SMU hosts Engineering and Humanity Week April 6-12. This year's theme is Water: Ripple Effects. The focus will be on the positive ripple effects people can inspire when confronted with current challenges. Opportunities to meet British adventurer and ecologist David de Rothschild and tour the PLASTIKI and hear hip-hop artist Emmanuel Jal, a humanitarian advocate for social justice and human...
Lecture by Dr. Barron Rector of Texas A&M. who has a Doctor of Philosophy in Range Science (specializing in Range Animal Nutrition).
Workshop to equip you to launch a fun, dynamic and effective school environmental program. Pairs or teams from schools are encouraged to attend together. Free.
Discover how to start collecting water and where to find materials for rainwater harvesting. Free.
Free three-day event featuring screenings at six venues with almost 40 documentaries and children’s films. Films focus on issues such as food, water, natural resources and people making a difference. For a complete listing of films, locations, times and film summaries, visit website. Contact: Fran Witte at email@example.com.
Learn to identify 50 species of native Texas trees, shrubs flowering plants and grasses that grow in North Texas and their benefits. Receive your Level 1 Native Landscape Certification by participating in the course program and passing the native plant identification exam. Preregister: firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-701-1253. Cost: $35.
Learn how to teach young people about ecology and wildlife using fun, hands-on educational activities. During the six-hour training workshop participants will sample activities and receive a curriculum and activity guide. Activities are adaptable for all grade levels, integrated with core subject curricula and aligned to the TEKS. Teachers, informal educators and youth group leaders may take the...
Topic is “On Texas Rivers: John Graves, Roy Bedichek, and the Natural History of Flowing Water.” Speaker will be Dr. Kevin Anderson of the Center for Environmental Research in Austin. Meeting is open to the public.
The North Texas Master Naturalists are hosting this family-friendly event to celebrate native plants and grasses. There will be activities for kids, including making seed balls and cornhusk dolls and storytellers. In addition to the demonstration and information outreach booths, there will be plant walks/talks beginning at 9 am. Speakers will give 20-minute talks on the hour and half-hour...