Oct 27 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.

Early Voting (Thru Nov. 2)

Oct 22 2018 - 7:00am to Nov 2 2018 - 7:00pm

City of North Richland Hills: Chunk Your Junk - North Richland Hills

Oct 27 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Tarrant County College-Northeast Campus
828 Harwood Road, Parking Lot E1
Hurst , TX

Event is for North Richland Hills residents only.

Proof of residency (driver’s license or water bill) must be presented.

Items accepted: 

1. Brush
2. Furniture
3. Stoves
4. Dryers
5. Dishwashers 6. Bulky Items 
6. Bulky Items 
7. Items for donation
8. Computers, printers, and small electronics will be recycled
9. Fire Extinguishers 
10. Tires WITHOUT RIMS
11. Containerized bricks, rocks or concrete 
12. Non-Hazardous Household Products 

Items NOT accepted: 

1. TV’s 
2. Refrigerators 
3. HouseholdHazardousWaste–Paints,thinners,acids,solvents,carbatteries,pesticides,
motor oil, anti-freeze, etc. 
4. Trailersfilledwithloosebricks,rocksorconcrete

Paper Shredding – Limited space. First come, first served.
North Richland Hills residents can bring up to five average-size file boxes of paper to be securely shredded on-site and then recycled. No boxes larger than 15x12x10. This service will be available from 9 a.m. – noon or until trucks are full. The shred trucks are often filled by 11 a.m. 

Info: 817-427-6663. 

     

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Native Plant Society of Texas Prairie Rose Chapter: Fall Native Plant Sale - Glen Rose

Oct 27 2018 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Glen Rose Courthouse Square
101 Vernon St
Glen Rose , TX

The Prairie Rose chapter of NPSOT's annual fall Texas native plant sale. 

Info: prairierose.npsot@gmail.com or 254-300-8661

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Dallas Arboretum: Family Fun Weekend - Dallas

Oct 27 2018 - 10:00am to Oct 28 2018 - 4:00pm
Dallas Arboretum
8525 Garland Road
Dallas , TX

Guests can enjoy strolling through the nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village and surrounding displays featuring 90,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash and breathtaking fall color throughout the 66-acre garden. Themed "The Adventures in Neverland," the Pumpkin Village takes guests on a journey through Neverland in the Pecan Grove. 

Guests can enjoy trick-or-treating throughout the garden, live music, face painting from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and live appearances from "The Adventures in Neverland" characters all weekend long.

City of Dallas: Waterwise Landscape Tour - Dallas

Oct 27 2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
White Rock Pump Station Dallas , TX

Tour water-saving gardens of Dallasites in this annual self-guided tour.

READ THE GREENSOURCEDFW ARTICLE

Environmental Justice Advocates Network: Meeting - Dallas

Oct 27 2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Lakewood Branch Library
6121 Worth Street
Dallas , TX

Second gathering of the newly formed Environmental Justice Advocates Network. 

Agenda Items will include:

·      A Green Army in Dallas??? (Lt. Gen. Russel Honore coming to Dallas)

·      City Council Climate Action Plan Update

·      Dallas Green Alliance Update

·      “Let Joppa Live “Alliance update

·      Eco Meet up update

·      Social media networking /communications tutorial

·      Announcements and upcoming events of  Dallas area environmental justice activities

RSVP: Ernest McMillian, ernest@caramiatheatre.org or 832-368-9023

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Texas Veggie Fair - Dallas

Oct 27 2018 - 11:00am to 6:00pm
Reverchon Park Dallas , TX

9th annual event promoting plant-based lifestyle. Food, speakers, vendors, demos, music, beer garden, kids activities. Dog-friendly. Free.

READ THE GREENSOURCEDFW ARTICLE

Bob Jones Nature Center: Dr. Amol Khedgikar, Wildlife Conservation Specialist - Southlake

Oct 27 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Bob Jones Nature Center
355 E. Bob Jones Rd
Southlake , TX

Dr. Amol is a trained wildlife veterinary surgeon and herpetologist who has devoted an entire lifetime to wildlife conservation. He started his career in wildlife animal rescue and rehabilitation by rescuing and rehabilitating countless wild animals and successfully reintroducing many of them back into the wild. An expert in handling snakes, crocodiles and other wild animals, he has established number of wild animal rescue centers all over the world after teaching his students to lead these centers on their own.

Apart from being a field wildlife veterinarian, he has worked as an alligator biologist (Florida) and a tiger ecologist (India) and has been leading field research teams on various types of wildlife species.

He formed ‘BushCraft’, a nonprofit organization to help with the grave problems caused by human-wildlife conflict in the deep jungles where critically endangered species inhabit along with humans.

He currently acts as an expert advisor to many wildlife rescue/rehabilitation groups all over the world. He also runs a wildlife rescue and rehab network in the DFW and surrounding area as a free to people service.

Attendees of this lecture will benefit from Dr. Amol’s vast experiences in learning how they can contribute to protecting and conserving their native wildlife.

$5

 

Animal Connection of Texas: Second Annual Animal Rights March - Dallas

Oct 27 2018 - 9:45pm
3316 Maple Ave
Dallas , TX

Over 100 people participated in last year's March to End Animal Exploitation, and the hope is to make this year even bigger. Like last year, the march will coincide with Texas Veggie Fair and end at the Veggie Fair location, Reverchon Park, right when the fair opens so you can make it to both events.