May 25 2021
Lights Out Texas: Statewide (March 1-June 15)
Lights Out Texas: Bird Survey - Dallas (April 1-May 27)
Texas Conservation Alliance and Perot Museum seek volunteers to help conduct bird survey for Lights Out Texas program. They will be surveying for 50 mornings from 6-8 a.m. focusing on a 10-building route to document bird deaths during spring migration due to building collesions.
PARKING: Enter the Perot Special Event/Permit Parking Lot by way of Field & River Streets. Push the intercom button at the gate and let security know you are there for Lights Out. They will admit you.
WALK: We'll walk between 3-6 miles at a leisurely pace – comfortable shoes are recommended.
CLOTHING: Light-colored clothing is a good idea for high visibility. You will be crossing many streets on foot.
RESTROOMS: Available sporadically along the survey route
• A flashlight or headlamp helps you see birds pre-dawn.
• A camera phone, with the iNaturalist app https://www.inaturalist.org/ downloaded, helps you document your findings but is not required.
Fort Worth Botanic Garden/BRIT: Sean Kenney’s Nature Connects - Fort Worth (May 6-Aug. 6)
Be amazed this summer at the award-winning exhibition by artist Sean Kenney. Kenney uses simple toy blocks to craft plants and animals, birds and insects, playing with our idea of scale and inviting a sense of wonder.
Free with admission.
Native Prairies Association of Texas: Prairie Bird-a-Thon - Online (May 13-June 14)
Support threatened bird populations and the habitat preservation work of NPAT. Just pledge a selected amount to donate per number of birds counted over a four week period. Pledges can be made from May 13 through June 14.