May 22 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.

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

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.

GoodWork: Free Coworking - Dallas

May 22 2019 - 8:00am to 6:00pm
GoodWork
1808 S Good Latimer Expwy
Dallas , TX

Been looking for an excuse to try out coworking? Are you a fellow lover of free pancakes, inspiring conversations, or mental health workshops? We think you might just enjoy spending the 22nd with us.

+ Networking with GoodWork Members & Companies: 9 a.m. with Pancakes on the Patio
+ Meditation with Nikisha, The Kindness Edition: 11 a.m.
+ Free CoWorking until 6 p.m.

This is free - but to attend you must RSVP.

Native Prairies Association of Texas, Fort Worth Chapter: Prairie Plant Rescue - Fort Worth

May 22 2019 - 11:00am to May 26 2019 - 8:00pm
Jewish Federation of Fort Worth and Tarrant County
4049 Kingsridge Rd
Ft Worth , TX

The Native Prairies Association of Texas, Fort Worth Chapter is hosting a plant rescue on the site of the future Tanglewood Elementary School. The public is invited to take home rescued plants and help preserve some for a monarch waystation to be installed later at the new school.

Info: Jo Ann Thomas Collins, fwnpat@gmail.com

 

Dallas 2030 District - Art of Implementing & Facilitating a Sustainable Energy Management Program - Dallas

May 22 2019 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
CBRE
2100 Ross Ave. Second Fl
Dallas , TX

Tom Tolan, vice president of engineering for TEIR REIT’s commercial property management division, will speak about the process he utilizes to ensure a complete and recurring “organic” cycle in regards to implementing and facilitating energy management he calls (CCOC) Conscientious and Continuous Operational Changes.