Topic: Environment

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...

Private tour of BRIT starts at 10:00 a.m. followed by an optional lunch next door at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens Restaurant (3220 Rock Springs Rd) 11:30 a.m.-noon. The tour is $7.50. (Arrive early to pay on entry).

Jessica Winters and Angela Scott are organizing the march against the agricultural giant, joining a global demonstration.

Info: sweet_southern_jess@yahoo.com

Workshop led by permaculture expert Toby Hemenway is part of Dallas County Community College District's Clean Economy Series. $99. Register on the Carbon Economy Series website for the workshop.

Wear long pants and bring your own water. Bring a snack if you'd like, for our break in the Cedar Elm grove. If you're not sure how to get there and would like to meet and follow or carpool, send a private message. Free. Info: joacollins@gmail.com.

Learn more about Keep Denton Beautiful's young leaders group and tour Apogee Stadium and the Zero Energy Lab. Gather at 5:30 p.m. Tour from 6-8 p.m.

Volunteers needed to participate in beautification projects at neighborhood parks. Activities include: litter/debris pickup, weeding, mulching. Sign up by March 16 at website or call 214-670-8483.

Networking event for green professionals and anyone interested in recycling and green living. Appetizers and drink tokens for soda, beer and wine included. No golf experience necessary. $45/nonmembers, $25/members. 

Through this collaborative effort of local jurisdictions, utilities, industry representatives and interested parties, NCTCOG hopes to use this program to achieve more streamlined and standardized solar practices, resulting in measurable improvements to the North Texas solar market.

This meeting is intended to introduce the Solar Ready II program to local governments and interested...

Mike Renner and his family live in a grid-connected home, yet they use no power from the utility company. Sixteen months ago, they made the decision to turn off their main circuit breaker and live exclusively with solar energy. Why did they make this choice? What steps did they take to go "off-grid"? How do they feel about living in an exclusively "solar" home .. especially when they know they...