Per Dallas Sierra Club:
Oct 24 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.
Native Prairies Association of Texas, Blackland Chapter: Talbot Brothers Prairie Work Day - Bowie County
We wanted to invite you to a prairie work day at the Talbot Brothers Prairie in northeast Texas. The prairie is located in Bowie County near the town of New Boston. This special work day will involve collecting seeds from the prairie to plant in areas that were disturbed during the fence project. Come check out NPAT's newest prairie! Of course, social distancing and masks will be required. More info on the website link below.
RSVP: Kirsti Harms at [email protected].
Texas Conservation Alliance: Annual Meeting - Online
Announcing the annual meeting of Texas Conservation Alliance. This year we have gone virtual, so it is easy to dial in from wherever you are and join via Zoom or call in. Learn the latest in TCA news and get updates from our program leaders in the field. Hear the most recent developments on state river damming and reservoir initiatives, happenings at the Neches River National Wildlife Refuge, state paddling trail projects, and logging policy in Texas’ national forests. Get a preview of our 2021 calendar of events across the state in celebration of TCA’s upcoming 50th anniversary.
Native Plant Society of Texas, North Central TX Chapter: Fall Native Plant Sale - Arlington
Shop for a variety of native plants grown by NPSOT members.
Registration and face masks required to enter plant sale area. Only 15 shoppers allowed in sale area at a time. Each person must have a reserved time slot. No children or pets in sale area.
See website below for details and registration link.
Trinity Haymarket: Garden Alchemy Making compost gold from kitchen scraps - Dallas
Instructor Gail Abbot spent her long career teaching public school children and orchestra string classes. Attempts at growing a garden took off in 1999 with a 400 square foot garden with the assistance of neighborhood children. When her husband became seriously ill in 2003, Gail transformed her gardens into edible gardens in order to grow fresh food. In 2020 she launched her new business, Edible Home Garden Setups. Cost is $10 per person and tickets can be purchased in advance at website link below or call Trinity Haymarket at 214 202-2163 to register for the 90 minute class.