Sep 13 2018

Waco Friends of Peace-Climate: Second Annual Climate Change Art Exhibit - Waco

Sep 7 2018 - 2:00pm to Sep 29 2018 - 10:00pm
Waco Winery
708 Austin Ave
Waco , TX

Art show featuring 48 environmentally themed artworks related to the climate change crisis. $2,000 in prizes. Reception Sept. 15, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Keep North Richland Hills Beautiful: Photo Contest

Sep 12 2018 - 7:00am to Oct 1 2018 - 5:00pm

NRH photographers of all ages are invited to capture North Richland Hills’ beautiful environment, eclectic architecture, active people and vibrant community life. Submit high resolution photos via email to:

KNRHB@nrhtx.com
1st place prizes: $50 gift card 2nd place prizes: $25 gift card 

See photo categories and requirements at www.nrhtx.com/photocontest 

Info: 817-427-6651 

ACTION ALERT! Dallas Sierra Club: Public Comment on West Texas Nuclear Waste Storage Application

Sep 12 2018 - 7:00am to Nov 19 2018 - 5:00pm

Comment on the zombie application to the NRC by Waste Control Specialists, now filing as Interim Storage Partners (the partner is Orano, a French company), to store nuclear waste at their facility in Andrews County TX. UPDATE: The deadline has been extended to Nov 19.

See http://nonuclearwasteaqui.org/ and comment online at https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=NRC-2016-0231-0187

ACTION ALERT! Dallas Sierra Club: Public Comment on VW Settlement Plan

Sep 12 2018 - 7:00am to Oct 9 2018 - 5:00pm

Before October 8, comment on the draft TCEQ plan for using VW settlement money. See https://www.sierraclub.org/texas/blog/2018/08/state-releases-210-million...

Comment at http://vwsettle@tceq.texas.gov

Texas AgriLife University: Foodscaping - Plano

Sep 13 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
TreeHouse
2201 Preston Rd
Plano , TX

Edible landscapes are one of the hottest trends in garden design. Utiliz­ing areas in your landscape to grow 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.

Dallas Vegan Drinks: Blatt Beer & Table- Dallas

Sep 13 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm
Blatt Beer & Table
7859 Walnut Hill Lane
Dallas , TX

Blatt has some really exciting vegan options including a vegan currywurst, a super tasty root burger, a mushroom & farro bowl and of course, a huge lineup of beers to wash it down.

Citizens' Climate Lobby: Grapevine Chapter Meeting - Grapevine

Sep 13 2018 - 6:30pm
La Madeleine
900 W State 114 Hwy
Grapevine , TX

Citizens' Climate Lobby's is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change

Info: Jacqueline Carney, tjcarney@charter.net

Fort Worth Audubon Society: Vultures, Nature's Cleanup Crew - Fort Worth

Sep 13 2018 - 7:30pm
UNT Health Science Center
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd Research and Education Building, Rm 100
Ft Worth , TX

Presentation by Ann Hoover.

Even Darwin called them “disgusting” but vultures are more vital than vile. As nature’s clean-up crew they scavenge carrion and help prevent the spread of disease and promote a healthy ecosystem.  With vulture numbers plummeting, we’re learning how important their conservation is. 

Info: Scott Hollinger, Scotthf4law@gmail.com

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UTA: Removing the Unnecessary in Life & Business - Arlington

Sep 13 2018 - 7:30pm
University of Texas at Arlington
Texas Hall 701 W Nedderman Dr
Arlington , TX


Graham HillGraham Hill, one of Fast Company’s “100 Most Creative People in Business,” is a leading figure at the intersection of entrepreneurialism, innovation, and sustainability. A passionate advocate for creating a simpler, wealthier, greener, and happier planet, he was featured on the cover of Inc. magazine, and his TED Talk has been viewed 2.5 million times. After selling his website, Treehugger, to Discovery in 2007, Hill founded LifeEdited, a real estate design, marketing, and development firm focused on delivering a new breed of home that packs big function into small spaces. LifeEdited has been featured in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Dwell, Wired, and on CNN, NPR, and many more. Hill also runs We Are Happy to Serve You, a company that makes the ceramic version of the iconic New York paper coffee cup.

$35.