Jun 2 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.

 

Fort Worth Botanic Garden/BRIT: Sean Kenney’s Nature Connects - Fort Worth (May 6-Aug. 6)

May 6 2021 - 8:00am to Aug 1 2021 - 6:00pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd
Fort Worth , TX

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)

May 13 2021 - 7:00am to Jun 14 2021 - 11:45pm
Online TX

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.

Dallas College: Ecosystem Restoration - Online

Jun 2 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Online TX

Part of the Sustainability U Series

We have the power and knowledge to reverse ecosystem degradation. We’ll explore the ecosystems where we live: Functioning urban ecosystems help clean our air and water, cool urban heat islands, shield us from hazards, provide opportunities for rest and play, and host a surprising amount of biodiversity.

Presenter: Lori Delacruz Lewis, assistant director of sustainability for education at Dallas College.

Info: [email protected]

Arlington Conservation Council: Dallas Comprehensive Environmental & Climate Action Plan - Zoom

Jun 2 2021 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Zoom TX

On May 27, 2020, Dallas city leaders adopted the climate action plan to meet a commitment to the goals of the 2017 Paris Climate Agreement. Ms. Alvarez will provide a brief overview of the plan, the important roles that the community played in its development and implementation, and lessons learned.

Susan Alvarez, PE, CFM, is assistant director of the Dallas Office of Environmental Quality & Sustainability. She has a bachelor of science in civil engineering with a minor in geology from Rice University and postgraduate work in water resources. A Registered Professional Engineer in Texas and five other western states and a Certified Floodplain Manager and Master Naturalist in Texas, she brings over 40 years’ experience in civil and environmental planning, engineering and management for municipal, tribal, state and federal governments. She is currently focused on implementing Dallas' climate action plan, the Urban Forest Master Plan, the city’s participation in the City Business Climate Alliance and related efforts.

Join the Zoom meeting on the link below.

https://zoom.us/j/93763883344

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