January 17, 2022

Native Plant Society of Texas, Dallas Chapter: Texas Nature and Environmental Centers - Zoom

Jan 17 2022 - 7:00pm
Zoom TX

Dan Moulton with the Dallas Sierra Club presents Texas Nature and Environmental Centers. Learn about nature and environmental centers all over Texas. This talk will help you plan a visit to one of these centers where you can learn more about the environment you live in. Centers in the DFW metroplex area will be highlighted.

6:30 p.m. for social time, 7 p.m. for quick announcements, then our program.  

Join on the website link below.

Info: [email protected]

January 19, 2022

Arlington Conservation Council: Vote on ACC Priorities, Board Members - Zoom

Jan 19 2022 - 7:00pm
Zoom TX

Hear park presentations, accomplishments, and vote on ACC priorities and board members.

Join: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88330072379

January 22, 2022

Trinity Haymarket: Beekeeping Seminar - Dallas

Jan 22 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Trinity Haymarket
1715 Market Center Blvd
Dallas , TX

This class covers the general knowledge that beekeepers need in order to succeed in starting their first hive. The 3-hour class lecture includes: Safety practices, identifying different casts of honey bees, basic honeybee biology, hive equipment, how to set up an apiary and order bees, pests and diseases, the products of the hive and honey production and honey tasting.

Register: beegirl.biz.

Cost: $40.

Info: 214-202-2163

Friends of LLELA: Making Way for Wildlife - Lewisville

Jan 22 2022 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Thrive
1950 S. Valley Parkway
Lewisville , TX

Friends of LLELA present Making Way for Wildlife.

Keynote Speaker: Ben Jones, Texas Conservation Alliance, with “How to Certify your Backyard with the National Wildlife Federation.” Other sessions include: “Attracting the ‘Wild’ to your backyard with food, water and nesting,” “Native Wildscaping,” and a “Guided walking tour of THRIVE.”

Cost: $30 (includes boxed lunch and snacks). Benefits Friends of LLELA. 

Register on website link below.

January 26, 2022

EPA Region 6: Implementing Sustainable Food Options on Campus - Webinar

Jan 26 2022 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Online TX

Presenter: Dr. Jan Stoop, Associate Professor of Applied Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Erasmus University Rotterdam is implementing more sustainable food choices on campus. In five steps, we will learn how they successfully changed their catering service default option to vegan. We hope you can attend this live discussion and Q&A.

Join on the website link below.

Info: [email protected]

Keep Grapevine Beautiful: The Pesticide Dilemma - Zoom

Jan 26 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Zoom TX

What is a pesticide? What are the benefits and problems of pesticide use? At this month's ECO Talk, you'll get answers to these questions and more. Experts will discuss the risks of pesticides to human health, some alternatives to pesticides along with regulations that exist. The Dallas Sierra Club will present.

Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_M6KlGY61Qq2qphV8RSWpxw

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86215253084

Info: indy Harris, [email protected]

January 27, 2022

Dallas 2030 District: Programs and Incentives for Commercial Real Estate Facilities - Online 

Jan 27 2022 - 8:00am to 9:15am
Online TX

Join the Dallas 2030 District in collaboration with the North Central Texas Council of Governments, ONCOR and the Texas Pace Authority for a session on available programs for commercial real estate facilities.

In this session, we will be discussing programs offered by our community members that will help building owners and managers to achieve the 2030 goals through current incentives, low to no cost programs and other resources.

Details on website link below.

$10.

January 29, 2022

Triniy Haymarket: Raising Backyard Chickens - Dallas

Jan 29 2022 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
Trinity Haymarket
1715 Market Center Blvd
Dallas , TX

This class covers the basics of setting up your location of coop and what you need to know about raising chickens. Topics will include: the biology and evolution of the hen, housing concerns, location of coop, nutrition, necessary supplies, pest and predator issues, weather prevention and recommended breeds for backyard chickens.

Cost: $10 per person or $15 per couple.

Register: 214-202-2163

February 25, 2022

Fort Worth Botanic Garden/BRIT: Butterflies in the Garden - Fort Worth

Feb 25 2022 - 10:00am to Apr 10 2022 - 4:00pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd
Fort Worth , TX

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden hosts the largest exhibit of live, exotic butterflies in north central Texas with the Butterflies in the Garden exhibit in the Fort Worth Botanic Garden’s Rainforest Conservatory.

Cost: Tickets for timed entrance are currently for sale online. Admission is $12 for ages 16-64; $10 for seniors (65+); $8 for ages 6-15; and free for children under five.

For those who want to visit both the Garden and the butterfly exhibit, the price is $18 for adults and seniors and $10 for children. 

School groups of 20 or more may purchase tickets in advance for $8 per person. FWBG|BRIT members receive a discounted price of $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, and $6 for children.