Topic: Environment

Eli Baron will share pictures and experiences of his bike rides around the world. David Griggs will talk about the upcoming fall elections and candidates friendly to the environment. Free. Info: 972-699-1687. KirkMiller@DallasSierraClub.org. 

Prairie enthusiasts, master naturalists, bird watchers, landowners, educators and anyone else interested in prairies is welcome. Westside Presbyterian Church, 8700 Chapin Rd, Fort Worth. Info: Jo Ann Collins: JoACollins@gmail.com or 817-689-0098

An interactive discussion about taking our waste reduction policies beyond the current, well-established curbside recycling programs with the goal of eventually reducing, reusing, recycling and composting 90 percent of our overall waste. That's what people mean when they say "zero waste" and that's what all communities should strive for. Arlington and other DFW cities can take the lead.

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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.

To dispel your climate despair and be part of a growing grassroots movement that is getting revenue neutral carbon fee...

Public safety, health, education and sustainability fairfeaturing arts & crafts, live music, food vendors, face painting, Dallas Zoo animals, electronics recycling, solar trailer, zumba, Dallas Police and Fire Departments. Free.

Guest speaker, blackland prairie expert, Matt White. Copies of his books Prairie Time: A Blackland Portrait and The Birds of Northeast Texas will be available for purchase. Cash or check accepted. Info: Leigh Ann Ellis, laellis55@aol.com, 214-321-7159

Self-guided tour of homes west of Central/75, south of LBJ/635 and north of downtown Dallas, highlighting practices of sustainability. Maps for tour $10. Sold day of event at Recycle Revolution.

Info: Trinity Haymarket at 214 202-2163.  Proceeds benefit GROW North Texas.

Fundraiser supporting Libby Willis, candidate for Texas State Senator, District 10. Willis is running for the office that Wendy Davis formerly held. Tickets: $40. 

Suggested donor contribution: $100 - $500.

RSVP: Larry Goodman, 817-875-0320 or larry-goodman@sbcglobal.net.

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: Signs of Fall.

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

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Experience the beauty of fall on the prairie as LLELA staff lead a two-hour walking tour. Minimum age 10 years. Registration required: 972-219-3930 or LisaCole@unt.edu. $10.