October 10, 2019

City of Arlington: Edible Landscape - Arlington

Oct 10 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Southwest Branch Library
3311 SW Green Oaks Blvd
Arlington , TX

Water-efficient gardening classes presented by Arlington Water Utilities and Tarrant Regional Water District. Classes are taught by Tarrant County Master Gardeners. Register online.

Info: traci.peterson@arlingtontx.gov

October 12, 2019

Native Prairies Association of Texas, Fort Worth Chapter: Skip Barnett Ranch Field Trip - Denton Cty

Oct 12 2019 - 8:00am
Denton Cty , TX

Field trip to the historic Barnett Ranch. The Barnett family has run a cattle ranching operation on 1,200 acres in Denton County for generations. It has lush native grass pastures, Fort Worth Prairie seeps, wonderful exposed Cretaceous geology and prairie barrens.History is plenty on this ranch as you can still see wagon ruts from where the Chisholm Trail once crossed this land.  The ranch has a conservation easement managed by Connemara Conservancy. Learn more about the ranch here.

Details to come.

Oliver Nature Park: Seed Bombs - Mansfield

Oct 12 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Oliver Nature Park
1650 Matlock Rd
Mansfield , TX

Bees and butterflies need your help! Fall is a great time to plant native seeds. We will make seed bombs and take a short hike. All ages. $7-$9.

October 17, 2019

Citizens' Climate Lobby: Meeting - Grapevine

Oct 17 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

City of Arlington: Drip Irrigation - Arlington

Oct 17 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
George W. Hawkes Downtown Library
100 S. Center
Arlington , TX

October 18, 2019

Texas Master Naturalist: 20th Annual Meeting - Rockwall

Oct 18 2019 - 8:00am to Oct 20 2019 - 5:00pm
Hilton Rockwall Lakefront Hotel
2055 Summer Lee Drive
Rockwall , TX

The year’s Annual Meeting provides an opportunity for Texas Master Naturalist volunteers from around the state to gather, participate in hands-on educational seminars, and receive all of their Advanced Training requirements for the year within one weekend. It’s also an opportunity for program participants and supporters to network, share new ideas/projects, and to learn from different chapters from different regions of the state. This year’s meeting will also include day trips and training workshops to many local, state and even national refuges/parks, many of which will focus on the diversity of geography, flora, fauna and history this unique area of Texas.


October 19, 2019

Perot Museum: Origins - Fossils from the Cradle of Humankind - Dallas

Oct 19 2019 - 9:00am to Mar 22 2020 - 5:00pm
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
2201 N. Field St.
Dallas , TX

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science, in partnership with the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits University) in South Africa and the National Geographic Society, proudly announces fossils of two recently discovered ancient human relatives (Australopithecus sediba and Homo naledi) will come to the U.S. from South Africa this fall for the first, and likely only, time to be featured in the limited-run exhibition.

October 24, 2019

City of Arlington: How to Make Seed Balls - Arlington

Oct 24 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Southwest Branch Library
3311 SW Green Oaks Blvd
Arlington , TX

October 26, 2019

City of Arlington: Drug Takeback - Arlington

Oct 26 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Don't flush your old medications or dump them in the trash. Drop them off at the following locations on Oct. 26: 

    •    North Police District, 620 W. Division Street, 817-459-5600 

    •    Walgreen's Pharmacy, 4400 W. Green Oaks Blvd., 817-563-0142 

    •    East Police District, 2001 New York Ave., 817-459-5803 

    •    South Police District, 1030 S.W. Green Oaks Blvd., 817-459-6640 

You can also drop them off at participating Walgreens yearround. See locations and guidelines.

November 2, 2019

Oliver Nature Park: Family Camping - Mansfield

Nov 2 2019 - 9:30am to Nov 3 2019 - 11:00am
Oliver Nature Park
1650 Matlock Rd
Mansfield , TX

Spending time outdoors is easier than you think! This is a one‐night workshop where each family (up to 4 people) gets a campsite with nearby restrooms, use of a tent, s’more supplies, and a campfire. Enjoy activities such as hiking and fishing during the camping trip. Registration required by Oct 12 at 9 am. Have thesupplies but want to participate in the group activities? Register for BYO session and save.

Pre‐registration required by Oct. 12 at 9 a.m.

Borrowing Camping Materials—$185/$187

Bring Own Camping Materials—$163/$165

Info: Tiffany Gorrell, tiffany.gorrell@mansfieldtexas.gov

November 3, 2019

Fort Worth Vegetarian Society: Dinner at Spiral - Fort Worth

Nov 3 2019 - 6:30pm
Spiral Diner & Bakery
1314 W Magnolia Ave
Ft Worth , TX

Monthly dinner and social event at Spiral Diner & Bakery. Learn, share, have fun, and meet with other people who are interested in a vegetarian/vegan lifestyle. RSVP.

November 7, 2019

North Texas Regional Water Conservation Symposium - Arlington

Nov 7 2019 - 8:00am
Sheraton Arlington
1500 Convention Center Dr
Arlington , TX

Sponsored by City of Dallas Water Utilities

North Texas Municipal Water District

Tarrant Regional Water District

Upper Trinity Regional Water District

November 8, 2019

DCCCD: Sustainability Summit - Mesquite

Nov 8 2019 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Eastfield College
3737 Motley Drive
Mesquite , TX

Theme this year is Sustainability as a Social Justice Practice: Developing Resilient Strategies.

Tracks include Social Equity, Teaching Sustainability (K-16), Institutionalizing Sustainability, Resource & Energy Efficiency and Facilities Management.

If you are interested in submitting a proposal, fill out the form by June 30. If you have questions, contact Katy Lauinas at katylaunias@dcccd.edu or 972-860-7091.