Apr 2 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! EarthX - Dallas

Mar 27 2018 - 9:00am to Apr 22 2018 - 6:00pm
Earth X
Fair Park
Dallas , TX

Earth X is bigger than ever this year and is seeking volunteers to help out at the giant eco-expo April 20-22 at Fair Park in Dallas. This is a great opportunity to gain experience, network and be part of the world's largest eco-fest. 

Earth X volunteer manager Melinda Garde said there are more than 30 different opportunities available for volunteers.

"Volunteers are the face of EarthX. As a volunteer, you are an integral part of the process of changing the way people think, work and live," said Garde. "Volunteers will engage attendees with fun hands-on activities that teach how to make a difference through science, technology and innovations in thought leading to a sustainable future."

Volunteers get a T-shirt and snacks. There are two shifts: 9 a.m. -2 p.m., 1 p.m.-6 p.m.

Info: Melinda Garde, volunteer manager, melinda.garde@earthx.org

 

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Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center: Dogwood Blooms Guided Hikes - Cedar Hill (Thru April 4)

Mar 31 2018 - 9:00am to Apr 4 2018 - 12:00pm
Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center
1206 W FM 1382,
Cedar Hill , TX

Participants will meet at the center and embark on a partially off-trail journey over hills, through a small creek and into the grove of dogwoods where participants may choose to climb a ladder for a closer look at the blooms and enjoy light snacks. Upon returning to the center, share in a champagne toast to the future of Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center and meet our education bird, an American Kestrel, the smallest falcon in North America. Expect the experience to last approximately 3 hours.

 $40. Add one guest for $30.

Hikes: 

March 31, 9 a.m. to noon

March 31, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

April 1, 9 a.m. to noon

April 1, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

April 4, 9 a.m. to noon.