Topic: Environment

State Representative Lon Burnam and Downwinders at Risk are hosting a brainstorming session regarding the region's newest anti-smog plan.

A recently publicized UNT graduate student study shows why this anti-smog plan is the largest regional fracking fight that no one is fighting right now. It's also the best chance to get more action on coal plants and cement kilns, public transit,...

Presenters Dustan Compton, Arlington's conservation program coordinator, and ACC board president Danny Kocurek will explain how to hook up that nice rain barrel you made or bought, how to use it when it gets full, how to deal with common problems like overfill and how to scale it up.

They will demonstrate a 55-gallon rain barrel, a 600-gallon homemade approach and a 3,000-gallon...

Meet fellow vegan and veg-curious folks for a great evening of drinks, fun and discussion on vegan goings-on in the Metroplex.

This is a new German-style bar that happens to have vegan brats and other vegan goodies. This place just opened, so let's show them early on how adding vegan options to their menu is quite beneficial!

Join other greenies at this monthly gathering. See website for parking info.

Food, music, demonstrations and expo. Free.

The Earth Day fest features local environmental vendors. Good Kitchen Karma food truck will be serving up vegan and vegetarian food. Herb plants and reusable water bottles will be handed out. Earth Day T-shirts will be sold $5-$10. Free.

First Jefferson Unitarian Universalist Church is showing the Dolphin Blue documentary, Cry Heard ‘Round the World: The Journey to DC to Take a Stand for Mother Earth. The film documents the bus trip from Texas to the DC Climate Rally in February 2013. Free. Info: Karl at

Howard Garrett will speak on organic gardening and landscaping. Learn how organic programs can save 50 percent of irrigation costs. Also learn about various organic gardening techniques that benefit you and our environment. Free. Info:. 972-699-1687.


Meet our raptors up-close at one of our programs; 11am and 1 pm

Learn how birds migrate long distances

Feather Fun - see how feathers are...

8:30am-noon: Community Clean Up. Register @

10am-1pm: Environmental & Health Fair. Booths promoting healthy and eco-friendly lifestyle. Kid's activities, workshops. Paper shredding for residents. Clothes, housewares and electronics collection.