Topic: Environment

Visit our closest national wildlife refuge, Hagerman Wildlife Refuge, which is only 1.5 hours from Fort Worth and offers wildlife viewing and hiking trails in a unique setting. It was set aside in 1946 primarily as a resting place for geese and ducks, and includes nearly 13,000 acres of habitat adjacent to Lake Texoma. This trip gives us a chance to explore how federal lands are leased for...

The 115th annual Christmas Bird Count is scheduled for Dec. 14, 2014 to Jan. 5, 2015. Organized by the National Audubon Society, this all-volunteer effort takes a snapshot of bird populations to monitor their status and distribution across the Western Hemisphere. The results are compiled into a database that is shared with federal, state and private authorities.

Counts are open to...

The North Texas Electric Auto Association’s goal is to support local EV enthusiasts and to promote and educate the public regarding the benefits of electric vehicles.

All monthly meetings are free to attend and open to the public.

Presentation by Laura D. Mydlarz, associate professor, Department of Biology UT Arlington. Part FWMSH's ongoing PUBlic Knowledge series. Free.

The Native Prairies Association of Texas has launched a chapter in Fort Worth. Prairie enthusiasts, master naturalists, bird watchers, landowners, educators and anyone else interested in prairies is welcome. 

Info: Jo Ann Collins, joacollins@gmail.com or 817-689-0098.

Club members and guests will share the holiday spirit, some great Mexican food and the company of others at this annual event. Join us for some camaraderie, door prizes, silent auction and perhaps some surprise speakers, you never know. We'll celebrate some of our outstanding volunteers and have plenty of time to mingle. There's bound to be talk about issues of the day – air, water, ...

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.

Info: Leigh Ann Ellis, laellis55@aol.com or 214-321-7159

Join Karin & Michael Cagle, Fort Worth Sierra Club and the honorable Lon Burnam for a holiday fundraiser supporting GSDFW Sustainable Leadership Award winner Texas Campaign for the Environment. 

Tickets: $25. RSVP 214-599-7840 or tinyurl.com/txenvironment

Dallas Zoo
650 S RL Thornton Fwy, Dallas, Texas 75203

Join us at our upcoming regional gathering! Our guest speaker will be Lesli Figueiredo, MA, LPC from Freedom Reigns Counseling who will be discussing the Role of Nature in Mental Health.

A few animals friends from the zoo will be joining us as well at this gathering...

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...