Topic: Environment

1 mile/5K walk and fun run for humans and dogs, benefitting the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge. $5-$30.

Green celebrity Ed Begley Jr will be at Earth Day Texas talking about his sustainable lifestyle.

Saturday, April 26, 3-4pm 
Sunday, April 27, 1-2 pm 

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Wildlife advocate David Mizejewski will be at Earth Day Texas promoting the mission of the National Wildlife Federation in the Automobile Building, Main Stage A.

Saturday, April 26, 2-3pm, Wild Animals Presentation
Sunday, April 27, 2-3pm...

Derek Broman, wildlife biologist for the DFW Metroplex from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, will detail the components of a creating a wildscape for wildlife habitat using native vegetation. 

Chad Pregracke, CNN Hero of the Year, founder of Living Lands and Waters, will be at Earth Day Texas in the Automobile Building, Stage A.  

Saturday, April 26, 12:30-1:30 pm
Sunday, April 27, 3-4...

Speakers throughout the day talking about bees, native plants, prairies, bird habitats, sustainable gardens. In addition walks highlighting wildflowers, birds, insects and edible plants. See schedule on website. Free. Info: Jim Folger at publicity@ntmn.org or 214-663-2268.

Learn more about food issues, including GMOs, factory farming and pesticides, from visionary panel of speakers including Jane Goodall, Wayne Pacelle, Dean Ornish and Woody Harrelson. Hosted by John Robbins, author of The Food Revolution and would-be heir to the Baskin-Robbins empire. Free. 

Bring your e-waste (computers, cell phones, TVs, VCRs, appliances and other electronics) to the following Snappy Salad locations for recycling: 

9am-Noon

5915 Forest Lane, Dallas, TX, 75230

5930 W. Park Blvd., Plano, TX, 75093

6550 N. MacArthur Blvd, Irving TX 75039

 

1-4pm

320 W. Campbell Road, Richardson, TX, 75080

5941...

With help from the Paschal High School Environmental Club, the FW Sierra Club will be accepting computers, laptops, cell & office phones, printers, copy machines, wiring & cables, remote controls, electronics, printers, ink cartridges, wiring, scanners, mouse, keyboards, monitors, TVs wiring, monitors household washers/ dryers, flat irons microwaves, lawn & sound equipment and auto...

Family friendly noncompetitve fundraiser for the Preserve. Participants receive a raffle ticket for each of four trails completed. 11 am prize drawing. Registrants get T-shirt while supplies last. $5-$10. Info: Robert Rinker, 817-881-2736 or info_CRP@yahoo.com.