Mar 10 2020

Global Climate Strike Fort Worth: Every Friday Strike - Fort Worth (PAUSED)

Jan 17 2020 - 3:00pm to Mar 27 2020 - 4:00pm
University Dr. south of I-30 by the Starbucks Fort Worth , TX

UPDATE: PROTESTS ON HOLD DUE TO CORONAVIRUS PRECAUTIONS.

Protest with us on University Dr., south of I-30 by the Starbucks, by U.S. Rep Kay Granger's office every Friday to let the government know we want action on climate change. Bring your sign! Organized by Global Climate Strike - FW and 350.org FW.

Info: Paula Luna, lunapaulab@gmail.com

Global Climate Strike Fort Worth: Every Saturday Strike - Fort Worth (PAUSED)

Feb 1 2020 - 11:00am to Mar 28 2020 - 12:00pm
Starbucks
1640 S University Dr
Ft Worth , TX

UPDATE: PROTESTS ON HOLD DUE TO CORONAVIRUS PRECAUTIONS.

Join us for a climate protest to bring awareness to the citizens of Fort Worth and Tarrant County about climate change and to demand action by our government. Repeats every Saturday.

Keep Texas Beautiful: Don't Mess with Texas Scholarship - Application Deadline is March 31

Feb 24 2020 - 8:00am to Mar 31 2020 - 5:00pm

This scholarship recognizes the achievements of high school seniors who have taken a leadership role to prevent litter in their schools and/or communities. Any Texas high school senior currently attending public, private or home school, and planning to pursue a two- or four-year degree at an accredited college or university next year, is eligible to apply.

Keep Texas Beautiful & TxDoT: Don't Mess with Texas Art Contest - Deadline April 24

Feb 24 2020 - 8:00am to Apr 24 2020 - 5:00pm

Keep Texas Beautiful and the Texas Department of Transportation invite Texas students in kindergarten through 12th grade to submit their best litter prevention-inspired artwork to be considered for the Don’t mess with Texas Calendar. Students with the top 14 designs will have their work featured in the calendar. 

Each winner will also receive:

    •    Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1" tablet

    •    Gift basket with Buc-ee's merchandise

    •    Their artwork framed and returned

    •    Opportunity to have their artwork shared on Don’t mess with Texas and Keep Texas Beautiful websites and social media

    •    Teachers representing students who produce the top 14 designs will win a $100 H-E-B/Central Market gift card.

The contest is open to students in grades K-12. Submissions are due April 24.

Dallas Arboretum: Dallas Blooms - Dallas (CLOSED)

Feb 28 2020 - 9:00am to Apr 12 2020 - 5:00pm
Dallas Arboretum
8525 Garland Road
Dallas , TX

UPDATE: The Dallas Arboretum is closed due to local and federal coronavirus precautions until further notice.

Dallas Blooms, one of the Southwest’s largest floral festival with more than 500,000 spring blooming bulbs from 100 bulb varieties, kicked off Feb. 28.

Fort Worth Botanic Garden: Butterflies in the Garden - Fort Worth (CLOSED)

Feb 28 2020 - 10:00am to Apr 12 2020 - 4:00pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd
Ft Worth , TX

UPDATE: CLOSED IN ACCORDANCE WITH LOCAL AND FEDERAL CORONAVIRUS PRECAUTIONS as of 6 p.m. on March 19. 

Visit the Fort Worth Botanic Garden’s recently restored conservatory and watch butterflies emerge during “Butterflies in the Garden,” the largest exhibit of live, exotic butterflies in north central Texas. The six-week exhibit will be open daily, including Sundays. Find out more at FWBG.org

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Native Prairies Association of Texas, Blackland Chapter: 'Reading the Landscape: Lessons in Management from the Community of Plants' - Dallas

Mar 10 2020 - 6:30pm
CC Young
4847 W. Lawther Dr. The Point Activity Center
Dallas , TX

Meghan Peoples is the presenter. Prairie restoration guides and manuals are available for professional conservationists and landowners for reference, but as prairie enthusiasts volunteering at these sites, what about the decisions and processes that go into preserving and managing prairie remnants in the urban core and beyond? Meghan encourages questions and provides engaging, thoughtful, and informed answers.

Info: Denise Costello, mdenisec@pm.me or 214-435-4880

Dallas Sierra Club: Trinity River Audubon Center - Farmers Branch

Mar 10 2020 - 7:00pm
Brookhaven College
3939 Valley View Lane Building H, Geotechnology Institute building
Farmers Branch , TX

Shelly White, current director of the Trinity River Audubon Center and former Executive Director of the Trinity Strand Trail, will share information about their current 2020 focus and programming.

Refreshments at 6:30 p.m. Meeting starts at 7 p.m.

DIRECTIONS: http://www.dallassierraclub.org/page.htm?generalmeeting

Info: Victoria Howard, musical.mama@yahoo.com

Texas Master Naturalist, Blackland Prairie Chapter: 13 Things You Need to Know About Poison Ivy - McKinney

Mar 10 2020 - 7:00pm
Heard Museum
One Nature Place
McKinney , TX

Amy Martin, Green Source DFW columnist and the author of Itchy Business: How to Treat the Poison Ivy and Poison Oak Rash, Prevent Exposure and Eradicate the Plant, will share her extensive knowledge of poison ivy and poison oak gleaned from 12 years of working in wildlife habitat rehabilitation and management.

Info: communications@bptmn.org.

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