Apr 20 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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Natural Grocers - Casa Linda: Earth Day Sale - Dallas (Thru April 22)

Apr 20 2018 - 8:00am to Apr 21 2018 - 9:00pm
Natural Grocers - Casa Linda
9440 Garland Road, Suite 150
Dallas , TX

Get a free, reusable grocery bag with purchase; earn double {N} power points; and have a chance to win a $25 gift card. Take our Ladybug Love Pledge to save beneficial insects and the ecosystem. Enter to win a $100 gift card!

Class on Lady Bug Love about the beneficial insect on April 22 at 3 p.m.

Info: Sarah Beckendorff, nhc.cl@naturalgrocers.com

Earth x - Dallas (Thru April 22)

Apr 20 2018 - 10:00am to Apr 22 2018 - 6:00pm
Fair Park Dallas , TX

World's largest eco-expo featuring green nonprofits, businesses and schools. Demos, speakers, live music, food, children's activities and films. Free.

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Sonoran Herbalist: Becoming a Bioregional Herbalist - Plano

Apr 20 2018 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Arbor Hils Preserve
6701 W Parker Rd
Plano , TX

In this afternoon workshop we will explore the fundamental aspects of becoming a bioregional herbalist: developing relationship with place and the plants within it as we go for a walk through the local landscape where drier upland ridges converge with blackland praries, thick river bottom vegetation, and bits of limestone Hill Country. 

$44.

Earthx: Global Impact Awards - Dallas

Apr 20 2018 - 7:00pm
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
2201 N Field St
Dallas , TX

Presented by EarthX, Global Green and EarthxFilm, the EarthxGlobalGala is an eco-star-studded evening that honors visionary leaders in environmental education, film and television with the Global Impact Awards, bringing together people from around the world working to solve the most important issues of today. The global event is also a family affair, co-chaired by Amy Turner and Jenna Turner Alexander, with their parents Jim and Julie Turner as Honorary Chairs.

EarthX Global Impact Awards will be presented to the following:

    •    Garrett Boone – Community Leader of the Year

    •    Nike – Sustainable Corporate Leader of the Year

    •    Parley for the Oceans – Organization of the Year

    •    Buzz Aldrin – Explorer of the Year

    •    John R. Seydel III – Emerging Male Leader of the Year

    •    Danni Washington – Emerging Female Leader of the Year

Tickets: $275