Mar 20 2021

Lights Out Texas: Statewide (March 1-June 15)

Mar 1 2021 - 11:00pm to Jun 15 2021 - 6:00am

Lights Out Texas launched last spring, led by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. The program encourages homeowners, building managers and businesses to turn out outdoor lights from March 1 to June 15  from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. during the spring bird migration in Texas. Turning off interior lights or closing drapes and shutters will also help to reduce light pollution. The peak migration window is between April 19 to May 7.


Poston Gardens: Tulipalooza - Waxahachie (March 19-28)

Mar 19 2021 - 10:00am to Mar 28 2021 - 7:00pm
Waxahachie Civic Center
2000 Civic Center Lane
Waxahachie , TX

Spring festival and fundraiser hosted by Poston Gardens featuring more than 250,000 blooming tulips. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

$20 adults and $5 for children on the weekends. Weekday ticket prices are $15 for adults and $5 for children. On Senior Admission Day, March 23, seniors will be admitted for $12. Additionally, for picking tulips from the designated pick-you-own area, the cost is $2 per tulip.

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City of Fort Worth: Cowtown Cleanup - Fort Worth

Mar 20 2021 - 8:00am to 11:00am
Citywide Fort Worth , TX

Join Keep Fort Worth Beautiful and thousands of volunteers across the city for the 36th Annual Cowtown Great American Cleanup, our largest annual litter cleanup and beautification event. Every year, schools, churches, businesses and individuals pick up litter from parks, streets, creeks and other public areas. KFWB provides all volunteers with gloves and trash bags. T-shirts are provided to the first 5,000 registrants. We request that all participants adhere to COVID-19 safety guidelines - keep your volunteer groups small, wear masks and social distance!

Registration opens Feb. 15, 2021.

City of Plano: Fix a Leak Workshop - Online

Mar 20 2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Online TX

The average household's leaks can account for more than 10,000 gallons of water wasted every year. Most leaks are usually easy to fix, requiring only a few tools and hardware that pay for themselves in water savings. Correcting household leaks can save homeowners around 10 percent on their water bills. We will walk you through basic indoor leak detection, maintenance and City of Plano resources.


Dando Poetry: Authors of 'Eco-Poetry From The Texas Gulf Coast' - Zoom

Mar 20 2021 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Zoom TX

This month's episode of the Dando poetry series will be focusing on our relationship with water — its life-giving properties; its spiritual meaning; its misuse; its commercialization and use in extraction processes; its importance in our eco-systems.

The featured poets will be Katie Hoerth (editor) and other contributing writers whose work is published in the recently-released anthology Odes And Elegies: Eco-Poetry From The Texas Gulf Coast.

Presenting poets:

Loretta Diane Walker

Maria Miranda Maloney

Steven Schneider

Laurence Musgrove

Wendy Barker

Robin Davidson

as well as

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Terrius Harris