Jan 11 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.

North Texas Renewable Energy Group: Tour of Lady Bird Johnson Middle School Campus - Irving

Jan 11 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Lady Bird Johnson Middle School
3601 West Pioneer Drive
Irving , TX

Tour the Lady Bird Johnson Middle School, the first net zero school in Texas, the first net zero middle school in America, and the largest net zero public school in America. Solar panels, wind turbines, and many efficiency measures combine to provide students and faculty with a campus that generates as much energy as it consumes each year.

Arlington Conservation Council: Annual Business Meeting and Potluck Brunch - Arlington

Jan 11 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
The Montessori Academy
3428 W Arkansas Lane
Arlington , TX

Lake Mineral Wells State Park: Bird Walk on the Trailway - Mineral Wells

Jan 11 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
100 Park Road 71
Mineral Wells , TX

Park Ranger will lead a birding walk on the State Trailway. Walk begins at the Weatherford Trail head, located on the eastern end, near Cartwright Park in Weatherford. (193 Cartwright Park Road.)

See birds in open prairie, post oak-blackjack oak woodlands and lake shore. Binoculars will be on hand to loan to those without.  

The hike is limited to 15 people. Make reservations at 940-328-1171 ext 222.