Oct 18 2018

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

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.

Native Plant Society of Texas: Fall Symposium - San Antonio

Oct 18 2018 - 8:00am to Oct 21 2018 - 5:00pm
Embassy Suites San Antonio Brooks Hotel & Spa
7610 South New Braunfels
San Antonio , TX

A Meander Through the Native Plant Communities of the San Antonio River Basin

The symposium presentations and field trips will explore the use of native plant by inhabitants of San Antonio River system from the indigenous to the present; the restoration of the Mission Reach; plant-based low impact development to slow storm water runoff and enhance water quality; and the transition of the plant communities of the Blackland Prairie to the surrounding ecoregions along the San Antonio River and tributaries with topics related to habitat improvement for butterflies, pollinators and fauna in these landscapes.

NTCRA & STAR North Texas: Recycler's Golf Tournament - Arlington

Oct 18 2018 - 11:00am to 5:00pm
Tierra Verde Golf Club
7005 Golf Club Dr
Arlington , TX

Network with other green-minded folks at the 22nd annual Recycler's Golf Tournament, hosted by the North Texas Corporate Recycling Association and STAR North Texas.

4-person scramble

$125/player

Extra dinner ticket $20

1:30 p.m. shotgun start

Citizens' Climate Lobby: Grapevine Chapter Meeting - Grapevine

Oct 18 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

City of Arlington: Herb Your Enthusiasm - Arlington

Oct 18 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Arlington Public Library
100 S Center
Arlington , TX

Get the most out of your landscape or kitchen garden by choosing from the assortment of tasty and beautiful herbs adapted to Texas. We'll talk about everything from design and plant selection, proper soil prep and planting techniques, to the many uses of our favorite herbs inside and outside the home.

This program is open to all, but online registration is encouraged.