Jul 10 2021

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.

City of Fort Worth: Environmental Excellence Awards Call for Entries - Deadline Extended

Jul 8 2021 - 7:00am to Sep 17 2021 - 5:00pm

Deadline extended to Sept. 17, 2021

The City of Fort Worth has issued a call for entries for the 2021 Environmental Excellence Awards.

Innovation Awards will be presented in the areas of:

    •    Water Use & Process Improvement

    •    Water Conservation

    •    Stormwater 

    •    Air Quality

    •    Land Redevelopment

    •    Solid Waste Reduction & Recycling

Recognition Awards include:

    •    Fort Worth Friendly Landscapes

    •    SmartWater Award

See website link below for details, eligibility requirements and application.

The awards will be handed out during a luncheon ceremony Wednesday, Nov. 3, at River Ranch Stockyards, 500 N.E. 23rd St., Fort Worth

Info: [email protected] for more information

North Texas Renewable Energy Group: Passive Design in North Texas with Gary Olp - Zoom

Jul 10 2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Zoom TX

"Passive Design in North Texas:" The Challenges and Opportunities to Get from Here to a Fossil-free Future.

Presenter: Gary Olp, Principal, GGO Architects

See website for details and access.

North Texas Cactus and Succulent Society: Illegal Poaching of Succulents in Namaqualand - Zoom

Jul 10 2021 - 12:00pm
Zoom TX

The popularity of cacti and succulents, their availability online, and their increased monetary value have critically endangered their populations in the wild. The conservation of these unique plants and their habitats is of critical concern. Please join us as Karel Di Toit. a noted expert, explores the problems and possible solutions of poaching that affect our hobby, our community, and the global environment.

Free.