Jan 9 2020

Texas Master Naturalist Blackland Prairie Chapter: Texas Master Naturalist Training - McKinney (Registration Deadline Jan. 15)

Dec 10 2019 - 7:00am to Jan 15 2020 - 5:00pm

Would you rescue a milkweed ?If the answer is yes, you just might be a Texas Master Naturalist!  

As a trained and certified Texas Master Naturalist you would be dedicated to the conservation, preservation, and restoration of Texas natural resources including native milkweed plants. 

The 2020 training class, sponsored by the Blackland Prairie Chapter of Texas Master Naturalist based in McKinney, begins in February 2020.  Completed applications will be accepted until January 15, 2020.  Learn more about why you might be a Texas Master Naturalist. 

Info: [email protected]

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City of Arlington: Leaf Recycling (Thru Feb. 21) - Arlington

Jan 1 2020 - 8:00am to Feb 21 2020 - 5:00pm
Four Collection Drop-Off Sites (See above) Arlington , TX

Beginning November 21, 2019 through February 21, 2020 Arlington residents may bring bagged leaves to one of four collection sites for free leaf recycling.

    •    Arlington Landfill - 800 Mosier Valley Rd.

    •    U.T.A. baseball parking lot on Mitchell Street east of Fielder Rd. - No contractors

    •    Bowman Springs Park - 7003 Poly Webb Rd. - No contractors

    •    S.J. Stovall Park - 2800 W. Sublett Rd. - No contractors

In an effort to improve the environment and our community, this service is provided by the City of Arlington for Arlington residents only.


    •    NO Contractors

    •    NO Trash or Tree Limbs

    •    NO Illegal Dumping

During the dates listed above, contractors may bring leaves to the Arlington Landfill free of charge. For information call 817-354-2300. Contractors are not allowed to drop off leaves at the other sites.

Solar United Neighbors: Dallas County Solar Co-op Info Session - Dallas

Jan 9 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Anita Martinez Recreation Center
3212 N Winnetka Ave
Dallas , TX

Learn about solar energy, and how our nonprofit co-op model simplifies the process of going solar on your home or small business.

Solar United Neighbors makes it easy to go solar and save. Join us for a free meetup to learn about solar technology, and how going solar can save you money. Our solar co-ops have helped thousands of people save money by leveraging the power of group purchasing, and our independent experts can teach you everything you need to know to decide whether solar is right for you.

*If you require special accommodation to attend and participate in this event, please message us directly as soon as possible at [email protected].  We cannot guarantee that we'll be able to accommodate, but we'll do our best!

Fort Worth Audubon Society: Bird Migration in North Texas - Fort Worth

Jan 9 2020 - 7:30pm
UNT Health Science Center
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd Research and Education Bldg, Beyer Hall, Rm 100
Fort Worth , TX

Speaker: Charley Amos

Charley is a Cross Timbers Master Naturalist, who has been birding over 30 years and has attracted over 90 species of birds to his yard, which he describes as "constantly alive with action," from not only birds, but mammals, reptiles and insects as well. Charley travels extensively; always tracking that infrequently seen bird in nature, while visiting other wildlife along the way. Charley is past president of the Fort Worth Audubon Society, and as a guide for hikes featuring bird spotting and identification, he's in demand statewide. He also volunteers at River Legacy Living Science Center in Arlington and Oliver Nature Park in Mansfield, where he leads nature walks for both children and adults. He has been a valued guide at Walk on the Wild. Side at Veteran's Park, where school children are invited to come and commune with nature.

Info: Michael Francis, [email protected]

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