Topic: Environment

Drip irrigation is 90 percent more efficient, inexpensive and easy to install. Drip systems promote healthy plants and conserve water use. Learn how to install your own system. Register online. If class is full, contact Gary Cocke at 972-769-4216 to be added to the wait list. Free.

Meet venomous snakes of our area through pictures, stories and even a specimen. Learn to identify them and discuss how to stay safe when you're outdoors. You'll hear stories of encounters with all our venomous species, including rattlesnakes, cottonmouths, copperheads and coral snakes. Free (with paid admission-$2-$5).

Groups, families and individuals can choose any of the locations listed in the registration form as a cleanup location. All volunteers are invited to the after party at the Panther Island Pavilion with free food, door prizes and entertainment.

All are welcome to volunteer for this project of the Coppell Senior Center Boomer Green Team. Free.

informal meeting to explore possible formation of Dallas chapter of Native Prairies Association of Texas. All welcome to attend. Info: Leigh Ann Ellis, or 214-321-7159.

The Native Prairies Association of Texas is starting a chapter in Fort Worth. Prairie enthusiasts, master naturalists, bird watchers, landowners, educators and anyone else interested in prairies is welcome. 

Info: Jo Ann Collins, or 817-689-0098.

Population Institute president Bob Walker will be the guest. Bob will be talking about the 25th anniversary of World Population Day, July 11, focusing on why population still matters and why family planning and gender equality are essential for a healthy, resilient and sustainable world. He will also let us know about Population Institute's upcoming factoid campaign that will accompany...

Be a part of an event that has been helping drive the market for renewable energy, organic/sustainable gardening and farming, green/sustainable building and living and alternative transportation since the turn of the century.

"Vision North Texas 2050: How Local Communities and Businesses Can Position North Texas for a Fiscally and Environmentally Sustainable Future."
Presentor Kevin Shepherd is a principal and co-founder of Verdunity, Inc., a Dallas-Fort Worth-based consulting firm specializing in planning and design of sustainable communities and infrastructure.  

Shepherd will...

This regional event will celebrate the Ray Roberts Greenbelt through experiential outdoor activities, live music and good food. Attendees can test their skills at archery, climbing, kayaking, biking, and geo-caching; view demonstrations by historians and craftsmen of the Cross Timbers eco-region; or take a carriage ride down the Greenbelt Trail. Kids will enjoy birds of prey and reptile...