Topic: Water

Donations can be made 6 a.m. to midnight to more than 1,600 certified nonprofits listed on www.NorthTexasGivingDay.org, including 56 local environmental advocacy groups. Donations of $25 and above will be amplified by $2 million in bonus funds and prizes.

 

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This self-guided tour showcases Coppell homes and community gardens that feature drought-tolerant native and adapted plants that require minimal irrigation. Come see what you should plant now for beautiful blooms in the spring from the homeowners of some of the most unique landscapes in Coppell. Maps will be available 8:30-10:30am at Coppell Town Center.  Free. Info:...

The Texas Water Development Board created by Prop 6 will hold a public meeting to take comments on proposed rules to spend the State Water Fund. Those unable to attend can see the plan and submit comments before Sept. 14 at http://www.twdb.texas.gov/swift/involved/index.asp...

Project WILD is an interdisciplinary conservation and environmental education program emphasizing wildlife. During this outstanding hands-on workshop, participants will be provided with two curriculum guides filled with more than 150 easy to use educational activities. Incorporate powerful techniques and methods for teaching problem solving and decision-making skills to students. All...

Part of the Environmental Education Workshop Series. 

During this workshop, participants will experience the wetland classes taught at the Center. During Wetland Ecology participants will observe and collect data, determining water quality through biotic and abiotic parameters. Plants - Work Horse of the Wetland will give participants the opportunity to identify the key plants of...

Drip irrigation is 90 percent more efficient, inexpensive and easy to install. Drip systems promote healthy plants and conserve water use. Learn how to install your own system. Free.

If class is full, contact Gary Cocke at 972-769-4216 to be added to the wait list.
 

Drip irrigation is 90 percent more efficient, inexpensive and easy to install. Drip systems promote healthy plants and conserve water use. Learn how to install your own system. Register online. If class is full, contact Gary Cocke at 972-769-4216 to be added to the wait list. Free.

Drip irrigation is 90 percent more efficient, inexpensive and easy to install. Drip systems promote healthy plants and conserve water use. Learn how to install your own system. Register online. If class is full, contact Gary Cocke at 972-769-4216 to be added to the wait list. Free.

Drip irrigation is 90 percent more efficient, inexpensive and easy to install. Drip systems promote healthy plants and conserve water use. Learn how to install your own system. Register online. If class is full, contact Gary Cocke at 972-769-4216 to be added to the wait list. Free.

"Vision North Texas 2050: How Local Communities and Businesses Can Position North Texas for a Fiscally and Environmentally Sustainable Future."
 
Presentor Kevin Shepherd is a principal and co-founder of Verdunity, Inc., a Dallas-Fort Worth-based consulting firm specializing in planning and design of sustainable communities and infrastructure.  

Shepherd will...