Topic: Environment

Regardless of where you live in Texas, drought is a fact of life. As Texas quickly grows we must conserve water for drier days and strategically plan to meet projected water demands. As part of the Texas Living Waters Project, and the Galveston Bay Foundation, this month's conference call guest will be Emily Seldomridge. As the Water Policy and Outreach Specialist for...

City of Dallas festival featuring green vendors, organizations and entertainment. Free.

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: Water, water everywhere.

Free. Info: 469-554-6320 or 


The Native Prairies Association of Texas Dallas Chapter now has a name: Blackland Native Prairie Association of Texas (BNPAT). 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. 

At this meeting, members...

Women in the Environment, a DFW-based networking and educational organization for women pursuing environmental careers, is having their annual Art with RePurpose event on Sept. 11.   

It will feature unique eco-art and jewelry for sale made with recycled, repurposed, upcycled, sustainable and organic materials. 


Donations can be made 6 a.m. to midnight to more than 1,600 certified nonprofits listed on, including 56 local environmental advocacy groups. Donations of $25 and above will be amplified by $2 million in bonus funds and prizes.


See link for list of green North...

The North Texas Corporate Recycing Association and the Greater DFW Recycling Alliance have joined forces to present the North Texas Recycling Awards. Guest speaker Damon Carson, owner and founder of Repurposed Materials. $45/members, $75/nonmembers. $400/member table of 10.

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

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,