Nov 5 2020

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:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4529400076455690253

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]

 

U.S. Fish & Wildlife: Monthly Bird Walk - SIGN UP!

Nov 4 2020 - 8:45am to Dec 31 2020 - 9:45am
DFW locations TBA TX

Join a USFWS Bird Walk for naturalists of all ages who want hands-on education about North Texas birds. 

The birders will meet on Fridays or Saturdays at 8:45 a.m. and begin walking at 9 a.m.. We will be birding for about an hour. Locations will be in DFW, and emailed out prior to meeting. Small groups or families can also bird by appointment. 

Children 18 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. All participants must wear a mask. We will be social distancing. Bring water and snacks, if needed. 

Bring bug spray, sunscreen, and a pencil if you would like. We will provide some binoculars, but if you have your own that’s great! A smartphone or camera is also very useful for birding. 

To sign up: Email Sydney at [email protected] Include the number of participants and the names of adults. 

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