Mar 21 2018

George W. Bush Presidential Center: Bluebonnet Tours - Dallas (Thru June 2)

Mar 17 2018 - 10:00am to Jun 2 2018 - 12:00pm
George W. Bush Presidential Center
2943 SMU Boulevard
Dallas , TX

Enjoy docent-guided bluebonnet tours in the Native Texas Park on the grounds of the Bush Center. The park features other seasonal wildflowers, native Texas grasses, tree-shaded lawns, and clearings providing habitats for butterflies, birds, and other wildlife. Visitors can explore native Texas environments such as Blackland Prairie, Post Oak Savannah, and Cross Timbers Forest.

The free tours of the Native Texas Park are offered every Saturday at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., weather permitting. Usually lasting between 30 and 40 minutes, visitors are guided through the winding network of walking trails. Space is limited and tours are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

To book a large group, call 214-346-1650 or email bush43visitors@nara.gov.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Great Seed Bomb & Groundwork: Wildflower Workshops & Seed Bomb - Dallas

Mar 17 2018 - 2:00pm to Mar 31 2018 - 12:00pm
MLK Library
2922 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd Dallas Seed Library
Dallas , TX

Volunteers are needed to craft native wildflower and prairie seedballs with the Dallas Seed Library and Groundwork Dallas, haul them to a meadow along the Trinity Forest Trail, and release them into the wild! The Dallas Watershed Dept. is dedicating 200 potted prairie grasses to the cause of restoring native Blackland Prairie in the area.

WORKSHOPS

- Saturday, March 17th with the Dallas Seed Library at MLK Library, from 2pm - 5pm (2922 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., 75215) 

- Saturday, March 24th with Groundwork Dallas (location TBD), from 9am - Noon

SEEDBOMBING

- Saturday, March 31st on the Trinity Forest Trails, from 9am - Noon. Please use these GPS coordinates (32°41'58.1"N, 96°42'10.6"W) or this Google Maps link (https://goo.gl/8di3W5) to locate the site. 

Dallas Vegan Roundup: TreeHouse Tour and Vegan Happy Hour - Dallas

Mar 21 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
TreeHouse
8021 Walnut Hill Ln.
Dallas , TX

Tour of the beautiful eco-friendly home TreeHouse showroom, complete with drinks and vegan appetizers from Nazca Kitchen - South American Cafe. Free.

Greater Fort Worth Sierra Club: Learn About Palo Pinto Mts State Park - Fort Worth

Mar 21 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd
Ft Worth , TX

Jeff Hinkson, Strawn Chamber of Commerce; Kevin Good, TPWD assistant director of State Parks; and George Bristol, parks advocate, will provide us with updates on the status and economic benefits of the park, as well as a history of the park and how it will fit into the park system. They will also provide information on the upcoming legislative session and how to advocate for park funding.

Potluck dinner. Bring a dish to share.