Group. 

This will be an introductory meeting where attendees can join the Sierra Club, the nation’s largest and most influential grassroots. Members can learn...

Volunteers needed the third Saturday of each month (except June, July, August & December) to help plant, mulch and weed nursery trees. Wear closed toe shoes, a hat and sunscreen. Water, safety glasses tools provided.

Info: Tyler Wright, tyler@texastreesfoundation.org

Topic: "Spring Planting; Sowing the Seeds for Energy and Sustainable Harvest in North Texas."
Presenter: Stephen Studicka, Lynn Stoked, Don Moulton and Dallas Master Gardeners.
 
Stephen Studnicka will present Midway Hills Cristian Church's energy harvesting efforts and goals. MHCC is host to our monthly meetings. Church members Lynn Stoked and Con Moulton will...

Zac Trahan of Texas Campaign for the Environment will lead an interactive discussion about potential environmental bills during the 2015 Texas Legislative Session. It has always been difficult to pass good environmental legislation at the State Capitol, but this year is shaping up to be the toughest challenge yet. Sierra Club is working with groups like Texas Campaign for the Environment and...