September 14, 2019

Dallas Sierra Club: Climate Walks - Dallas

Sep 14 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Main Street Garden Park
195 South Harwood St.
Dallas , TX

This is an easy 2-mile narrated tour about changes that have already taken place in Dallas and local changes that we can expect. We will begin promptly at the time given and return to our starting point. Please wear comfortable walking shoes. Most of the tour is on pavement. The group is limited to fourteen. Register in advance to secure your spot on the hike.

The tour will be repeated at different times and dates, roughly once a month depending on response and weather.

The group will meet at the corner of South Harwood and Commerce Streets, in Main Street Garden Park, a ten minute stroll from either the St. Paul DART station or the Farmers Market free parking garage. (Note that this is a change from past tours that met at the Farmers Market.)

Texas Discovery Gardens: Natve Plant Sale - Dallas

Sep 14 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Texas Discovery Gardens Dallas , TX

Find more than 600 varieties of rare native and adapted pollinator-friendly plants. Many can’t be found in local nurseries! 

Presale events on Sept. 13:

TDG Members’ Plant Sale allows you to shop before the Saturday rush! Members also receive 10 percent off plants. At Plant Sale Safari, learn how to incorporate native and adapted plants into your landscape. Throughout this tour you'll learn about the best plants for your yard and when the Plant Sale gates open you'll know exactly what to look for. 

See website for details.

 

North Texas Renewable Energy Group: Update on City of Dallas Energy Initiatives - Dallas

Sep 14 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Midway Hills Christian Church
11001 Midway Road
Dallas , TX

Discussion on the recent City of Dallas "Green Energy Policy", and the Comprehensive Environmental & Climate Action Plan (CECAP).

We will be opening up the second public engagement process supporting proposed initiatives within the CECAP shortly after this meeting, and value the ability to get knowledgeable input/opinions into our next steps to be included into the plan.

Presenter: Susan Alvarez, assistant director, City of Dallas Office of Environmental Quality & Sustainability.

Ms. Alvarez is serving as the Assistant Director of the City of Dallas Office of Environmental Quality & Sustainability. She has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, with a minor in geology from Rice University, and postgraduate work in water resources. She is a Registered Professional Engineer in Texas and 5 other western states, and is also a Certified Floodplain Manager and Master Naturalist in Texas.

Ms. Alvarez brings over 35 years' experience in broad practical experience in civil and environmental planning, engineering, and management for municipal, tribal, state and federal governments. She is currently focused on the Comprehensive Environmental & Climate Action Plan, and the City's environmental outreach efforts.

 

 

Promise of Peace Garden: Okrapalooza - Princeton

Sep 14 2019 - 5:00pm
The Okra Field @ Reeves Family Farm
3577 Farm to Market Road 1377
Princeton , TX

Enjoy an exquisite meal set in the middle of the okra field on the Reeves Family Farm.

Chefs Anastacia Quinones, Alex Astranti, Casey Nicole, Daniel Pittman and Adam West will deliver the flavors of the farm as we raise funds to support the Promise of Peace Gardens and the Reeves Family Farm.

Cocktails begin at 5 p.m. with music by Grammy nominated Russ Hewitt. Dinner at 6 p.m.

$125

September 17, 2019

SPEER: Energy Efficient Operations of a Building HVAC Systems - Irving

Sep 17 2019 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Tempo Service
911 Maryland Dr.
Irving , TX

Austin-based South-central Partnership for Energy Efficiency as a Resource hosts this Building Operator Certification. BOC is a national workforce training and certification program offering facilities personnel the job skills and knowledge to improve the energy performance of their buildings.

This class is the first in a series of eight classes; all classes are required. For more information download our Dallas informational flyer. To learn more about the BOC certification process and our new alignment with ISO 17024 please visit our BOC Program page.

 

September 19, 2019

Citizens' Climate Lobby: Meeting - Grapevine

Sep 19 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
La Madeleine
900 W State 114 Hwy
Grapevine , TX

Citizens' Climate Lobby's is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change.

Info: Jacqueline Carney, tjcarney@charter.net

September 20, 2019

Global Climate Strike: Fort Worth

Sep 20 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Fort Worth City Hall
200 Texas St
Ft Worth , TX

School strikers are calling on everyone: young people, parents, workers, and all concerned citizens to join massive climate strikes and a week of actions starting on Sept. 20.

People all over the world will use their power to stop “business as usual” in the face of the climate emergency. We will join young people in the streets to demand an end to the age of fossil fuels and emergency action to avoid climate breakdown.

