Topic: Environment

Join us for some good company and cheap eats! Tuesday is $1 burger night from 5 p.m. until closing, so you can chow down on a hamburger, turkey burger or Portobello burger for only a
buck. We will meet at the large tables to your right as you walk in the door. Learn more about the Greater Fort Worth Sierra Club and our activities, and meet some new people who are also interested in...

Kate Rugroden, director of special projects for Bat World Sanctuary, will give a presentation based on her book, The Essential Bat. She will introduce these extraordinary creatures and the many ways they affect human life. Special attention is given to White Nose Syndrome, a fungal disease that is devastating bat populations throughout the U.S. Kate will bring bats to show as part of...

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret is a groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary following intrepid filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today – and investigates why the world’s leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about it. Free. Vegan donuts from Hypnotic Donuts...

Guest speaker Calvine Tillman, former mayor of DISH. 

Art show and sale hosted by the Friends of the Fort Worth Nature Center.

Forty-four local artists were juried into the show, which features the native flora, fauna and landscapes of North Central Texas. Proceeds from exhibition sales will benefit the Friends of the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge in its efforts to restore the historic Broadview overlook, which the Civilian...

Presented by Dr. Tania Homayoun

 

Collision with glass and buildings is recognized as the number two killer of birds in the United States, taking out hundreds of millions of birds annually. Tania will discuss the latest research on birds and building collisions, how Bird Safe and Lights Out initiatives are working to make migration safer for birds, and ways to take action in...

Citizen's Climate Lobby (CCL) is a non-profit nonpartisan organization working on creating the political will for a livable world. CCL's mission is to empower normal citizens, who care about their world, to engage in conversations with their elected officials.

Agenda for this month’s meeting: Introductions and action items for the month from 11am to noon. From noon to 1pm, we...

At Texas Renewables 2014, we will explore today’s energy landscape, give a nod to how we got here, acknowledge the significant contribution the  renewable energy industry is making, and discuss the very real role it will play and challenges it will face in shaping Texas’ energy future

Attendees, in the company of hundreds of colleagues old and new, will have the opportunity to hear...

Presenter: Russel Smith, Executive Director of the Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association ("TREIA").  

In the 2013 legislative session, solar energy won some important victories, due in part to the dedication and actions by many individuals. At one of our past meetings, a state legislator told us as few as five or six people contacting her could make a difference. ...

The debate will pit former DISH, Texas Mayor Calvin Tillman against "Fracknation" producer Phelim McAleer. Jacki Daily of KLIF will moderate.

The two debaters will square off over opposing claims about the safety and practicality of oil and gas production using hydraulic fracturing and will include an audience question and answer period. The debate is open to the public, but seating is...