Topic: Water

 Dr. Laura Gough, Department of Biology at UTA, will speak discuss her research, the influence of global warming and climate change. 

Learn how to install, use and maintain a rain barrel or ask questions you may have. Free. To pre-order a rain barrel, click here to

Learn basic birding techniques on this guided hike where participants can see up to 30-plus species. Bring binoculars, field guides, sunscreen and insect repellent. Wear long pants, closed-toed shoes. All ages welcome. Free.

The 2014 Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Awards are presented by the Memnosyne Institute to recognize people and groups in the DFW area for their exceptional leadership in the enhancement and protection of the environment. There are five categories:

  • Grass Roots Non-Profit Group or...

Patrick Dickinson, a turf specialist with the Urban Water Program at Texas A&M AgriLife Research in Dallas, will teach you how to care for your lawn like an expert. Subjects covered will include basic care for your lawn, common turf problems and how to water efficiently.

Also, there will be drawings to win bags of Green...

Learn about different plant and animal species on an interpretive kayak paddle around the lake. Participants must bring their own kayak. The specific meeting location will be determined at a later time. Event is free with $7 admission. Info: or 940-637-2294.

FW Sierra Club member Nancy McVean will share pictures and her travel experiences from a recent trip to Iceland during Spring Break 2013. 

Dallas City Council hosts a public hearing on the gas drilling ordinance before its final vote on it. 

Environmental groups are urging residents to attend this hearing to ensure a strong ordinance is passed.

Contact Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and the Dallas City Council :