Topic: Environment

Learn about the basics of hiking. In this class, our experts will share tips and tricks on all aspects of hiking. Learn about trip planning, essential items, equipment, safety precautions, along with local resources and places to go. Free.

Fifth annual event benefitting the Connemara Conservancy. Dinner under the stars, featuring drinks, live music, dancing and auction. $200.

ART IN THE GARDEN: As part of the cultural district’s Gallery Night, the Garden Center of the Fort Worth Botanic Garden will feature more than 90 entries of juried art for sale. The media include jewelry, watercolor, 3D art, drawing/pastel, mixed media, photography and oil/ acrylic. Reception featuring artists on a come-and-go basis will be hosted on Sat. from 6-8 pm. 

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Regardless of where you live in Texas, drought is a fact of life. As Texas quickly grows we must conserve water for drier days and strategically plan to meet projected water demands. As part of the Texas Living Waters Project, and the Galveston Bay Foundation, this month's conference call guest will be Emily Seldomridge. As the Water Policy and Outreach Specialist for...

City of Dallas festival featuring green vendors, organizations and entertainment. Free.

Monthly environmental activities hosted by Trinity Environmental Academy, led by certified teachers and founders of Trinity Environmental Academy. Fun, hands-on activities for ages 4-10. Snacks and water provided.

This month's theme: Water, water everywhere.

Free. Info: 469-554-6320 or TriEA2015@gmail.com. 

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The Native Prairies Association of Texas Dallas Chapter now has a name: Blackland Native Prairie Association of Texas (BNPAT). This newly formed chapter is a branch of the Native Prairies Association of Texas and will represent 13 Blackland counties: Collin, Ellis, Fannin, Grayson, Henderson, Hunt, Kaufman, Lamar, Navarro, Rains, Rockwall and Van Zandt. 

At this meeting, members...

Women in the Environment, a DFW-based networking and educational organization for women pursuing environmental careers, is having their annual Art with RePurpose event on Sept. 11.   

It will feature unique eco-art and jewelry for sale made with recycled, repurposed, upcycled, sustainable and organic materials. 

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Donations can be made 6 a.m. to midnight to more than 1,600 certified nonprofits listed on www.NorthTexasGivingDay.org, including 56 local environmental advocacy groups. Donations of $25 and above will be amplified by $2 million in bonus funds and prizes.

 

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The North Texas Corporate Recycing Association and the Greater DFW Recycling Alliance have joined forces to present the North Texas Recycling Awards. Guest speaker Damon Carson, owner and founder of Repurposed Materials. $45/members, $75/nonmembers. $400/member table of 10.