Topic: Environment

Presenter: ONCOR

ONCOR, the state's largest regulated utility, just stepped forward with an audacious plan to invest $5.2B to install 5,000 MW of batteries on the Texas Grid. This emerging technology will help improve reliability, boost renewable and maybe lower monthly electric bills. If this project goes through it will be the largest project of its kind in the world. 

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Join River Legacy as we help count birds for science and participate in fun, family-friendly bird-related crafts and activities. This event is held in conjunction with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's annual Great Backyard Bird Count. Free.

Anyone in the world can count birds at any location for at least 15 minutes on one or more days of the count and enter their sightings at www.BirdCount.org. The information gathered by tens of thousands of volunteers helps track changes in bird populations on a massive scale. The GBBC is a joint project of the Cornell Lab of...

Experience first hand the wonder-full learning environment of River Legacy's Nature School during Open House. Meet the teachers, explore the classrooms and participate in activities. 

Info: Education director, Debbie Vernon at 817-860-6752, ext. 105. Free.

One day a year, Friends of Tandy Hills Natural Area with help from the City of Fort Worth Parks and Community Services Dept. hosts a Brush Bash to clear sections of the prairie of invasive and unwanted trees, brush and trash. 

The brush has been cut and will be ready for volunteers to drag to waiting trucks for delivery to a composting facility. Your help really makes a difference...

South America trip photos from a 17-day trip to Los Glaciares National Park, Patagonia, and Tierra del Fuego in Chile, and Iguassu Falls from both the Argentine and Brazilian sides. Free. Info:  KirkMiller@DallasSierraClub.org or 972-699-1687.

H3: The Responsible Pathway Sustainability Conference

Keynote Speakers: Mr. Trammell S. Crow, Dr. Elaine Ingham

This free one-day conference features two keynote speakers and simultaneous breakout sessions in three tracks: Saving the: People, Planet, and Money. The H3 stands for head, heart and hands because the pathway to sustainability involves a commitment and alignment of...

1K kid's run at 7:45 a.m. 5K at 8 a.m. Info: 817-455-0747.

"Bring Your Bag, Fort Worth" is a project whose goal is to educate and encourage the citizens of Fort Worth to bring their reusable shopping bags in order to reduce waste and change habits in our fair city.   

Please join us for a social gathering with a brief update on the project and volunteer opportunities. We'd love for you to join us, whether you can give two hours of...