Jul 15 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: wpe@fortworthtexas.gov for more information

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center: Texas Aquatic Science - Seagoville

Jul 15 2021 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
655 Martin Lane
Seagoville , TX

Texas Aquatic Science is a comprehensive aquatic science curriculum for middle school and high school students. This workshop is designed to introduce the curriculum along with the curriculum of the Wetland Center and how to best use the activities and supplemental materials for an enhanced experience.

Aspects of the curriculum that make it perfect for classroom settings:

    •    Written for middle school and high school students

    •    Designed to help teachers make students aware of the importance of water to life, aquatic ecosystems and what we must do to conserve water and aquatic life

    •    Hands-on classroom and field activities

    •    Science investigations, games, models, internet projects

    •    Lessons embed higher order thinking skills, provide depth and complexity of learning, and engage students in many contexts and methods

    •    All activities are aligned with Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for sixth through eighth grade and for Aquatic Science and Environmental Science courses for high school.

Registration deadline: June 9.

Preregistration Fee: $15

Women in the Environment: Successful Women in Environmental Careers (Georgeann Moss) - Dallas

Jul 15 2021 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Dallas College
Mountain View Campus 4849 W Illinois Ave, W38
Dallas , TX

Spotlight on Successful Women in the Environmental Career Field

Speaker: Georgeann Moss, Sustainability Director at Dallas College.

Cost: $15.