Oct 21 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.

Fort Worth Audubon Society: Guided Trinity Bird Count - Fort Worth

Oct 21 2018 - 8:00am to 10:00am
Trinity Commons Shopping Center 3000 South Hulen St., #143
Fort Worth , TX

The Trinity Bird Count seeks to inventory the various bird species that use the Metroplex stretch of the Trinity River in order to inform bird habitat conservation and management along the river. Since 2011, birders have shared observations for more than 250 bird species!
This project welcomes participation from everyone, from novices to seasoned birders. Individual observations from solo birding are welcome, and guided groups counts are a great way for beginners to get involved. For more information, including a map of count areas and how to share your observations via eBird. Visit the Trinity Bird Count page through the following link: http://tx.audubon.org/citizen-scienc...ity-bird-count

The walk will begin on Bellaire Drive on/near the bridge crossing the river. Parking is available all along the street leading up to the paved path. The walk will begin on the paved trail (Fort Worth Trinity Trails) and will continue along the Trinity River to just under the Chisholm Trail Parkway Bridge and return from there.

RSVP to Tom Haase at 817-229-4987 (call/text) or email tom.haase@sbcglobal.net to let him know whether you will meet him at Starbucks or on the trail.

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