Nate Downey is author of “Harvest the Rain: How to Enrich Your Life by Seeing Every Storm as a Resource”. He is an expert in both passive and active water harvesting systems as well as wastewater harvesting and community water harvesting techniques.
For over a decade, Downey has spoken, taught and written about permaculture practices...
Free screening of Gasland Part II with appearance by the director Josh Fox. Donations of any amount to help offset expenses are welcomed. Special appearances by Gasland stars Deborah Rogers, Calvin Tillman and Steven Lipsky.
In this explosive follow-up to his Oscar-nominated film Gasland...
The North Texas Corporate Recycling Association's annual awards luncheon, honoring green advocates and professionals in North Texas. $75/ members; $45/members. Brief tour of the Arboretum @ 11 a.m.
The Dallas CPC will hold a workshop on the proposed gas drilling ordinance in the morning and host a public hearing in the afternoon.
The march, held in conjunction with world-wide marches, protests the maker of GMO seeds. Starts at Dallas City Hall and proceeds down Young Street past the OmniHotel and the Dallas Morning News and Belo/WFAA admin. offices.
Screening and discussion of Robert Redford's film, Watershed, exploring a new water ethic for the new west. Free. RSVP: 817-860-6752.
Yardwise 3: Enjoy a colorful armchair tour of the best plant, shrub and tree selections for our area. Afterwards, stroll through the teaching garden while learn about appropriate care. Free.
Yardwise 2: Learn about water-saving practices for the landscape, and how to incorporate design principles emphasizing the use of native and adapted plants. $5-$9.
The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission has been active over the past decade in working to restore glades, prairies, open woodlands, savannas and other historically open habitats on appropriate sites throughout its system of natural areas. Theo Witsell will present the commission’s successful management strategies in restoring some of Arkansas’ most beautiful landscape. Free.