Bring your favorite chocolate, munchies or a bottle of wine to share with fellow WE members and friends. The group will also hold its annual election of officers and board members. RSVP.

Volunteers to ‘treasure hunting’ along the shores of Lake Grapevine in search of sparkly jewels that are hidden in the trash.  A multi-city, community sponsored effort to beautify the shoreline of Lake Grapevine.

There will be speakers, demonstrations and exhibitors covering all areas of sustainability.

Join UNT Sustainability and its event partners, Schneider Electric & HKS Architects, at DFW's premier networking event for sustainability professionals. Meet individuals from the public and private sectors and start conversations that build long-lasting partnerships. Ticket price includes refreshments and one free drink of your choice. $15.

The North Texas Corporate Recycling Association's annual awards luncheon, honoring green advocates and professionals in North Texas. $75/ members; $45/members. Brief tour of the Arboretum @ 11 a.m.

The 13th Renewable Energy Roundup & Green Living Fair is co-organized by the Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association and the Texas Center for Policy Studies.  See new ideas in action, to taste, test, explore and interact with products and services for living sustainably. Friday & Sunday: $10. Saturday: $12. Weekend Pass: $25.

Conference to inform and educate builders/developers, engineers, planners, decision makers, architects, landscape architects and others about innovative new design elements and strategies to better integrate green infrastructure, especially trees, into economic development.  

Keynote speaker is James Urban, FASLA, a nationally recognized leader in urban design, well-known author and visiting lecturer at Harvard University Graduate School of Design will speak on designing the difficult urban environment to be 'tree-centric' and allow trees to thrive. 

Additional speakers include:  Dr. Fouad Jaber, Texas A&M; Alan Hoffmann, Alan Hoffmann Company, sustainable builder of residential and commercial properties, and Matt Grubisich, Texas Trees Foundation Urban Forester.

Cost: $75, includes continental breakfast, lunch, snacks, drinks.

This workshop is part of UNT's Sustainability Leadership Program, a professional certificate workshop series to help participants discover professional opportunities in sustainability. Attend all 7 workshops and receive certification. 

Cost for the July 29 workshop: $75. Agenda:

  • Fundamentals of Sustainability
  • Funding Projects and Programs
  • Changing Behavior
  • Stakeholder Involvement
  • Measuring Success
  • Public/Private Partnerships
  • Sustainability Marketing and Promotions

Join Green Source DFW for Happy Hour and get to know other local greenies. First round of drinks and light appetizers on us. 

[ibimage==6770==original_size==none==self==ibimage_left]Annual, family-friendly and free outdoor festival that allows leaders in the corporate, academic and non profit worlds to show North Texans how green lifestyle choices can lower their cost of living, improve their health and help save the environment. Read more in the Green Source DFW article: Earth Day Texas expected to draw Texas-sized turnout