Oct 28 2021

North Texas Community Cleanup Challenge - DFW (Thru Oct. 31)

Sep 1 2021 - 8:00am to Oct 31 2021 - 5:00pm

The North Texas Community Cleanup Challenge is a friendly competition among North Texas communities to see who can pick up the most litter per resident from Sept. 1 through Oct. 31, 2021. Communities, churches, boy scouts, girl scouts, companies, activists, or just ordinary citizens can organize litter cleanup events or simply log existing events and efforts as they occur. At the end of the contest, the community with the most litter cleaned up per resident will recieve the North Texas Community Cleanup award that they can proudly display in their city hall. Each year the trophy will move from community to community, each adding their name to the legacy of litter cleanup efforts.

North Central Texas Council of Governments: High-Speed Transportation Open Houses - DFW

Oct 12 2021 - 5:00pm to Oct 30 2021 - 2:00pm
See website link for locations TX

The North Central Texas Council of Governments will hold a series of in-person open houses throughout the region, in October, to highlight the Dallas-Fort Worth High-Speed Transportation Connections Study’s purpose as well as the Phase 1 recommendations of the project.

The first open house is scheduled for 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12 at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie. Open houses are also scheduled for 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19 at Southside Preservation Hall in Fort Worth; 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26 at Mercy Street in West Dallas; and 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 at Globe Life Field in Arlington. Large venues have been chosen to allow for adequate social distancing.

See website link below for details and locations.

Women in the Environment: Women Who Followed Their Passion - Farmers Branch

Oct 28 2021 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Dallas College Brookhaven Campus
3939 Valley View Lane
Farmers Branch , TX

Enjoy an engaging panel presentation by women who have followed their “green” passions. Learn how these influential women became change agents and champions of the environmental and sustainability movement in the DFW area.

Speakers: Meghna Tare, UT Arlington’s first Chief Sustainability Officer; Olinka Green, community organizer; Yolanda Bluehorse, co-founder of the Society of Native Nations in Texas; Tamara Cook, a senior sustainability manager; Pharr Andrews, Senior Climate Coordinator for the City of Dallas; Marsha Jackson, infamous Shingle Mountain activist; Evelyn Mayo, chair of Downwinders at Risk.


More info on website link below.

Green Source DFW is a media sponsor.

Green Source On the Air: Spooky Tales from the Trail - Zoom

Oct 28 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:15pm
Zoom TX

Read the Green Source ArticleOur Halloween-themed episode. Bone chilling stories by members of the Dallas Sierra Club. Plus the Tarantula Queen Leah Patton and Bill Freiheit talk about native Texas tarantulas and their reintroduction project.

City of Fort Worth: Open Space Program Meeting - Online

Oct 28 2021 - 6:00pm
Webex TX

Get up to date on the progress being made by the city’s Open Space program during a virtual public meeting at 6 p.m. Oct. 28.

The purpose of the Open Space Conservation Program is to conserve high-quality natural areas as the city grows to provide environmental benefits and recreational opportunities that support economic development and enhance the livability and desirability of Fort Worth.

During the virtual meeting, the Open Space team will discuss the prioritization tool and program recommendations developed with the help of the Trust for Public Land.

The meeting will be conducted via Webex. More info and link to join at website link below.