Topic: Water

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center’s mission is to both educate the public and provide research opportunities in the areas of water quality and supply, wildlife management and wetland systems. 

WE will tour a section of property. Wear appropriate shoes and clothing. A light lunch will be hosted by Tricia Holderman at her home next door after the tour. Cost: Free/members, $5/...

Sharon Wilson, Earthworks' Oil & Gas Accountability project leader for the Texas and Gulf Region, will speak about “Toxic Degradation of the Environment.”

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the actions we can take to oppose building a tollroad inside the Dallas levee system.   

We will review the following:

our meeting schedule and location for the next 4 months;

our position and comments on the Final Environmental Impact Statement...

Chad Pregracke, CNN Hero of the Year, founder of Living Lands and Waters, will be at Earth Day Texas in the Automobile Building, Stage A.  

Saturday, April 26, 12:30-1:30 pm
Sunday, April 27, 3-4...

Rainwater harvesting is a viable alternative water source for your landscape, garden, livestock, firefighting and both indoor non-potable and potable uses. Rainwater University will have presentations and hand on training from rainwater harvesting experts from around the country. From constructing a 55-gallon rain barrel or small home system; designing and installing large commercial rainwater...

How much water to use when gardening and the types and timing of delivery will all be discussed in this informative class. Free.

Info: coppellcommunitygarden.org or 817-459-6628.

This program will give property managers techniques on implementing indoor water conservation, drip irrigation, new water conserving technologies, cycle and soak, lawn care during drought or water restrictions, proper plant selection, foundation watering, tree watering, and irrigation scheduling. This class is intended for property managers associated with homeowner associations,...

Learn how to install drip irrigation tubing from your faucet or how to convert an existing zone to drip. Drip irrigation is the most efficient irrigation method and essential to sustainable landscapes. Drip irrigation for foundation watering will also be covered.  Dotty Woodson, Water Resources Extension Program Specialist with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, will be the speaker...

Presenters Dustan Compton, Arlington's conservation program coordinator, and ACC board president Danny Kocurek will explain how to hook up that nice rain barrel you made or bought, how to use it when it gets full, how to deal with common problems like overfill and how to scale it up.

They will demonstrate a 55-gallon rain barrel, a 600-gallon homemade approach and a 3,000-gallon...

Learn about wildfires and their importance to the prairie. Lucas Fire Department will have fire trucks on hand for kids to check out. See how to be firewise around your home to keep it safe from wildfires. Meet the BPRC raptors. $3-$5.