Topic: Water

Earth Day Texas (formerly, Earth Day Dallas) is an annual, outdoor festival seeking to elevate environmental awareness and influence the way Texans think, live and work. The family-friendly and free-admission event allows leaders in the corporate, academic and non-profit worlds to unite and show Texans how green lifestyle choices can lower their cost of living, improve their health, and help...

Plan to attend one or both of our seminars Saturday, March 21, at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center Auditorium (Building E), 17360 Coit Road, Dallas 75252. Click here for directions and a list of nearby restaurants. 

 

Plan to attend one or both of the following free seminars. Landscape designer and author Bonnie Reese of Beautiful Landscapes will...

Craft food, drinks, music, live auction...and more. Special guests Angela Hunt& Wylie H Dallas

All proceeds will be used to support anti-tollroad candidates for the Dallas City Council. $50.

During the seminar attendees will hear from well-known local experts on native plants, landscape design and doing your own vegetable gardening.

This program is sponsored by the Fort Worth Water Department. YardSmart’s objective is to provide environmentally friendly and water-efficient information that can lead to healthy, beautiful lawns and gardens.

Free. Info: 817-392-6565

Learn about rainwater harvesting and build own barrel. Find out how to collect and direct the rain in ways that create backyard beauty, lessen the dependence on using city water in the garden and reduce runoff. Info: 972-547-7335, Green@McKinneyTexas.org.

Learn about the many ways to be better stewards of the earth’s resources. The event will feature various ways residents can invest in a sustainable future, improve daily living and save money by Going Green! Other highlights include entertainment, vendor booths, raffle and prizes. Free.

Students K thru 6: Collect and save your juice pouches for a chance to win an Apple iPad....

Memnosyne Institute presents its 4th Annual Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Awards.

2015 Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Georgeann Moss, Dallas County Community College District.

Winners in five categories will be announced in the following categories: Nonprofit Professional, Small Business Entrepreneur, Large Business or Nonprofit (Project or Program)...

This year marks the 30th annual Cowtown Cleanup! Started in 1985 as the Glad® Bag-a-Thon the Cowtown Cleanup is Fort Worth’s longest running cleanup now involving more than 5,000 volunteers. Picking up litter sadly does not prevent it from happening in the first place, but KFWB feels that youth that participate in litter cleanups do not grow up to be litterers. Grab some young people, find a...

Hear local environmental activist Rita Beving, North Texas Outreach Coordinator for Clean Water Fund and Clean Water Action,  present "Understanding Water in Texas," which will include water planning in Texas, both locally and statewide, as well as conservation tips.

The Region C Water Planning Group will hold a public hearing pursuant to the Texas Water Code §16.053 and as directed by an Order of the Texas Water Development Board issued on January 8, 2015. A copy of that Order may be found at https://www.twdb.texas.gov/...