Mar 7 2019

Seed Preschool: Seed Fundraiser Sale - Dallas (Thru March 20)

Mar 6 2019 - 8:00am to Mar 21 2019 - 5:00pm
Online sale TX

Welcome to Seed Preschool's Second Annual Seed Fundraiser! Once again, we are offering organic, heirloom seeds from Southern Exposure Seed Exchange. This year, there are more seed kits as well as individual seed packets. This is an online fundraiser. Click here to buy seeds

Help us raise money for our nature school programs. Your contribution helps support general operating expenses, Matilda's maintenance, books and materials, and more through the seasons. This is a quick two-week fundraising blitz. Sales begin March 5 and will end on March 20 which happens to be the Vernal Equinox (the first day of spring) and the full moon - surely an auspicious day to conclude our fundraising. Seeds will be delivered locally in early April. Thank you for your support!

City of Mansfield: Hazardous Household Waste Drop-Off - Mansfield (March 7-9)

Mar 7 2019 - 3:00pm to Mar 9 2019 - 3:00pm
Environmental Collection Center
616 S. Wisteria St.
Mansfield , TX

March 7 & 8: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.

March 9: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Hazardous materials, e-waste and recyclables collected. See list of accepted items on the website link below.

 

 

 

Highland Hills Community Actions Committee: Lane Plating Works Superfund Site - Dallas

Mar 7 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Highland Hills Branch Library
6200 Bonnie View Rd
Dallas , TX

Dallas City Councilmember Tennell Atkins and State Representative Toni Rose are organizing a community meeting and discussion. They and representatives from other government agencies plan to take questions from community members on the toxic Lane Plating Works Superfund site at 5322 Bonnie View Rd.

It’s important for community members in the Highland Hills area and other affected areas near Lane Plating Works to show up to this public meeting and be heard!

Native Plant Society of Texas, North Central Chapter: Human Uses of Mushrooms - Fort Worth

Mar 7 2019 - 7:00pm
Botanical Research Institute of Texas
1700 University
Ft Worth , TX

Dr. Benjamin's presentation highlights the uses of mushrooms by various cultures through history to the present day – from food to medicine, fiber, dyes and others. 

Denis R. Benjamin, M.D., is a research associate at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas. He grew up in South Africa, emigrating to the Pacific Northwest in 1970 and becoming an amateur mycologist soon after his arrival. He practiced pediatric pathology at the children's hospitals in Seattle, Washington and Fort Worth, Texas. 

He has served as a consultant to the regional poison control center, a former member of the Board of Trustees of the Puget Sound Mycological Society and a past Chairman of the Toxicology Committee of the North American Mycological Association. He is the author of nearly 100 professional publications, including the landmark book on the health effects of mushrooms (Mushrooms: Poisons and Panaceas). He also published a collection of mushroom foraging essays (Musings of a Mushroom Hunter: A Natural History of Foraging) and is a watercolorist focusing on fungi and botanical art.

Meet, greet and snacks at 6 p.m. Chapter meeting at 6:30

Info: Vicki Gleason, vgwriter@gmail.com, 432-770-4694

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