Topic: Water

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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New Sierra Club chapter for residents in Denton and Collin Counties hosts this water planning meeting with water planning and conservation expert speakers from the Sierra Club’s Lone Star Chapter and local water districts and municipalities.

Info: Brandi Price at brandirealemail@gmail.com.

PermacultureDenton is offering its first-ever Backyard/Suburban Permaculture Design & Implementation Intensive. This course is tailored to average home-owners for the implementation of Permaculture Design in their own backyards/suburban lots. This 2-day course runs from Saturday, Feb 21, through Sunday, Feb 22, 2015, covering area-specific techniques and touching on the basics of...

Join Rev. Sam Brannon from the Texas Interfaith Center for Public Policy, and members of Fort Worth Interfaith Power & Light, in a hands-on planning workshop for the Water Captains program. Water Captains are local members of the faith community who partner with state and local leaders to make sure the Texas water planning process works for everyone. We welcome your participation. Info:...

Water slower, deeper and more efficient with every drop. Convert your spray heads and watch your sprinkler system save you money from our hands on drip conversion class. You will learn how to install drip irrigation tubing from your faucet or how to convert an existing zone to drip. Drip irrigation is the most efficient irrigation method and essential to sustainable landscapes. Drip irrigation...

Presenter: ONCOR

ONCOR, the state's largest regulated utility, just stepped forward with an audacious plan to invest $5.2B to install 5,000 MW of batteries on the Texas Grid. This emerging technology will help improve reliability, boost renewable and maybe lower monthly electric bills. If this project goes through it will be the largest project of its kind in the world. 

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Rita Beving, representative for Clean Water Action, will discuss water conservation issues.

Are you in the landscape industry or a master gardener? Gain CEUs (5) by learning which plants work best in the water wise landscape. Low maintenance plants, proper irrigation and other tips will be covered to create a gorgeous, lush landscape that won't waste resources and will lower your water bill.

Program by Johnette Taylor of Roundtree Landscaping, Inc.

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Explore Joe Pool Lake on a kayak and bird watch with Audubon staff. $40/nonmembers, $30/members. Includes kayaks, paddles, life jackets and binoculars. RSVP: 469-526-1980 or DCAC@Audubon.org.