May 30 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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City of Fort Worth: Environmental Master Plan Focus Groups - Fort Worth (Thru May 31)

May 21 2018 - 5:30pm to May 31 2018 - 7:30pm
Hazel Harvey Peace Center for Neighborhoods
818 Missouri Ave
Ft Worth , TX

The city of Fort Worth is drafting an Environmental Master Plan with long range strategies to guide the city's environmental programs and services. Join the series of community conversations 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m..

These topics will be discussed: 

May 21, 2018 – Litter Management & Control

May 24, 2018 – Hazardous Materials

May 29, 2018 – Water Quality

May 30, 2018 – Land Quality, Site Reclamation & Brownfields

May 31, 2018 – Air Quality

ACTION ALERT! 350 Dallas: Protest 2018 ExxonMobil Shareholders Meeting - Dallas

May 30 2018 - 7:30am to 10:00am
Corner of Flora and Crockett
2301 Flora St Across from the Meyerson Symphony Center
Dallas , TX

Environmentalists are standing up to Exxon/Mobil and the entire fossil fuel industry.

City of Denton: Foodscaping - Denton

May 30 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Denton Public Library
3020 N. Locust St.
Denton , TX

Edible landscapes are one of the hottest trends in garden design! Utilizing areas in your landscape to grown edibles is a great way to add food to your table and reduce your grocery bill. This program teaches you how to incorporate edible plants into your home garden and landscape by taking advantage of their ornamental value. You will learn how herbs, fruits and vegetables can add to the colors and textures of your permanent landscape combining both aesthetics and functionality.

Free. Registration required. 

Info: Sarah Luxton, City of Denton, 940-349-8152, sustainableschools@cityofdenton.com