Topic: Water

Presentation by Dr. Mark Thistlethwaite, Kay and Velma Kimbell Chair of Art History at Texas Christian University. Taking as its theme the appearance, meaning and importance of water (and water-related issues) in American art, this lecture series features a diversity of artworks from the 16th century to the present day. Free.

Nov 5: Bodies of Water in Recreation

Nov 12: Urban...

Presentation by Dr. Mark Thistlethwaite, Kay and Velma Kimbell Chair of Art History at Texas Christian University. Taking as its theme the appearance, meaning and importance of water (and water-related issues) in American art, this lecture series features a diversity of artworks from the 16th century to the present day. Free.

Oct 29: Watery Disasters

Nov 5: Bodies of Water in...

Keep Flower Mound Beautiful is offering a 50-gallon rain barrel made from 100-percent recycled materials at a discounted price. The rain barrel, which typically retails at $129, will be offered for just $69.95 each. Also offered will be a 65 gallon compost bin for just $69.95.

To obtain this special pricing, rain barrels as well as compost bins must be...

October Conference Call: The Eighth Billion, a film by Monty Hempel

Free Call In: (855) 212-0212, PIN: 172-909-013

This month, Monty Hempel will join us to talk about his most recent film, The Eighth Billion. The film examines the intersection of human population growth and the decline of wild places and creatures. It concentrates on the magnificent landscapes...

This class will cover the benefits of using rain water to irrigate your landscape, garden and even your house plants. Suggestions will be provided on how to utilize the rain barrel in conjunction with your existing gutter system at home. Participants will learn how to collect and utilize rainwater at home and have the opportunity to construct their very own 55-gallon rain barrel. ...

Hosted in partnership with the Texas AgriLife Extension Service. 

Standing water or erosion a problem in your landscape? A rain garden may be your answer! Rain gardens are shallow depressions in the landscape that collect rainwater. With the broad array of appealing grasses, flowering plants and natural stone you can incorporate a rain garden into your landscape with ease....

Citizen's Climate Lobby (CCL) is a non-profit nonpartisan organization working on creating the political will for a livable world. CCL's mission is to empower normal citizens, who care about their world, to engage in conversations with their elected officials.

To dispel your climate despair and be part of a growing grassroots movement that is getting revenue neutral carbon fee...

Jim Shermbeck, community organizer and director of Downwinders At Risk, will update our group about the current state of affairs on air quality in DFW and the proposals from environmental and concerned citizens to TCEQ on how to fix our nonattainment with the Clean Air Act. Jim and Downwinders at Risk have led the fight against the dirty air created by cement kilns in Midlothian for more than...

Choosing Texas-friendly plants that are well-adapted to our area and weather conditions makes a big difference in the success of your landscape. Learn about soil preparation, which plants – groundcovers, shrubs, vines and perennials  work best in our clay soil and our North Central Texas climate. After the talk, join us for a stroll through our teaching garden to see...

Choosing Texas-friendly plants that are well-adapted to our area and weather conditions makes a big difference in the success of your landscape. Learn about soil preparation, which plants – groundcovers, shrubs, vines and perennials  work best in our clay soil and our North Central Texas climate. After the talk, join us for a stroll through our teaching garden to see...