Apr 19 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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The Welman Project: Recycled Art Contest & Exhibit - Fort Worth (Thru April 19)

Apr 17 2018 - 7:00am to Apr 19 2018 - 10:00pm
Tarrant County College - Trinity River Campus
300 Trinity River Circle Main Lobby
Ft Worth , TX

Teams of elementary and middle school students at 65 FWISD campuses have created works of art out of materials that would otherwise be trash. Vote for your favorite piece!

Art will be on display April 17-19, 7 a.m.-10 p.m.

Reception and viewing, April 19, 5:30 p.m. Awards, 6:30 p.m.

Free.

 

Texas Master Naturalist, Elm Fork Chapter: Forests Systems of North Central Texas - Denton

Apr 19 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Carroll Courts Building
401 W Hickory St Rm 115
Denton , TX

Meet and greet at 9 a.m., followed by a business meeting. Presentation at 10:30 a.m. by Suzanne Tuttle, retired director of the Fort Worth Nature Center on Forests Systems of North Central Texas. 

 

North Texas Master Naturalists: Pollinators & Wildflowers Guided Hike - Dallas

Apr 19 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
White Rock Lake
521 E Lawther Dr
Dallas , TX

What kind of plants are found around White Rock Lake and what kinds of critters visit them? Find out with urban wildlife biologist Sam Kieschnick as we document some of these with citizen science.