Topic: Environment

This month's guest speaker is Derek Broman, Urban Wildlife Biologist, DFW Metroplex
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, Cedar Hill State Park.

The all-day conference features George Bandy, Jr., vice president of sustainability at Interface, and Michael Cain, executive director of Earth Day Texas.

The breakout sessions feature three tracks, saving the people, planet & money, with speakers from the cities of Dallas, Cedar Hill and Lancaster, medical organizations, non-profits and churches of southern Dallas.

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The last couple of years have seen the Dallas environmental scene blossom and mature. Now many of us want to take the next step by forming a city-wide “Dallas green alliance.” We plan on creating a 501(c)3 arm and a 501(c)4 or even a PAC that will have the political power to build it, election by election.

The proposed meeting agenda includes:

•Introductions: Council...

Dallas Sierra Club member Dale Edelbaum leads a photo tour of his 2013 trip to South America (Argentina, Chile and Brazil).

Monthly gathering of the Tarrant County Green Party.

The locally produced movie focuses on the rally in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 17, 2013, where 50,000 people from around the country came in freezing weather and said NO to the Keystone XL pipeline. It includes footage on the Texas bus that traveled 34 hours to the rally, along with exclusive footage and interviews with residents affected by the devastating oil spill in Mayflower, Arkansas....

Join the Noble Planetarium staff and the Fort Worth Astronomical Society for monthly Star Parties held in front of the museum on Gendy Street. Plenty of telescopes and astronomy buffs will be on hand. The party begins at dusk, weather permitting, and lasts until around 10:30 p.m. Free.

Parking is available in the lot south of Harley Street. Please note, parking surrounding the museum is...

This educational seminar will feature tips for protecting pets from coyotes, reducing coyote attractants in neighborhoods and advice on how to haze bold coyotes. Coyote hazing helps restore the fear of humans for habituated coyotes and involves the systematic use of deterrents such as noisemakers, projectiles and water hoses. Communities such as Denver have achieved remarkable success using...

Fifth annual conference hosted by  Coastal Prairie Partnership and Native Prairies Association of Texas. This year's conference will focus on challenges to conserving, restoring and educating about prairies.

Audience: Resource professionals, private landowners, volunteers (including Texas Master Naturalists), educators, landscape architects. 

Cost: Field experiences (...

Screening of the documentary Green Fire about environmentalists Aldo Leopold, who shaped the U.S. National Parks environmental policy. Free. Info: 214-509-4911