Jul 26 2018

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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Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area: Kids' Wilderness Survival Camp - Lewisville

Jul 23 2018 - 9:00am to Jul 27 2018 - 12:00pm
Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area
Corner of Jones and Kealy Streets
Lewisville , TX

Week-long outdoor survival adventure day camp led by Primitive Texas. Build shelters, find edible wild plants, make fire without matches, blend into your surroundings with camouflage, and much more. $140/child. Contact 972-219-3550 to register. Complete details on website link below.

Dallas County Master Gardeners: The Beneficial Garden - Dallas

Jul 26 2018 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Texas Discovery Gardens
3601 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Dallas , TX

Speaker John Watts, Texas Discovery Garden entomologist, received a masters in entomology from the University of Florida where he specialized in insect husbandry. As a collector of insects, he took it upon himself to learn about plants and is an avid gardener both for food and wildlife, especially pollinators. His professional career started at the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Nature and Science. He spent 7 years at the Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center in Westminster, Colorado before settling in Dallas. With more than 20 years of experience and an inordinate fondness for nature in general, he gladly shares his wealth of knowledge at Texas Discovery Gardens.

Come early and enjoy the 7.5 acres at TDG!

Bring your lunch. Water and sweet treats will be provided.

Mountain View College: Film Screening 'Chasing Ice' - Dallas

Jul 26 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Mountain View College
4849 W Illinois Treetop Lounge
Dallas , TX

Bring your lunch and cool off with Chasing Ice.

"Chasing Ice" is the story of one man's mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet. Within months of that first trip to Iceland, photographer James Balog conceived the boldest expedition of his life: The Extreme Ice Survey. With a band of young adventurers in tow, Balog began deploying revolutionary time-lapse cameras across the brutal Arctic to capture a multi-year record of the world's changing glaciers.

Clean Eco Meetup - Dallas

Jul 26 2018 - 6:30pm
Picasso’s Pizza
12300 Inwood Rd, #116
Dallas , TX

Monthly gathering of DFW environmental groups and activists to share information on local issues.

Topics to be discusssed:

A) Sat., July 28 -Learn about electric bus field trip 

B) Wed., Aug. 1 - Want to know what Dallas Resiliency Plan is about and some of the environmental projects within in?  Come to this briefing.

C) Wed., Aug. 14 - Council Vote on the Resiliency Plan.

D) Your Announcements/Political Happenings - Susan Cooper and others are welcome to make them for your favorite candidate.

E) A Climate Plan for Dallas?  Come and learn more.

F) Eminent Domain and the Pipeline Epidemic in Texas - Rita is already getting ready for the 2019 session.

G) What else?  Bring your agenda topics.

Info: Rita Beving, 214-557-2271 or antiquerita@aol.com.

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Native Plant Society of Texas, Trinity Forks Chapter: DFW Urban Wildlife and Wildlife Photography- Denton

Jul 26 2018 - 7:00pm
Texas Woman’s University
Ann Stuart Science Complex Rm 259
TX

Over 10 years ago, Chris Jackson launched his website DFWUrbanWildlife.com, a blog dedicated to documenting the diversity of urban wildlife living in the DFW area. 

Info: Cathy Lustgarten, drgoodrad@gmail.com

Arlington Organic Garden Club: Food Too Good to Waste - Arlington

Jul 26 2018 - 7:30pm
Bob Duncan Community Center
2800 S. Center St.
Arlington , TX

Presenter: Stephen Sturdivant, Environmental engineer at the EPA’s Region 6