May 5 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.

Texas Master Naturalist, Elm Fork Chapter: Training Program (Deadline July 26) - Denton

Apr 10 2019 - 7:00am to Jul 26 2019 - 5:00pm

Applications are being accepted for this year’s Texas Master Naturalist-Elm Fork Chapter training program. The 12-week training program starts on Aug. 27 and goes through Nov. 12. Each session is six hours of study on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The course includes four field trips; Clear Creek Natural Heritage Center, Ray Roberts Lake State Park, Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area and the City of Denton’s Water Reclamation facility. 

Each classroom session focuses on a unit from the extensive Texas Master Naturalist textbook, edited by representatives from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas Parks and Wildlife, which each member-in-training will receive. 

Sessions include topics such as Ecological Regions of Texas, Geology and Soils of Texas, Archeology, Native Plants, Ornithology, Herpetology, Aquatic Systems, Texas Water Resources Download the training application.

$150 and includes all training materials, classroom instruction, field trips and first year membership with the Texas Master Naturalist-Elm Fork Chapter. 

Payment must be made at the time the application is submitted. Once submitted, each application is reviewed. Applicants will be notified upon acceptance. Enrollment is limited to 30.

Info: Master.Naturalist@dentoncounty.com or 940-349-2883

City of Dallas: Comprehensive Environmental & Climate Action Plan - Community Meetings - Dallas (April 29 - May 9)

Apr 29 2019 - 6:00pm to May 9 2019 - 8:00pm
See locations above TX

Public meetings regarding Dallas' new Comprehensive Environmental & Climate Action Plan:

MONDAY, APRIL 29 

Beckley Saner Rec Center 114 W. Hobson Ave. Large Meeting Room
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 

TUESDAY, APRIL 30 

Bachman Rec Center 2750 Bachman Dr. Auditorium
6 - 8 p.m. 

THURSDAY, MAY 2 

Martin Weiss Rec Center 1111 Martindell Ave. Large Meeting Room 6 - 8 p.m. 

MONDAY, MAY 6 

Churchill Rec Center 6906 Churchill Way Large Meeting Room 6 - 8 p.m.  

TUESDAY, MAY 7 

Audelia Road Library 10045 Audelia Rd. Auditorium
6 - 8 p.m.  

THURSDAY, MAY 9 

Eastfield College Pleasant Grove 802 S. Buckner Blvd.
Community Room

6 - 8 p.m. 

Fort Worth Cactus and Succulent Society: Cactus and Succulent Plant Sale - Fort Worth

May 4 2019 - 9:00am to May 5 2019 - 3:00pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd
Ft Worth , TX

The Fort Worth Cactus and Succulent Society's annual Spring Show and Sale. There will be thousands of plants for sale from numerous vendors. There will be rare and unusual cacti and succulents, cold hardy cacti and succulents, native cacti and succulents and more.

Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden: Jim Woodson - Dallas (Thru June 8)

May 4 2019 - 6:00pm to Jun 8 2019 - 5:00pm
Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden
6616 Spring Valley Rd
Dallas , TX

The High Desert in Abiquiu has inspired Texas artist Jim Woodson since exploring the region via motorcycle in the late 1980s. His paintings are a unity of the intuitive process of painting, personal ideology, and the desert landscape. Woodson embraces the concepts of time, space, and knowledge in his work and uses these three elements to title his paintings.

Opening Reception: Saturday, May 4, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Artist Talk: Saturday, May 11, 11 a.m.

Audubon Dallas: Field Trip at White Rock Lake Old Fish Hatchery - Dallas

May 5 2019 - 7:30am to 10:30am
White Rock Lake Old Fish Hatchery
(See directions above)
Dallas , TX

Led by master birder Carrie Robinson. Arrive promptly at 7:30 a.m. for a field trip, approximately 2-3 hours, on foot at one of Dallas' prime birding locations. As part of trash pick-up with group "For the Love of the Lake," a few minutes have been added to the bird walks there on Sundays and pick-up materials will be provided.

Directions: Proceed to where West Lawther and White Rock Road intersect. At this point you either go straight, if going south on West Lawther, or turn right if going east on White Rock Road. Go down the hill, under the jogging path and wind around past the guard house, filter building and sculling building. Park in the big lot where White Rock Road dead ends.
 

Moss Haven Farm: Peep at the Coops Tour - Dallas

May 5 2019 - 11:00am to 5:00pm
Moss Haven Farm
9202 Moss Farm Lane
Dallas , TX

Tour innovative urban chicken coops in North and East Dallas. This year's theme is Peepin’ La Vida Loca, a 10th anniversary celebration.

Experts will be on-hand to answer all questions about urban chickens. The family-friendly event also features an Urban Market with local artisan and food vendors, community information booths, live entertainment and food trucks.

Benefits Moss Haven Farm, a 501(c)(3) outdoor learning garden and STEAM curriculum enrichment for students located at Moss Haven Elementary.

Tickets can be purchased for $15 online. (For a $2 discount, use code CINCO), or in person at Moss Haven Farm during the event. Kids under 12 are free (children must be accompanied by an adult).

El Palote Panadería: Vegan Cinco De Mayo Celebration - Dallas

May 5 2019 - 11:00am to 5:00pm
El Palote Panaderia
2537 S Buckner Blvd
Dallas , TX

Special Cinco de Mayo celebration at the Dallas vegan Tex-Mex restaurant.

Snacks, vendors, music.