Festival hosted by the city of Plano at the Shops at Legacy features speakers, demonstrations, hands-on activities, entertainment and a green art show.

New this year, butterfly bike rides from the Austin Bike Zoo. There will also be a mountain bike track and an instrument petting zoo. 

 Free.

Join UNT Sustainability at this premier networking event for professionals in the DFW Metroplex. Ticket price includes refreshments and one free drink from select menu. $15.

 Dr. Laura Gough, Department of Biology at UTA, will speak discuss her research, the influence of global warming and climate change. 

Local environmental leaders will be honored, including longtime Dallas activist Margie Jackson Haley. $25.

The 2014 Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Awards are presented by the Memnosyne Institute to recognize people and groups in the DFW area for their exceptional leadership in the enhancement and protection of the environment. There are five categories:

  • Grass Roots Non-Profit Group or Organization
  • Volunteer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Environmental Non-Profit Professional (for example, executive director or city employee )
  • Business / Corporate Environmental Professional (individual)

    Nominate Now 

The grass roots non-profit organization or group selected will receive a $500 contribution. In the other four categories, $250 will be donated to the nonprofit group of their choice.

Join Women in the Environement to celebrate a new year. Bring a guest who joins WE that night and both will be entered into prize drawing. Renew or join by Dec. 31 and save $5. Join here:  http://tinyurl.com/JOIN-WE-NOW

Bring a potluck dish. Guests welcome.

This IEMA Approved challenging 2-day course enables participants to acquire the skills and competencies required to become qualified CSR practitioners. $1500-$2000-plus.

CSE is a boutique firm specialized in global sustainability (CSR) consulting, coaching and training.

A luncheon presented by TREIA, featuring recognized industry analyst and visionary Paula Mints. $40-$55.

Carla Diana will share stories of designing everything from washing machines to humanoid robots, offering a glimpse into a future filled with digitally-enhanced technologies. She currently leads the Smart Interaction Lab, an initiative focused on design explorations in the form of tinkering and hands-on experimentation around topics such as expressive objects, digital making and sustainability through behavior change. $10-12.

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