Topic: Environment

Monthly gathering of DFW environmental groups to share updates.

Please come eat, socialize, honor the winners of the Focus Photography Contest and celebrate ACC at our annual meeting.

Bring a dish for the potluck if you desire.

Solar Car Workshop FAQ:

Who Should Attend?

Any interested teacher or student that wants to build a high school solar car project in preparation for a Solar Car Challenge race.

How Many Can Attend?

Please limit your attendance to no more than ten students per school.

How Much Does it Cost?

Nothing.

Is a Reservation Required?

Yes. Please...

WE invites you to welcome in 2015 and network with women from a variety of environmental fields...making valuable business connections and friends. This is a free event and open to both members and non-members. Dinner and drinks on your own. Enjoy food at the Chicken Scratch located next to The Foundry.

An evening saluting the 18-year record of service on behalf of the environment by State Representative Lon Burnam, with Public Citizen's Smitty Smith, Former EPA Regional Administrator Al Armendariz and some very special guests.

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Presenter: Jim Phillips, VP of Engineering, Independent Energy Alternatives, Inc.

Public welcome.

Topics covered:

   * The Cost of Energy - How to Read Your Electric, Gas, & Water Bills

   * Energy Wasted - How Energy Is Lost in Your Home

   * Measuring Energy - Devices That Let You See How Much Electricity Is...

Start the year off on a constructive footing with a one-hour workshop: “Saving the Planet by Design: Why Empathy, Collaboration and Imagination are the Game Changers for Sustainability.”

The mixer will start at 6 p.m., but the workshop begins at 7.

As human development continues to grow in Texas, habitat for our native wildlife becomes less abundant. To offset this impact, create a Texas wildscape on your property to provide vital habitat to our local wildlife. This presentation will detail the components of a wildscape and provide advice on how to create and maintain your wildscape using native vegetation. Free. 

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This 7-week course led by Mary Ann Mayer Redmond and Renee Rossi, provides participants with an opportunity to explore sustainability more deeply and learn its unique meaning from individual, societal and global perspectives. Class meets on seven consecutive Tuesdays. Register on website. $27.

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Official debut of Dallas' first political action committee devoted to electing Dallas City Council members who support  a more liveable vision for the city's residents.