Topic: Water

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: Danielle.Bradley@tpwd.texas.gov 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 : http://www.texasenvironment.org/CustomMessageOnly_TargetTemplate_choices.cfm?ttid=35

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...