Topic: Environment

Earth Day Texas (formerly, Earth Day Dallas) is an annual, outdoor festival seeking to elevate environmental awareness and influence the way Texans think, live and work. The family-friendly and free-admission event allows leaders in the corporate, academic and non-profit worlds to unite and show Texans how green lifestyle choices can lower their cost of living, improve their health, and help...

Presenter: Ramsey Kweik, Southern Methodist University Geothermal Labs
 
Depleted oil fields have potential for clean utility scale geothermal energy. Ramsey Kweik of the Southern Methodist University Geothermal Labs will share his studies of Fairway Field in East Texas. Research demonstrates considerable potential for geothermal development from old, depleted oil fields...

Free to residents of the following cities and areas  (Please bring driver’s license and a utility bill as proof of residence.):

Addison, Dallas, De Soto, Duncanville, Farmers Branch, Garland, Highland Park, Irving, Mesquite, Richardson, Rowlett, Sachse, Seagoville, Sunnyvale, University Park, Unincorporated Dallas County

Bring home and garden chemical products, paint and...

Join the Dallas Trekkers on March 21 for a true wild outdoor experience just 4 miles from downtown Dallas. Long pants and hiking shoes are recommended for hiking on the less traveled trails in the forest.

The hike starts in the beautiful manicured grounds of William Blair Jr. Park where your will find a fishing pond and a spectacular view of downtown Dallas. Start the walk with hike...

Earth Hour began in 2007 in Australia to encourage individual households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour as a symbol for their commitment to the planet. Today more than 7,000 communities across the world participate in Earth Hour. 

Craft food, drinks, music, live auction...and more. Special guests Angela Hunt& Wylie H Dallas

All proceeds will be used to support anti-tollroad candidates for the Dallas City Council. $50.

Learn about the many ways to be better stewards of the earth’s resources. The event will feature various ways residents can invest in a sustainable future, improve daily living and save money by Going Green! Other highlights include entertainment, vendor booths, raffle and prizes. Free.

Students K thru 6: Collect and save your juice pouches for a chance to win an Apple iPad....

Memnosyne Institute presents its 4th Annual Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Awards.

2015 Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Georgeann Moss, Dallas County Community College District.

Winners in five categories will be announced in the following categories: Nonprofit Professional, Small Business Entrepreneur, Large Business or Nonprofit (Project or Program)...

We’re having a party to celebrate the Earth! Learn about backyard composting, rain barrels, green remodeling, maybe even take home a free tree from Home Depot and much more.  Entertainment by Melanie (of Woodstock fame) and Fort Worth’s very own Vocal Trash. 

This year marks the 30th annual Cowtown Cleanup! Started in 1985 as the Glad® Bag-a-Thon the Cowtown Cleanup is Fort Worth’s longest running cleanup now involving more than 5,000 volunteers. Picking up litter sadly does not prevent it from happening in the first place, but KFWB feels that youth that participate in litter cleanups do not grow up to be litterers. Grab some young people, find a...