Topic: Environment

Celebrate the history of the Blackland Prairie. The Heard will host demonstrations, entertainment, educational programming and vendors to give visitors a view into our region’’s culture and history. This event also features the grand opening of the Heard’’s new Pioneer Village.

Included in general admission: adults/$10; seniors and children: $7; city of McKinney residents/free get free...

Join David Allen Sibley, an American ornithologist, author, and illustrator of The Sibley Guide to Birds, for a bird walk, presentation and book signing at Dogwood Canyon. 

Bird walks: 6:30, 7:30, 8:30am. $40/hike, $65/hike and Sibley's new book. Advanced payment required.

Book signing: 10:30 am.  Free.

RSVP required: 469-526-1980.

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In addition to the discounts on select native and adaptive plants, you can talk with a master gardener, plant expert, or irrigation specialist and get ideas and tips for landscaping in North Central Texas. See website for other dates and locations.

E-Waste recycling event hosted by the city of Glenn Heights with E-Waste Collections. Free.

Info: Renee.Chatham@E-WasteCollections.net or 214-384-4289.

Items accepted include:

Desktop Computers
Laptops/Tablets
CRT & Flat Screen Monitors
Keyboards & Mice
Cables & Wiring
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The Dallas Sierra Club and the Dallas Young Sierrans need volunteers to help pick up bottles and cans at the St. Patrick's Day parade for recycling. Get the Dallas Sierra Club Recycling Team T-shirt.

Annual cleanup event hosted by the city of Arlington, Keep Arlington Beautiful and Exelon Handley Power Plant. 

Staff will be shuttling volunteers across the lake by boat from Richard Simpson Park to the cleanup sites or volunteers can canoe or kayak at their leisure. Exelon Handley Power Plant will be providing lunch for the volunteers afterwards.

Volunteers are encouraged...

Documentary, produced by Dallas-based Dolphin Blue, “Cry Heard ‘Round the World: The Journey to DC to Take a Stand for Mother Earth,” follows college students and other Texans on a bus trip to Washington, DC for the largest climate rally in the history of the United States to protest the Keystone XL pipeline. The documentary also chronicles the effects of...

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture brings Tony Robinson, adjunct professor of environmental sustainability at SMU and associate editor at EarthPeople Media, back for another series on Culture and the Environment: Humans in the Natural World. The lecture series will continue over four Wednesdays...

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture brings Tony Robinson, adjunct professor of environmental sustainability at SMU and associate editor at EarthPeople Media, back for another series on Culture and the Environment: Humans in the Natural World. The lecture series will continue over four Wednesdays: Feb....

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture brings Tony Robinson, adjunct professor of environmental sustainability at SMU and associate editor at EarthPeople Media, back for another series on Culture and the Environment: Humans in the Natural World. The lecture series will continue over four Wednesdays...