Per Dallas Sierra Club:
Oct 21 2020
ACTION ALERT! Dallas Sierra Club: Stop W.Texas Nuke Waste Dump Expansion - COMMENT
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department: Community Outdoor Outreach Program Grant Application (Deadline Nov. 6)
The Community Outdoor Outreach Program (CO-OP) is now accepting applications for outdoor education programming. CO-OP grants provide funding to tax-exempt organizations for programming that engages under-represented populations in TPWD mission-oriented outdoor recreation, conservation and environmental education activities. Grant awards range between $5,000 - $30,000 for eligible activities that take place between March 1, 2021 – Sept. 1, 2022. This is NOT a construction grant and funds can support personnel, training, transportation, food, program fees and supplies.
Recreation Grants staff will host a CO-OP Grant Writing Webinar on Tuesday, Sept.15 at 9 a.m. This online webinar will discuss grant program requirements, provide an overview of the application process, review the newly modified scoring criteria and answer questions from applicants. The webinar will be recorded so those unable to attend the live streaming can view the recorded webinar once available. Click the link below to register for the upcoming CO-OP Grant Writing Webinar:
Applications are available now via the RGO 2020 system and the deadline is Nov. 6, 2020 at 5:00 PM CST. Grant awards will be announced on March 1, 2021.
For more information and to apply, please visit:https://tpwd.texas.gov/
Info: [email protected] or call (512) 389-8224.
Texas Conservation Alliance: Lights Out Texas (Sept. 5-Oct. 29)
VOTE! Texas Early Voting Oct. 13-30
Early voting in Texas is Oct.13-30. See website link below for more info.
Liveable Arlington: 'The Story of Plastic' - Online (Oct. 17-Oct. 28)
Liveable Arlington is offering a free screening of The Story of Plastic (viewed at your convenience) followed by a conversation on Oct 28th from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. CDT.
Learn how the mass production of single-use plastic has put us in the biggest environmental crisis in history.
Native Plant Society of Texas: 40th Anniversary Virtual Celebration - Online (Oct 18-24)
iNaturalist Bioblitz all week
Annual membership meeting
Free. But you need to register for each of the speaker/events you’d like to “attend” over Zoom, but most speakers are letting us livestream to our state YouTube channel if we reach our Zoom maximum. Click on each speaker’s calendar event for descriptions and the registration button at the bottom.
Greater Fort Worth Sierra Club: Tackling Climate Change Addressing Methane Pollution - Zoom
Join Emma Pabst with Environment Texas on a journey to and from Texas’ oil and gas fields, where dangerous chemicals are pumped out of the ground, into the air, and shipped through vast networks of pipelines to fuel polluting petrochemical facilities across the state.
We’ll take a deep dive into the natural gas being produced in Tarrant county and the Permian Basin, exploring why it’s dangerous, and what we can do about it.
Topic: Tackling Climate Change: Addressing Methane Pollution
Time: Oct 21, 2020 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 898 2480 9323