Mar 23 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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Dallas College's Sustainable U: Walkability and Equity in Dallas: Neighborhood Infrastructure in My Backyard - Online

Mar 23 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online TX

Learn the results of this SMU research project on infrastructure equity that connected DISD students with SMU graduate student researchers. The DISD students compared their own neighborhoods to other areas in Dallas. They used Geographic Information Systems (GIS) tools called StoryMap and Survey123 to evaluate infrastructure, join research and communicate their research results and conclusions. The geospatial education curriculum developed by SMU emphasized community-driven data collection.