Does your rain just run off? Divert it, save it, use it!! Come 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. RSVP.

Conserving water outdoors can significantly lower our water bills and preserve this precious natural resource. It's time to learn some water saving gardening techniques such as the use of native plants, mulching beds, smaller turf areas and efficient irrigation techniques.

This is a day of beautifying the Trinity River Corridor and working alongside corporate and community volunteers at Moore Park Gateway. Volunteers do not need to sponsor to participate and they don’t have to be a part of a corporation. Sign up on the website link. All the materials needed for that day (gloves, shovels, etc) will be provided. More details will be sent out as people sign up.

Info: Amber@TheTrinityTrust.org or 214-740-1616.

Learn about lawn care maintenance, native and adapted plants and sprinkler system quick fixes. Plus walking tour of nature center. Presented by Dr. Dotty Woodson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension.

RSVP: Go to www.eventbrite.com and search "Learn and Grow at Bob Jones Nature Center"

Learn about lawn care maintenance, native and adapted plants. Plus walking tour of landscape and rain barrels. Presented by Dr. Dotty Woodson of Texas A&M AgriLife. Free.

RSVP: Dustan Compton at 817-720-4358 or Dustan.Compton@trwd.com

Presented by Tarrant County Master Gardeners. Free.

RSVP: Dustan Compton at 817-720-4358 or Dustan.Compton@trwd.com

Presented by Tarrant County Master Gardeners. Free.

RSVP: Dustan Compton at 817-720-4358 or Dustan.Compton@trwd.com

Living with the Trinity 

6:00 PM – Reception & Check In
6:30 – Screening Begins
7:30 – Discussion with the filmmakers

The film Living with the Trinity is an incisive look at the history of the Trinity River and its relationship with the people who have settled along its banks. By diving into the past, this film is able to explain why the river remains a rather invisible resource despite the ambitious public works projects planned around it and the millions of Texans who rely on the body of water for life. 

Gathering of local environmental groups to exchange news. This month’s topics include:

- Denton Gas Plants? Gibbons Creek Coal Plant - Where are we now/Event at UNT on the Mar. 25

- Elections (Statewide/Local)

- TCE Fundraiser April 3

- Earth/Wind & Fire Conference Oct. 22. May carry into the 23rdd. 

Info: Rita Beving, antiquerita@aol.com

Texas SmartScape plants are native or adapted to North Central Texas, so they can thrive—come rain or shine—with little to no pesticides or fertilizers and less water. This means you can save money and still have a beautiful yard. Some of these plants also attract birds, bees and butterflies.

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