All Day Two Day Festival
APRIL 21-22


Earth Day Dallas features two days of engaging exhibits, compelling speakers, music, entertainment, food and fun for everyone. Join us April 21-22, 2012 in Fair Park to see how you can make a difference.
Mission:  Learn. Grow.

Celebrate Earth Day at this fun festival with exhibits, speakers, films, music, food & more focused on making a positive impact on our environment.

The heart of the festival is the Eco Expo, and exhibitors will use their presence to promote their achievements as green leaders, and teach attendees how to take environmentally responsible action by better utilizing available resources, switching to eco-friendly products, or joining their organizations.

In addition to the Eco Expo, attendees will have a number of educational entertainment options, which will include:

Inaugural graduating class of Downwinders' activist training course. Reception afterwards at Bryan Street Tavern. RSVP to downwindersatrisk@gmail.com or 469-608-1972.


Forum to discuss the proposed disposal well in East Fort Worth.


Monthly gathering of DFW environmental groups and activists to share information on local issues. 

Info: Rita Beving, Dallas Sierra Club, 214-557-2271 or antiquerita@aol.com.

Raise your voice (and a glass!) for green building legislation in Texas. Join us for pizza, wine and an update by USGBC Texas members who attended Advocacy Day in Austin.

Guest speaker Brian Hasenbauer with the No Labels campaign will share an inspiring message on how you can engage in bi-partisan advocacy for positive change.

Citizens' Climate Lobby is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change. The Arlington Chapter meets on the third Wednesday of the month from 6-8

Info: Paula Luna, thelunas@prodigy.net

Gathering of North Texas environmental groups to share news and network. This month's topics include:

A) What's new at the Legislature?  The Railroad Commission Sunset bill is out, what does it mean for us? There are other new bills out, so I will have an updated bill sheet.

B) April 29 Climate March?  There is talk about having one besides the one that is going on in Austin....do you want to help organize?  Let's have a discussion about it.

C) Radioactive waste hearing report  - what happened at Hobbs and Andrews public meetings? Come and learn more.

High-level Radioactive Waste storage facilities proposed for West Texas and New Mexico include transporting tens of thousands of tons of dangerous radioactive waste through DFW.

Public comment period ends March 13.

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is notorious for suing the EPA over haze regulations. He has already stated he'd like to slash staff by half and severely slash its budget. His confirmation is this week.

Meet in front of the Robert E. Lee statue. 

Info: Rita Beving, rita.beving@gmail.com, or Gary Delarios, gary.delarios@gmail.com