Please register to get updates for the FW event.

Supporting Organizations:
Greater Fort Worth Sierra Club
Liveable Arlington
Tarrant Coalition for Environmental Awareness
Tarrant Greens

 

September 21, 2019

Healthy Hippie: Birthday Bash - Watauga

Sep 21 2019 - 10:00am
Healthy Hippie
6600 Denton Hwy
Watauga , TX

Second annual birthday bash for the vegetarian cafe in Watauga. Enjoy live music, vendors, crafts.

There will also be studio classes including Yoga, Pilates, Composting 101, Say NO to KETO & PALEO, and Soup 7 Ways, as well as café specials, samples and more! 

Native Prairies Association of Texas: A Texas Prairie Celebration - Cooke County

Sep 21 2019 - 6:00pm
Leo Ranch1
Betty and Clint Josey Pavilion
Cooke County , TX

NPAT hosts a field trip and dinner at the Dixon Water Foundation’s Leo Ranch Betty and Clint Josey Pavilion

The afternoon field trip starts at 1 p.m., led by botanical experts Bill Carr and Lisa Bellows. 
A catered dinner at the Clint Josey Pavilion will follow from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. We will share updates on the year at NPAT and offer a chance to mingle with other prairie enthusiasts. $45.

More details to come.

Info: Kirsti Harms at kirsti_harms@texasprairie.org or 512/296-9160 to volunteer to assist.

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September 22, 2019

Dallas Veg Fest - Dallas

Sep 22 2019 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Kiest Park Dallas , TX

The Dallas VegFest seeks to diminish food insecurity by educating the Oak Cliff community about proper nutrition and holistic health. Above all, we are invested and committed to building the future of Oak Cliff.

September 23, 2019

Dallas Sierra Club: Climate Walks - Dallas

Sep 23 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Main Street Garden Park
195 South Harwood St
Dallas , TX

This is an easy 2-mile narrated tour about changes that have already taken place in Dallas and local changes that we can expect. We will begin promptly at the time given and return to our starting point. Please wear comfortable walking shoes. Most of the tour is on pavement. The group is limited to fourteen. Register in advance to secure your spot on the hike.

The tour will be repeated at different times and dates, roughly once a month depending on response and weather.

The group will meet at the corner of South Harwood and Commerce Streets, in Main Street Garden Park, a ten minute stroll from either the St. Paul DART station or the Farmers Market free parking garage. (Note that this is a change from past tours that met at the Farmers Market.)

September 28, 2019

Dallas Sierra Club: Climate Walks - Dallas

Sep 28 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Main Street Garden Park
195 South Harwood St
Dallas , TX

This is an easy 2-mile narrated tour about changes that have already taken place in Dallas and local changes that we can expect. We will begin promptly at the time given and return to our starting point. Please wear comfortable walking shoes. Most of the tour is on pavement. The group is limited to fourteen. Register in advance to secure your spot on the hike.

The tour will be repeated at different times and dates, roughly once a month depending on response and weather.

The group will meet at the corner of South Harwood and Commerce Streets, in Main Street Garden Park, a ten minute stroll from either the St. Paul DART station or the Farmers Market free parking garage. (Note that this is a change from past tours that met at the Farmers Market.)

October 3, 2019

City of Arlington: Water Conservation for Your Home - Arlington

Oct 3 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
George W. Hawkes Downtown Library
100 S. Center
Arlington , TX

October 5, 2019

North Texas Renewable Energy Group: DFW Solar Tour - Dallas

Oct 5 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
See website for locations DFW , TX

10th annual self-guided tour of homes, businesses and public buildings across North Texas, all of which all feature solar installations and other renewable energy features. Talk to homeowners and solar experts. Workshops, demos and exhibits. Free!

Fort Worth Audubon Society: Cerulean Blues Author - Fort Worth

Oct 5 2019 - 10:00am
UNT Health Science Center
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd Research and Education Bldg, Beyer Hall, Rm 100
Ft Worth , TX

FWAS hosts internationally known author, researcher and conservationist Katie Fallon. Her latest book, Cerulean Blues: A Personal Search for a Vanishing Songbird will be discussed along with

wide-ranging anecdotes about her travels and discovery of the natural world. She will also be

signing her book for those that bring it and we hope to have copies for sale to those who’d like to

purchase it. A continental breakfast will be served along with hot coffee.

Time TBA

Info: Michael Francis, mfrancis@fwas.org

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