Topic: Environment

Presented by Debbie Branch, Resource Recovery Planner with the city of Fort Worth Solid Waste Services Division.

Join this presentation to consider some low hanging fruit in resource recovery trends in the state of Texas and the country and find out how individuals can make a difference. 

Debbie Branch is part of the Fort Worth Sustainability Team working to forward...

We need volunteers to come out and help us cleanup our community at newly purchased city property!

Litter is a big problem. Not only is it an unsightly mess, but it actually harms plants and wildlife!

Trash bags, drinks, gloves, safety vests and giveaways will be provided. Officers will be on location to maintain a safe environment.

There will be something for people of...

April's meetup will explore spring on the prairie. We have activities planned to shed some light on our local prairie partners and their Spring treasures. In particular, we will take a look at some of the grasses and wildflowers found on our April plant walks with Jeff Quayle. 

If you are unable to attend the plant walks, this will be a chance to see what you've missed.

Meet at 9am in the larger parking lot to the south of the main parking lot and Oakmont Blvd.

We will caravan from Oakmont to Ridglea Hills Park for the second half of the walk. The prairie is an exposed, chalky outcrop that faces West Vickery Boulevard.

Noon – 1:30pm

Ridglea Hills Park (City of Fort Worth)

4985 Stonedale Road

Fort Worth, TX 76116

We...

Held at the Grapevine Botanical Gardens, the event features green vendors, kid’s activities, along with an alternative transportation demo with EV cars and bicycles and a Recycle Rally, where people can bring e-waste from 9am-1pm. Free.

Adam Jonas Horowitz shot his first film in the Marshall Islands in 1986, and was shocked by what he found there in this former American military colony in middle of the Pacific Ocean. Radioactive coconuts, leaking nuclear waste repositories and densely populated slums were all the direct result of 67 Cold War U.S. nuclear bomb tests that vaporized islands and devastated entire populations....

The city named Bluebird Capital of Texas celebrates the iconic bird with arts and crafts, pageant, carnival and bluebird tours in Van Zandt county, east of Dallas. 

The city hosts the family friendly celebration at the Government Center, 285 Uptown Boulevard. Event-goers can enjoy workshops, vendors, food and live music from Vocal Trash. Free trees will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis.
 

During the month of April, the bluebonnets are on display in Ennis and the city provides a map, showcasing the best viewing spots along 40 miles of driving trails.

In addition, the city puts on a weekend festival with arts and crafts, children’s activities, entertainment and bluebonnet souvenirs. 

The combination Arbor and Earth Day event features green vendors, tree and plant sales, gardening products, along with family friendly activities.