May 6 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.

Dallas Arboretum: Wind Sculptures in Motion - Dallas (Extended thru Aug. 31)

Apr 15 2018 - 9:00am to Jul 31 2018 - 5:00pm
Dallas Arboretum
8525 Garland Rd
Dallas , TX

122 copper wind sculptures by Utah-based sculptor Lyman Whitaker. The exhibit has been extended through the end of August.

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Oak Cliff Nature Preserve: Trail Work/Volunteer Day - Dallas

May 6 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Oak Cliff Nature Preserve
2875 Pierce St
Dallas , TX

Volunteers needed to help trim back privet from the trail. It is an invasive species that grows rapidly in the spring and can overwhelm the trail if not tamed back. Bring trimmers, gloves and water. Snacks and extra hand loppers available.

Moss Haven Farm: A Peep at the Coops Tour - Dallas

May 6 2018 - 11:00am to 5:00pm
Moss Haven Farm
9202 Moss Farm Lan
Dallas , TX

Tour of seven urban chicken coops located throughout North and East Dallas
Chicken talks by vets at Summertree Bird and Animal Clinic and experts from Trinity Haymarket.
Food from One90 Smoked Meats, Steel City Pops, and Guava Tree and Urban Crust food trucks
Performances from Lake Highlands HS Wranglers, local choirs and bands, and students from Zound Sounds
Unique handmade items from local artisans for shopping
Raffle of custom-made mobile coop

A Peep at the Coops is the largest fundraiser for Moss Haven Farm, a 501(c)(3) outdoor learning garden and STEAM curriculum enrichment for students located at Moss Haven Elementary. 

$10

Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge: Butterfly Hike - Fort Worth

May 6 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge
9601 Fossil Ridge Rd
Ft Worth , TX

Explore the Refuge and see for yourself the many species of butterflies. You will learn all about their habitats, their host plants, and how to identify them. $5 (with paid admission).

Connemara Conservancy: Reception for Sculpture Exhibit 'Human Nature' -

May 6 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Connemara Meadow Preserve
300 Tatum Rd
Allen , TX

Dallas artist Art Garcia is adding to the enjoyment of the Connemara Meadow Nature Preserve this spring and summer with a sculpture exhibition, Human Nature, from May 6-Oct. 31.

Garcia’s collection of colorful steel sculptures representing the human form have been thoughtfully placed throughout the Meadow, which is open to the public daily from dawn to dusk on the border of Allen and Plano.

Reception: May 6, 1-3 p.m.