June 17, 2019

Native Plant Society of Texas, Dallas Chapter: Developing Harold Simmons Park - Dallas

Jun 17 2019 - 7:00pm
Midway Hills Christian Church
11001 Midway Road Fellowship Hall
Dallas , TX

Presenter: Brittani Carter-Durant with Trinity Park Conservancy

Info: Cindy Kearney, NPSOT.Dallas@gmail.com

June 18, 2019

EPA: Using Comprehensive Area-Wide Planning Approaches to Promote Equitable Development - Webinar

Jun 18 2019 - 12:00pm to Jun 19 2019 - 1:30pm

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has launched a training webinar series to build the capacity of environmental justice practitioners working at the state level. The third webinar “Using Comprehensive Area-Wide Planning Approaches to Promote Equitable Development” is open for registration.

About: Several decades of practice in environmental justice and community revitalization has resulted in comprehensive area-wide planning approaches. Presenters will share lessons for achieving community involvement, revitalization and resilience from area-wide planning approaches used to address brownfields or other community challenges and discuss how states can support such comprehensive collaborative approaches. They will apply these lessons to addressing significant current challenges, such as displacement and gentrification.

Details on website link below.

June 20, 2019

Texas Master Naturalist, Elm Fort Chapter: Open House - Denton

Jun 20 2019 - 9:30am
Denton Ctny Elections Bldg
701 Kimberly Dr
Denton , TX

Check out the chapter's projects. Learn how to become a master naturalist. 20th anniversary celebration. Free.

9:30 a.m. Social

10:30 a.m. Program

Info: Fran Witte, recycling_emma@yahoo.com

June 22, 2019

Native Plant Society of Texas: Native Landscaping Certification - Fort Worth

Jun 22 2019 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
Ft Worth , TX

The Native Landscape Certification Program (NLCP) is a four level certification program developed by the Native Plant Society of Texas that teaches the value of including and preserving native plants in landscapes. 

Level 1: Introduction to Native Landscapes 

Level 2: Landscape Design with Native Plants 

Level 3: Installation and Maintenance of Native Landscapes 

Level 4: Stewardship of Native Plant Communities (to be developed) 

Participants must complete Level 1 before attending any other level. Subsequent levels may be taken in any order. 

NLCP is a state-wide program, but classes focus on the characteristics and plants of the region in which they are taught. Please register for classes located in the region in which you wish to landscape.

$65 ($50 for NPSOT members.)

More info on website link below.

Meyerson Symphony Center: 'National Geographic: Symphony for Our World' - Dallas

Jun 22 2019 - 7:30pm to Jun 23 2019 - 4:00pm
Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center
2301 Flora St
Dallas , TX

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the Perot Museum have partnered to present National Geographic: Symphony for Our World.

Combining stunning National Geographic natural-history footage with an original symphony and theme created by Emmy- and BAFTA-nominated Bleeding Fingers Music, featuring composers Austin Fray and Andrew Christie, Symphony for Our World is a breathtaking musical journey through some of the world’s most incredible wildlife spectacles. Tickets start at $29 and are available at mydso.com.

Saturday, June 22, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 23, 2:30 p.m.

Event Website:

June 24, 2019

Oliver Nature Park: Nature Camps - Mansfield

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.

August 16, 2019

Citizens' Climate Lobby: Grapevine Chapter Meeting - Grapevine

Aug 16 2019 - 6:30pm
La Madeleine
900 W State 114
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 14, 2019

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

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.

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