Feb 12 2019

Denton County Master Gardener Association: Flower Mound Spring Gardening Series - Flower Mound (Feb. 4-Feb. 25

Feb 4 2019 - 7:00pm to Feb 18 2019 - 9:00pm
Flower Mound Public Library
3030 Broadmoor Ln
Flower Mound , TX

Denton County Master Gardener Association and the Flower Mound Public Library present a series of talks that will cover gardening topics for spring. All programs start at 7 p.m.  Please register at 972-874-6165 or fmpl@flower-mound.com .

Feb. 4: Companion Planting - Lynda Harvey

Feb. 11: Yard Art Smarts - Tammie Gurley

Feb. 18: Landscape Design for Success - Carol Arment

Feb. 25: Success with SUCCULENTS - Gay Campbell

Native Prairies Association of Texas, Blackland Chapter: Native Grass Expert John Snowden - Dallas

Feb 12 2019 - 6:30pm
CC Young Retirement Center
4847 West Lawther Drive Flag Pole Room
Dallas , TX

North Texas legendary’s native grass expert and grower, John Snowden will bring his 30-plus years of expertise of native grasses and plants as well as his experiences with his Bluestem Nursery. We owe John a debt of gratitude for leading the way for native plants and grasses with his research, promoting uses of natives, and distinguishing the market for native plants in residential and commercial landscapes. His grasses handouts for his presentation are a knock out!

John welcomes nonprofits groups to visit and remove prairie grasses and some perennials at his Arlington site. Unfortunately, this site will be sold soon and he is urgently seeking all remaining grasses and designated plants find new homes ASAP. Private individuals can contact him for purchasing these valuable plants, too at txgrassman@gmail.com or 817-915-3137


Info: Leigh Ann Ellis, laellis55@aol.com or 214-321-7159

Funky East Dallas Democrats: Taking Action on Climate Change - Dallas

Feb 12 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Times Ten Too
2018 Kidwell Street
Dallas , TX

Presentation by Roger Knudsen, Climate Reality Project-DFW Chapter Chair

Info: Dorothy Perri, dorothy.perri@gmail.com

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Dallas Sierra Club: 50 Year Anniversary of 'Desert Solitaire' by Edward Abbey - Dallas

Feb 12 2019 - 7:00pm
Brookhaven College
3939 Valley View Lane Building H, Geotechnology Institute building
Farmers Branch , TX

This groundbreaking sometimes radical and always entertaining book has inspired thousands of environmentalists to stand up for clean air, clean water and wilderness preservation in all our great park lands, including Arches National Park where the book is set.  This underground classic is considered one of the most important pieces of literature which kick started the modern environmental movement.  ormer Dallas Sierra Club Chair Wendel Withrow will lead the discussion and include mostly unknown video and audio of the 'famous' and sometimes 'infamous' Edward Abbey.

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

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