Mar 28 2019

EPA: Lead Service Line Identification and Replacement - Webinar

Mar 7 2019 - 1:00pm to Dec 5 2019 - 2:30pm

EPA Office of Water is hosting a series of quarterly webinars highlighting challenges and successes in lead service line identification and replacement. The webinar series showcases how states and public water systems have successfully identified lead service lines and shared that information with the public to raise awareness about the presence of lead service lines in their communities. 

March 7, June 6, Sept. 5, Dec. 5. Archives available.

Fort Worth Botanic Garden: Lanterns in the Garden - Fort Worth (Thru May 12)

Mar 9 2019 - 6:00pm to May 12 2019 - 10:00pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd
Ft Worth , TX

Lantern festivals are a central part of Chinese culture and date back thousands of years. Join us as this ancient tradition comes to the Fort Worth Botanic Garden where you will see over 20 sets of lanterns crafted from silk, wire and steel and where you can spend an evening filled with fun, food, and adventure. This event offers visitors the opportunity to experience an event rarely staged outside of Asia.

EarthX: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! - Dallas

Mar 13 2019 - 8:00am to Apr 28 2019 - 6:00pm
Earth X
Fair Park
Dallas , TX

Earth X is bigger than ever this year and is seeking volunteers to help out at the giant eco-expo April 26-28 at Fair Park in Dallas. This is a great opportunity to gain experience, network and be part of the world's largest eco-fest. 

Earth X volunteer manager Melinda Garde said there are more than 30 different opportunities available for volunteers.

"Volunteers are the face of EarthX. As a volunteer, you are an integral part of the process of changing the way people think, work and live," said Garde. "Volunteers will engage attendees with fun hands-on activities that teach how to make a difference through science, technology and innovations in thought leading to a sustainable future."

Volunteers get a T-shirt and snacks. There are two shifts: 9 a.m. -2 p.m., 1 p.m.-6 p.m.

Info: Melinda Garde, volunteer manager, melinda.garde@earthx.org

 

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UTA: North Texas Regional Center for Sustainability: Kick-Off

Mar 28 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
University of Texas at Arlington
E.H. Hereford University Center 300 W. First St, the Carlisle Suite
Arlington , TX

A coalition of local nonprofits, municipalities, educational institutions, businesses and other sustainability advocates interested in working together to promote the UN sustainability goals. All interested are welcome.

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Native Plant Society of Texas, Trinity Forks Chapter: Backyard Birds & Plants that Attract Them - Denton

Mar 28 2019 - 7:00pm
Texas Woman’s University
Ann Stuart Science Complex Room 251
Denton , TX

Scott Kiester, a master naturalist active in the Elm Fork Chapter. His program is titled:  Backyard Birds & Plants that Attract Them. A retired oil & gas geologist, Scott also serves on the Board of Friends of LLELA and is LLELA’s Project Manager.

Info: Cathy Lustgarten, drgoodrad@gmail.com

Arlington Organic Garden Club: Field Trip to Iris Garden - Arlington

Mar 28 2019 - 7:30pm
Bob Duncan Community Center Garden Room
2800 S. Center St
Arlington , TX

Patsy Rosen host