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All Day Two Day Festival
APRIL 21-22

FAIR PARK
FREE ADMISSION


Earth Day Dallas features two days of engaging exhibits, compelling speakers, music, entertainment, food and fun for everyone. Join us April 21-22, 2012 in Fair Park to see how you can make a difference.
Mission:  Learn. Grow.

Celebrate Earth Day at this fun festival with exhibits, speakers, films, music, food & more focused on making a positive impact on our environment.

The heart of the festival is the Eco Expo, and exhibitors will use their presence to promote their achievements as green leaders, and teach attendees how to take environmentally responsible action by better utilizing available resources, switching to eco-friendly products, or joining their organizations.

In addition to the Eco Expo, attendees will have a number of educational entertainment options, which will include:

Native plants for sale. For a list of plants, visit www.npsot.org/wp/Dallas

Thousands of pumpkins, squash and gourds adorn the gardens along with scenes from The Adventures in Neverland for this annual fall display.

Native plant sale featuring organically home grown native plants by White Rock Lake Chapter members in native Blackland Prairie soil in extreme conditions for heartiness and extreme drought tolerance.

Edible landscapes are one of the hottest trends in garden design. Utiliz­ing areas in your landscape to grow edibles is a great way to add food to your table and reduce your grocery bill. This program teaches you how to incorporate edible plants into your home gar­den and landscape by taking advantage of their ornamental value. You will learn how herbs, fruits and vegetables can add to the colors and textures of your permanent landscape combin­ing both aesthetics’ and functionality.

Free.

Please bring your favorite work gloves, shovel, litter picker upper, or gardening tools.

Wear appropriate clothing for the weather and for working in a natural area (long pants, long sleeves, sturdy shoes, hat).

Water and snacks will be available.

O.S. Gray Natural Area has no restroom facilities, but Kroger is nearby.

Info: friendsofosgray@gmail.com

The Prairie Rose chapter of NPSOT's annual fall Texas native plant sale. 

Info: prairierose.npsot@gmail.com or 254-300-8661

The day-long event features presentations about cacti and succulents accompanied by sale of unusual and rare plants and art pottery.

Shop for native and adapted plants from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Find more than 600 varieties of rare native and adapted pollinator-friendly plants. Many can’t be found in local nurseries. Become a member of Texas Discovery Gardens and you'll get access to the Members’ Plant Sale that allows you to shop before the Saturday rush. Members also receive 10 percent off plants.

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