Oct 11 2018

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

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

Before October 19, 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.

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

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Dallas Arboretum: Autumn at the Arboretum - Dallas

Sep 22 2018 - 9:00am to Nov 21 2018 - 5:00pm
Dallas Arboretum
8525 Garland Rd
Dallas , TX

Thousands of pumpkins, squash and gourds adorn the gardens along with scenes from The Adventures in Neverland for this annual fall display.

Tarrant County College: Film Screening: 'The Guardians' - Arlington

Oct 11 2018 - 1:00pm to 7:00pm
Tarrant County College Southeast
2100 Southeast Parkway North Ballroom
Arlington , TX

The Guardians is 56-minute documentary that provides insight into the fight to protect monarch butterflies and their Mexico homeland.

Screenings at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.

City of Mansfield: Household Hazardous Waste - Mansfield

Oct 11 2018 - 3:00pm to Oct 13 2018 - 3:00pm
Chris Burkett Service Center
616 S. Wisteria St.
Mansfield , TX

The Environmental Collection Center is the city's permanent drop off facility for unwanted household hazardous materials (anything with a warning label), electronics and recyclables. This facility is operated by the City's Environmental Services Department and is open the second Saturday of every month from 10 am - 3 pm, and the Thursday and Friday before the second Saturday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Dallas Vegan Drinks: 9-Year Anniversary - Dallas

Oct 11 2018 - 6:30pm to 10:30pm
Trinity Hall Irish Pub
5321 E Mockingbird Ln
Dallas , TX

Hard to believe it's been nine years and over a hundred meetups already. Anyway, we're going to Trinity Hall to celebrate!

Trinity Hall is one of our favorite places to go, with a dedicated vegan menu for years and constantly updating draft list. They've got phenomenal ambiance, great food and a staggering amount of whiskey.

Fort Worth Audubon Society: Hybridization between Golden-winged Warblers & Blue-Winged Warblers - Fort Worth

Oct 11 2018 - 7:30pm
UNT Health Science Center
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd Research and Education Bldg, Beyer Hall, Rm 114
Ft Worth , TX

Subject:  Hybridization between Golden-winged Warblers & Blue-Winged Warblers

Featured speaker:  Dr. Laurel Moulton, City of Austin Biologist

Synopsis:  Dr. Laurel Moulton will discuss her research on one of the only Golden-winged Warbler (Vermivora chrysoptera) populations that remains geographically separated from Blue-winged Warblers (Vermivora cyanoptera) and the challenges faced by this population.  She will also discuss the impacts of human-caused secondary contact and hybridization between closely related species and the consequences to biodiversity.  Dr. Laurel Moulton is a native Austinite who recently earned her PhD at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada with research that focused on behavioral ecology, landscape ecology, and the conservation of threatened avian species.  She has also received degrees from North Dakota State University and the University of Texas, Austin.  She currently works for the City of Austin as a biologist focusing on Golden-cheeked Warbler research.

 

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