Jan 12 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.

Trinity Coalition: Explore the Trinity Trail by Bicycle - Dallas

Jan 12 2020 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Trinity Trails Gateway Park South Observation Deck
GPS 32°45'06.8"N 97°16'58.8"W. Or you can Google Trinity Trails Gateway Park South Observation Deck
Dallas , TX

Explore the Trinity trail that runs along the Trinity River from Beach Street to Handley Ederville Dam and back. This ride is about 12 miles of easy paved trails that run through the woods of Gateway Park and Quanah Parker Park. We will view the Trinity River and check out Hidden Dam and Handley Ederville.  Bring a lunch and come to enjoy the scenery. All skill levels welcome.

Dallas Sierra Club: Film Screening 'Climate Change Across America' - Zoom

Jan 12 2020 - 7:00pm
Zoom TX

Please join us as we screen the film, Climate Change Across America - Inglorious Events, a film by Bruce Melton from the Climate Change Now Initiative. The film was nominated for an Austin Indie Film Festival award in 2019.

Zoom log-in info available at 6:45 p.m. on Dallas Sierra Club website.