Topic: Environment

Dale Edelbaum of the Dallas Sierra Club will share stories and photos of his 17-day dory boat trip down the Grand Canyon, covering 221 miles from Lees Ferry to Diamond Creek. Along the way, the river ranged from smooth drifting to enormous rapids. Dale camped along the river and hiked many side canyons. His pictures are enchanting and set to music. The speaker is followed by refreshments and...

Volunteers remove invasive plants, restore trails and work in the butterfly garden. We'll provide water, snacks, gloves and tools. Wear sturdy boots or shoes with good ankle support. Bring sun screen and bug repellent. 

Info: Rose Mercer rose_mercer@yahoo.com

Volunteers needed the third Saturday of each month (except June, July, August & December) to help plant, mulch and weed nursery trees. Wear closed toe shoes, a hat and sunscreen. Water, safety glasses tools provided.

Info: Tyler Wright, tyler@texastreesfoundation.org

Enjoy displays of live and pinned insects, family friendly activities, butterfly house tours, crafts and more. Included w/ admission: $8. Discount for kids and seniors.

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.

Get back to nature on Labor Day with this community event for the whole family.

Admission is $5 at the gate or non-perishable food donations to support the pantry at Believe and Faith Transitional Housing. 

Kid’s crafts with Amy Sala and hayrides with Mingo, Cedar Ridge Preserve Resource Manager for more than 30 years, happening throughout the event.

 8am ...

Join Ron Baughman, master birder and Audubon Dallas board member, and enjoy lots of birding and hawk-watching. 

We will car pool from Bass Pro Shop, 5001 Bass Pro Drive, Garland, TX 75043. From I-30 East, take Exit 62 and meet in the center of the parking lot by the used boats. Look for pewter-colored Chevy Suburban. We will leave by 7:30 am, arrive at the park by about 10 am,...

Bring your tent and sleeping bag and the staff will take care of the rest. $25 per person, includes guided programming (camping 101, hikes, crafts and more) s'mores, and breakfast on Sunday. 

Sponsored by Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center at Cedar Hill.

Info: DogwoodCanyon.audubon.org or 469-626-1980. 

Cedar Ridge Preserve is managed by Audubon Dallas, local chapter...

In its 5th year, Okrapalooza continues to bring East Dallas a unique okra cook-off with live music, beer and specialty okra dishes. Celebrity chefs and Home-Cooks come together in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to present their best okra dishes to compete for the title of Okrapalooza champion of the world. Tickets include okra dish tastings + sides, free local beer, and live music. All proceeds...