Jul 6 2019

Groundwork Dallas: Parks Cleanup Volunteer Opportunity - Dallas (Every Saturday)

May 25 2019 - 9:00am to Dec 31 2019 - 12:00pm



Join Groundwork Dallas at Hines Park, a hidden gem along Harry Hines Blvd. Help protect the park’s water feature, a haven for migratory birds as well as egrets and heron, by removing litter and debris.

Where:  Harry Hines Park, near the intersection of Harry Hines Blvd and Webb Chapel Extension. Parking is in the Xenco Laboratories Lot at 9701 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas TX 75220

Please wear closed-toe shoes, pants, high socks and long sleeves.

Event locations do change, so please check here for up-to-date details. Be sure to find the event for the correct date. 

Info: Aaryaman Singhal, 740-591-6217 or operations@groundworkdallas.org.


Join Groundwork Dallas at Frasier Dam Recreation Area, a unique 116-acre urban wilderness. Help us restore and improve this area through litter clean-up and removal, trail building, and maintenance.

Where: 9300 Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75247. Take the I-35 South ramp off of Harry Hines Blvd; entrance is to the right just under the bridge.

**Look for the Yellow Feather Flags That Say ‘Parking’ to Find Us**

Please wear closed-toe shoes, pants, high socks, and long sleeves.

DETAILS: Event locations do change, so please check here for up-to-date details. Be sure to find the event for the correct date. 

Info: Aaryaman Singhal, 740-591-6217 or operations@groundworkdallas.org.


Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge: Summer Camp - Fort Worth (June 10- July 29)

Jun 10 2019 - 8:00am to Jul 29 2019 - 5:00pm
Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge
9601 Fossil Ridge Rd
Fort Worth , TX

Looking for fun activities and ways to immerse your children in nature? Sign up for one or more of FWNC&R's Summer Natural History Adventures. The summer camps are available for students entering Kindergarten through 6th grade.

Kindergarten adventures are held on Mondays from 9 a.m. – noon.
First – 6th grade adventures are held Tuesday-Friday from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on designated weeks.

Details and registration: Go to website the link below or call the Hardwicke Interpretive Center at (817) 392-7410.

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center: Wednesday Family Fun Days - Seagoville (Thru Aug. 21)

Jun 12 2019 - 10:00am to Aug 21 2019 - 12:00pm
John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
655 Martin Ln
Seagoville , TX

Families are invited to come out to the wetland center and attend a variety of fun summer workshops.

Wednesday, June 12 - Kids Survival Basics 2.0 - Back by popular demand and with new skills!

Wednesday, June 26 - Under the Water's Surface: On the Hunt for Macros - Collect and learn about the critters in the wetland!

Wednesday, July 10 - Complex Leaves for a Compound World - Discover the many shapes of a leaf.

Wednesday, July 24 - Cattails: More Than Just A Hydrophyte - Discover just how many uses the cattail has!

Wednesday, Aug. 7 - You "Bee" Dancing: Get Your Pollinator Grove On - Learn about the importance of bees. 

Wednesday, Aug. 21 - Where is the Wetland in the Water Cycle? - Is the wetland where you think it is?

$6/child. Free/parents. Pre-registration required

Info: 972-474-9100 or ldunn@wetlandcenter.com

Oliver Nature Park: Nature Camps - Mansfield (Thru July 26)

Jun 24 2019 - 8:00am to Jul 26 2019 - 5:00pm
Oliver Nature Park
1650 Matlock Rd
Matlock , TX

Fun nature camps for ages 5-14 years. See website for details. $80-$150.

Biodiversity Education Center: Junior Master Naturalist Training - Coppell - REGISTRATION OPEN!

Jul 1 2019 - 9:00am to Aug 31 2019 - 5:00pm
Biodiversity Education Center
367 Freeport Parkway
Coppell , TX

Open to 4th-6th graders Sept. thru May.

Led by the Biodiversity Center's educational staff and North Texas Master Naturalist volunteers, this program combines engaging classroom training with inspiring field-based discovery to help young people develop a deeper appreciation and understanding of Texas' ecosystems. Through hands-on explorations and outdoor adventures, students will gain the knowledge and skills to become a lover of nature and responsible steward of the environment.

The Junior Master Naturalist program includes seven courses that introduce different aspects of the natural environment. Each course consists of one classroom lesson followed by a field trip practicum. Classes take place at the Biodiversity Education Center, where students explore foundational concepts through engaging activities. Each field trip is hosted at various conservation sites throughout North Texas. These practicums give students the opportunity to apply the concepts they learned in class, develop skills, and experience wildlife first-hand.

Once they've completed the program, graduates will have the opportunity to help train future Junior Master Naturalists by becoming volunteers themselves!

Register to join the 2019 - 2020 Jr. Master Naturalists at coppellactivities.com. The cost is $135 for Coppell residents, $145 for non-residents. Space is limited.

Please note that at least one guardian must provide transportation and accompany his or her children during each field trip activity.

Trinity Park Conservancy: Trinity River Photo Exhibit - Dallas (Thru July 26)

Jul 1 2019 - 10:00am to Jul 26 2019 - 5:00pm
Janette Kennedy Gallery
1409 S Lamar St
Dallas , TX

This exhibit celebrates the winning photographs from the 2018 contest, which are on display at the Janette Kennedy Gallery. On Thursday, July 11, 6 p.m. to. 9 p.m., there will be an exhibit reception and celebration with the winning photographers; and on Thursday, July 18, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. there is a Photography Walk along the nearby Santa Fe Trestle Trial. The Trinity Park Conservancy is a Texan by Nature conservation partner. 

Botanical Research Institute of Texas: Ink Techniques for Botanical Subjects - Fort Worth

Jul 6 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Botanical Research Institute of Texas
1700 University Dr,
Ft Worth , TX

Join GROW Adult Education and instructor Samantha Peters for this one day, hands on workshop that will provide students with an introduction to the versatility of ink for botanical subjects. The class will cover basics like contour lines, stippling, hatching and cross hatching, and ink washes. 


Botanical Research Institute of Texas: Survive & Thrive with Native and Adapted Plants - Fort Worth

Jul 6 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Botanical Research Institute of Texas
1700 University
Ft Worth , TX

Join us for this quick look at how you can plan your landscape with Texas-tough plants that do well during the heat and drought and learn how to ensure they survive the long, hot days of summer.


Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge: Soil, Not Dirt - Fort Worth

Jul 6 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge
9601 Fossil Ridge Road
Ft Worth , TX

Do you like getting your hands dirty? If so, we have the activity for you. Join a naturalist and get hands on with soil and learn how to determine the different types. $5 (with paid admission).

Friends of Tandy Hills Natural Area: Star Party - Fort Worth

Jul 6 2019 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Tandy Hills Natural Area
3400 View St
Ft Worth , TX

Co-sponsored by Fort Worth Astronomical Society who will have several large scopes set up.

Native Prairies Association of Texas, Fort Worth Chapter: The American Prairie in Art - Fort Worth

Jul 6 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Tarrant County College – Northwest Campus
4801 Marine Creek Parkway Room WACB 1123
Ft Worth , TX

Talk will explore the depiction of the prairie in paintings, with a particular focus on Texas artists. Scott Winterrow will speak about the history of the prairie in art, as well as his own depictions of the prairie in the watercolor medium.