Jun 2 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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Botanical Research Institute of Texas: Exploring Texas Wildflowers - Fort Worth

Jun 2 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Botanical Rsearch Institute of Texas
1700 University Dr
Ft Worth , TX

Explore the world of native Texas wildflowers with experts in the subject. Attendees will learn basic techniques for field identification, scientific and common names for local wildflowers, and where and when to look for them. Come prepared to walk around outside. Bring a photo or a (legally) picked specimen if you want to talk about a specific plant. No more than 2 per person, please. 

$25.

Botanical Research Institute of Texas: Composting - Beyond the Basics - Fort Worth

Jun 2 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Botanical Research Institute of Texas
1700 University
Ft Worth , TX

You've learned the basics of composting now dive deeper into the subject and learn why hot composting is the best way to generate compost for your garden and to use in compost tea. Learn how to make compost that meets the needs of your soil, how to determine whether your soil needs fungal or bacterial compost and the best way to use each type.

$25.

Bank of America: Shred Day - Fort Worth

Jun 2 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Bank of America
3100 S University Dr Parking lot
Fort Worth , TX

Free shredding event, open to all. Bring old bills, old checks, file folders, old tax documents, credit card offers, envelopes, newspaper, paper, photos, post-it notes.

Open till 1 p.m. or till trucks are full

Info: shannon.jenkins@bankofamerica.com

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Botanical Research Institute of Texas: Landscaping with Native Plants - Fort Worth

Jun 2 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Botanical Research Institute of Texas
1700 University
Ft Worth , TX

Plant your landscape with native plants to save water, attract pollinators and reduce your carbon footprint. Learn how to identify and choose native plants for a landscape, plan a layout, and care for your plants. An expert will guide you through the process of designing your own native landscape, whether it be for an urban container garden or a large suburban yard. 

$25.

NANPA Nature Photography Group of North Texas: Big Spring, Great Trinity Forest Sunset Shoot - Dallas

Jun 2 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Big Spring Historic Landmark
925 Pemberton Hill Rd
Dallas , TX

This is the first chance for the public to photograph the Big Spring Landmark Conservation area since 2016. This is one of our Meetup favorite sites, and one of the Great Trinity Forest's most unique spots. We are hoping for a good wildflower year, too. 

Details being finalized. See website for more info.