Nov 13 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.

The Great Seed Bomb: Wildflower Workshops - Dallas

Nov 3 2018 - 11:00am to Nov 17 2018 - 12:00pm

The Great Seed Bomb wants to bring wildflowers to a stretch of Dallas' Santa Fe Trail Seven workshops are scheduled. Workshops are non-toxic, harness organically produced seedstock, kid friendly and accessible by bike.

Nov. 3 @ White Rock Lake Boat Club - 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
340 E Lawther Dr, Dallas, TX 75218

Nov. 10 @ Acme Creation Lab - 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
1219 S Riverfront Blvd, Dallas, TX 75207

Nov. 17 @ Frazier Dam Recreation Area - 9 a.m. to noon 
9300 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75247

 

Native Prairies Association of Texas, Blackland Chapter: Roger Sanderson - Dallas

Nov 13 2018 - 6:30pm
C.C. Young Senior Living
4847 West Lawther Drive
Dallas , TX

The director of horticulture at Texas Discovery Gardens will provide updates on Harry Moss Park, and if times permits, Crawford Park.

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Dallas Sierra Club: The Great Trinity Forest & Liveable Arlington - Farmers Branch

Nov 13 2018 - 7:00pm
Brookhaven College
3939 Valley View Lane Bldg H
Farmers Branch , TX

Ben Sandifer will tell us about Dallas' Great Trinity Forest, the largest urban hardwood bottomland forest in the United States. And Ranjana Bhandari will talk about Liveable Arlington, a grassroots organization advocating for a healthier city.

DIRECTIONS: http://www.dallassierraclub.org/page.htm?generalmeeting

Info: Kirk Miller, 972-699-1687 or KirkMiller@DallasSierraClub.org

Texas Master Naturalists, North Texas Chapter: Open House - Dallas

Nov 13 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office
10056 Marsh Lane Suite 101B
Dallas , TX

Learn about the Texas Master Naturalist program. The North Texas Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist Program is accepting applications for its 2019 class. Master Naturalist Trainees receive in-depth education in wildlife and natural resource management, customized to focus on our local ecosystems. In return, Master Naturalists provide volunteer service in the form of community education, conservation, citizen science, and demonstration projects, while pursuing advanced training in areas of their special interests.

The initial training includes 40 hours of classroom sessions plus field trips to learn about Texas’ natural resources. Training begins Feb. 5, 2019 and continues each Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. through April 30, 2019.  Most classes will meet at Brookhaven Community College, 3939 Valley View Lane, Dallas, 75244. 

Applications can be obtained at ntmn.org/about/how-to-join and will be accepted through Nov. 30, 2018.  Class size is limited. Priority is given to applicants with a strong interest in performing volunteer service.

Info: Whitney Wolf, redwolf8@swbell.net

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