Topic: Water

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 :

Join the Greater Fort Worth Sierra Club at this informal get-together.

Learn about creating change through your investments. Jason Smith III of Edward Jone will be available to answer your questions on how to invest green. In addition, a representative from the Sierra Club will discuss the Fort Worth Plastic Bag Ban.

Happy Hour & appetizers. Admission donation: new unwrapped toys. Info: Joan Meeks @ 817-300-6958.

Light snacks will be provided. If you like, bring your own re-usable cup. Anyone who is interested in attending the Fort Worth Interfaith Power & Light planning meeting is welcome to arrive early at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Thousands of miles away from civilization, Midway Atoll is in one of the most remote places on earth. And yet its become ground zero for The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, syphoning plastics from three distant continents. In this independent documentary film, journalist/filmmaker Angela Sun travels on a personal journey of discovery to uncover this mysterious phenomenon. Along the way she...

Cruise Lake Lewisville on The Chamonix II. Help judge the "Twinkle Light Boat Parade. Enjoy dinner featuring locally sourced meats and produce. Drinks provided by Lakewood Brewing Co. Benefits Connemara Connservancy. $50.  Info: Sandra Greenway, 469-200-4085 ext 101.

UPDATE: The event has been moved from Dec. 7 to Dec. 14 due to inclement weather predictions....

A concert benefitting Groundwork Dallas. Food, drinks, door prizes, raffle and live music from the Killdares. $25. 

A comprehensive update on trails along the river, new access points, Balanced Vision Plan lakes and features, soccer fields, flood risk reduction measures, new wetland habitat, parks new PGA golf course, the horse park and roads and much more. There will be time after the presentation for audience questions. 

Jill Jordan
Assistant Manager for the City of...