Topic: Environment

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

Regular gathering with representatives from local environmental groups. Topics to be discussed at  meeting:

• Trinity Toll road and upcoming deadline for comments

• "Earth, Wind, and Fire Energy Summit" - new details on speakers and more re: this fall Energy conference

• Keystone pipeline - report on the the DC "Reject and Protect" event, updates on Julia Trigg...

Join Crosstimbers Connection for a walk to discover the reptiles and amphibians of the Refuge. We will look for such species as green tree frogs, skinks, water snakes, and slider turtles and learn about how they live. We will try to get close enough for detailed observation and talk...

Learn what snakes live in Tarrant County. Join members of the Dallas-Fort Worth Herpetological Society as they answer your questions and allow you to view these snakes in a safe manner. It is a great opportunity to learn about one of the most misunderstood groups of animals living in our area. Hours: Sat. 10am-4pm, Sun & Mon 9:15am-3pm. Free with paid admission.

Blockadia Rising: Voices of the Tar Sands Blockade is an hour-long documentary film written, edited and narrated by Garrett Graham, an active participant of the Tar Sands Blockade, a grassroots effort to stop the tar sands pipeline. Features exclusive video footage shot by the blockaders themselves during the course of more...

Watch the Frisco RoughRiders vs. Tulsa Drillers. Tickets include private covered seating, all-you-can-eat catered food, free beer, wine, Rough Rider hat and Dr Pepper products. Cost: members/$15, nonmembers/$39. Parking: advanced/$5, gate/$10.