May 14 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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Keep Dallas Beautiful: Volunteer for Green Team @ Byron Nelson (May 7-25) - Dallas

May 7 2018 - 8:00am to May 25 2018 - 6:00pm

The Keep Dallas Beautiful Community Green members have opportunities to volunteer at the Byron Nelson PGA golf tournament in two different areas: 

May 7-25

Course Steward Team: On the course, riding in a golf cart 

All Volunteers 

- Set up and remove waste stations on event grounds. - Service stations and haul waste to collection areas 

during event.
- Volunteers will work in groups of 2 and be responsible for an assigned area. 

 

May 12 - May 21
Materials Sorting Team: Behind the scenes recycling 

- Sort waste bags from event grounds. 

- Materials sorted into recycling, compost, and waste streams. 

- (1) T Shirt provided for each volunteer
- Water and Gloves provided.
- Volunteer will be responsible for providing their own food.
- Minimum Age - 16
- Shifts will be 8-10 hours long with (2) 15-minute breaks and (1) 30-minute lunch break. 

However, if you and a friend want to split a shift, have one person signup and contact Wendy@KeepDallasBeautiful.net with your arrangements. 

Signup and list Keep Dallas Beautiful as the organization using this QR Code or www.bit.ly/KDB_at_Byron 

Info: BrendaFinch@KeepDallasBeautiful.net

469-569-5440 Mobile

Mansfield ISD Center for the Performing Arts: Inspired by Nature Exhibit - Mansfield

May 7 2018 - 9:00am to May 22 2018 - 5:00pm
Mansfield ISD Center for the Performing Arts
1110 W. Debbie Ln
Mansfield , TX

Six local artists display artwork inspired by nature in various mediums.

Reception May 12, 6-8 p.m.

Info: Victoria Ligon, crystalcreek@me.com.

ACTION ALERT! Dallas Sierra Club: Support Apartment Recycling - Dallas

May 14 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Dallas City Hall
1500 Marilla St. Council Briefing Room 6ES
Dallas , TX

Support multi-family (apartment) recycling by attending the meeting of the Quality of Life Committee or send an email to Dallas officials urging this improvement. 

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Native Prairies Association of Texas, Fort Worth Chapter: Why Do Prairies Matter - Fort Worth

May 14 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
 5301 Campus Drive
Fort Worth , TX

Presenter is Dr. Ken Steigman, director of the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area, a 2,600-acre preserve managed by a non-profit consortium headed by The University of North Texas. LLELA's mission is to preserve and restore native ecosystems and biodiversity of north Texas and to provide and promote environmental education and research. Dr. Steigman has 36 years of experience in working with the public to participate and enjoy restoring and managing native ecosystems.