October 10, 2019
City of Arlington: Edible Landscape - Arlington
October 12, 2019
Native Prairies Association of Texas, Fort Worth Chapter: Skip Barnett Ranch Field Trip - Denton Cty
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
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
Citizens' Climate Lobby's is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change.
Info: Jacqueline Carney, email@example.com
City of Arlington: Drip Irrigation - Arlington
October 18, 2019
Texas Master Naturalist: 20th Annual Meeting - Rockwall
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
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
October 26, 2019
City of Arlington: Drug Takeback - Arlington
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
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
November 3, 2019
Fort Worth Vegetarian Society: Dinner at Spiral - Fort Worth
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
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
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.