Nov 6 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.

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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Dallas College: 10th Annual Sustainability Summit - Online

Nov 6 2020 - 8:30am to 5:00pm
Online TX

Theme: Resilience for the next 50 years

Keynote: “In the pursuit of resiliency: sustainability and social justice for all"
By Charles Hopkins, UNESCO Chair in Reorienting Education Toward Sustainability

Breakout Session Tracks

• Facilities Management

•Resilience: Adapting and Thriving After a Crisis

•Resource and Energy Efficiency in Your Home

•Sustainability in Your Business

•Teaching Sustainability

Details

•Sessions are 50 minutes. (35 minutes for presentation, 15 minutes for Q&A)

•All presentations will be virtual via WebEx. 

•If your presentation is selected, you will receive detailed information on computer/video/audio requirements.

•Email notifications will be sent the last week of August.


If you have any questions, please contact Lori Delacruz Lewis, [email protected]

Deadline for submissions is Aug. 12.

Submit Your Proposal

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Texas A&M Forest Service: Texas Women in the Woods - Online

Nov 6 2020 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Online TX

Texas A&M Forest Service is hosting its first-ever Texas Women in the Woods Workshop for women landowners throughout the state. This free workshop will feature knowledgeable speakers discussing topics such as forest management, forestland financial considerations, and wildlife management. Whether you are actively managing your property and are looking for new insights or a prospective landowner looking at taking over or purchasing a property, there will certainly be something for you to learn and take away from this meeting.