Oct 31 2020

ACTION ALERT! Dallas Sierra Club: Stop W.Texas Nuke Waste Dump Expansion - COMMENT

Jul 24 2020 - 7:00am to Nov 3 2020 - 5:00pm

Per Dallas Sierra Club:

Before Nov. 3 (pushed back from July 29!), comment on the latest Interim Storage Partners proposal to ship high level nuclear waste to their "temporary" facility in Andrews County TX. See complete docket which links to place for online comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement. Use Docket ID, NRC-2016- 0231. Modify and send a letter composed by Austin-based NoNuclearWaste.org. UPDATE: The NRC site is being redesigned so you will be redirected to what they're calling the regulations "beta site." Until Oct. 31, use this link to comment. Use Docket ID, NRC-2016-0231. If you have any questions about submitting your comment, contact the NRC support desk at 877-378-5457.

Texas Parks & Wildlife Department: Community Outdoor Outreach Program Grant Application (Deadline Nov. 6)

Aug 11 2020 - 8:00am to Nov 6 2020 - 5:00pm

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/business/grants/recreation-grants/community-outdoor-outreach-program-co-op-grants.  

Info: [email protected] or call (512) 389-8224.

Cara Mía Theatre: Becoming a Light Unto Yourself & Others - Online (Oct. 26-Nov. 5)

Oct 26 2020 - 6:30pm to Nov 5 2020 - 8:30pm
Online TX

Facilitator Ernest McMillan and a selection of featured guests from Dallas will guide participants through tools to explore essential inner resources and engage in deep conversations to navigate through adversities and hardships caused by our internal storms, the pandemic, and social justice movements.

For participants of all disciplines.

A 5-class pass allows participants to access the Becoming a Light Unto Yourself and Others series at a cheaper price than purchasing individual classes separately. 

Class Pass pricing ranges from $50-125 allowing this pass financially accessible to all people.

Info: Ernest McMillan, [email protected]


Texas Trees Foundation: Tree Giveaway - Dallas

Oct 31 2020 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Dallas College Richland Campus
12800 Abrams Rd Lot C
Dallas , TX

Texas Trees Foundation, a Dallas-based urban forestry nonprofit organization, will partner with the Arbor Day Foundation and International Paper to distribute 500 free trees at Richland College as part of its recovery efforts due to the October 2019 tornado. This tree giveaway will provide 500 trees to plant throughout residential areas affected by the tornado which destroyed up to 3,500 trees and damaged 1,500.

While following Covid-19 safety guidelines, residents who pre-register through Texas Trees Foundation’s website (link below) will pick up their new tree in an organized drive-through while also receiving a bag of mulch and planting instructions.

Info: Josh Wilbanks, [email protected] or  682-305-0417 x108