Topic: Environment

We are taking a trip to Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch for a tour of the amazing sanctuary and a lobby training presentation given by Katie Jarl, the Texas State Director for HSUS. This is going to be an amazing trip and a fun way to learn how to effectively create legislative change for animals. We will also be carpooling, the drive is about two hours. 

 

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Come to this Tower Garden Demo and learn how you can grow your own food (non-gmo, organic if you choose) in 1/3 of the time on your front porch. The tower garden is a vertical aeroponic system, that takes no dirt, 90 percent less water, 90 percent less space and little knowledge of gardening.Featuring Marcy Malkey, director & Eeducator for Community and Neighborhood Gardens, Tower Garden...

We will have a brief general meeting for new and existing members. Please meet at the pavilion in the Dogwood parking lot. (Johnson Branch). 

Outdoor activities planned for the morning and afternoon below. Bring water, snacks, lunch and your friends, dogs and family! Park fee: $7. Age 12 and under are free. 

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The program is part of the Dallas County Community College District's spring 2014 Clean Economy Series. Patrick Dickinson, program coordinator for Texas A&M AgriLife in Dallas, is the featured speaker. 

The morning workshop will provide property managers with information about techniques they can implement for indoor water conservation; drip irrigation; new water...

Learn about the exceptional Trout Lily plant that blooms at Dogwood Canyon on this guided walk and participate in a flower dissection. $25/nonmembers. Free/members.

Learn about the exceptional Trout Lily plant that blooms at Dogwood Canyon on this guided walk and participate in a flower dissection. $25/nonmembers. Free/members.

Botanical Research Institute of Texas ecologist Karen Hall speaks. Free. 

Info: Laura Gough at gough@uta.edu or 817-272-2872.

"Whooping Cranes" presented by Joan Garland of the Crane Foundation. Learn about whooping cranes and the efforts in place by the Crane Foundation to ensure the cranes and the habitats along their migration routes are protected. Garland, outreach coordinator for the Crane Foundation, has accompanied the cranes on their migration from Wisconsin to Florida. She will share her...

The presentation is part of Interfaith Power & Light's national preach-in on climate change being held across the country Feb. 14-16.

Artist Ken O’Toole's appearance is part of Mountain View College's Sustainability Speaker Series. O'Toole is an experimental artist working in various media. His works include “Cultural Ghosts,” a monograph of photos exploring the unintended beauty of refuse on our nations highways and “Quintina,” which is constructed of hundreds of pieces of recycled cardboard, reclaimed from discarded...