Topic: Environment

Trammell S. Crow, who transformed Earth Day Dallas into the largest Earth Day celebration in the world, will talk about Earth Day Texas, its purpose, its importance and plans for the future.  He supports various non-profit organizations that are active in family planning, education, the environment, community initiatives and political causes. All welcome. Info: Kirk Miller, 972-699-1687...

Besides good company, you can enjoy cheap eats, because it's $1 burger night from 5 p.m. until closing, so you can chow down on a hamburger, turkey burger or portobello burger for only a buck. Meet downstairs at the large table to your right as you walk in the door. Look for our sign.

Author Joel Greenberg will bring the story of the passenger pigeon to life and speak about his new book, A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon’s Flight to Extinction. Greenberg has been a birder/naturalist for 45 years, and has shared his love and knowledge of nature and conservation by authoring three books, writing numerous articles, co-hosting a radio show,...

Once described as being so numerous that they obscured the sun when in flight, the passenger pigeon is now extinct. This year, Project Passenger Pigeon marks the centenary of this extraordinary extinction. From Aug. 1 through Oct. 31, Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary is participating in this nationwide program to bring the subject of conservation to the forefront through...

Screening of the award-winning documentary, which follows one man’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet. Free. Info: Karl at 817-451-1505 or administrator@firstjefferson.org...

The DFW Clean Air Network (Downwinders at Risk, Texas Campaign for the Environment, State Rep Lon Burnham and others) has been invited to present their plan on how to get to cleaner air in North Texas.

Bring your questions and comments to the meeting to build a new clean air plan for the 10-county North Texas area.

Info: Info@...

Learn where our current sources of energy stand and what our energy future looks like in the U.S.  Find out more about the pros and cons of those sources and what concerns that they pose to our air, water and the environment. Experts and academics from around the country and state will speak. 

Topics include: 

Geothermal, wind, solar, coal, natural gas, oil &...

Celebrate the life and death of the great legendarily terrible idea in the Bishop Arts District. A slow jazz funeral procession will begin on the patio at Oddfellows

Read the Dallas Morning News article.

The Fort Worth Water Department, BRIT, and NBC5 are partnering to sponsor the second annual EcoScape residential summer landscape contest to find the homeowner with the most creative, attractive, and water efficient lawn in the area. The contest runs from June 14 to August 16 and will be judged on three key criteria:

1.     Design – aesthetic appeal; composition; use...

Join the Swarm and take part in a week-long campaign of global actions to Save the Bees. Together we will Pester the Pesticide Pushers and Swarm together to BAN Neonicotinoids and other poisonous chemicals. We need to keep the bees alive to pollinate our food!

This will BEE the MAIN EVENT: SWARM DALLAS TO SAVE THE BEES! Klyde Warren Park. Dress like a BEE or wear yellow/black/white. We'...