Feb 14 2022

EPA: Draft Strategy to Reduce Lead Exposures and Disparities in U.S. Communities - Public Comment (Thru March 16)

Feb 1 2022 - 7:00am to Mar 16 2022 - 11:45pm
Online TX

On October 28, 2021, EPA released the draft Strategy to Reduce Lead Exposures and Disparities in U.S. Communities (Lead Strategy) for public comment. The agency is seeking input from communities affected by lead contamination through virtual workshops nationwide. 

EPA’s Lead Strategy will utilize the full suite of EPA authorities, expertise, and resources to reduce lead exposure. It outlines three significant ways the agency can reduce lead exposure in overburdened communities.

The EPA has extended the public comment period until March 16, 2022.

More info on website link below.

City of Dallas: DeLoach Urban Agriculture Center - Online

Feb 14 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online TX

Learn about the DeLoach Urban Agriculture Center and its mission to promote urban agriculture and fight food insecurity from executive Directer of the FAWS Conservatory of Arts and Science, Coy Poitier.  

Native Prairies Association of Texas, Fort Worth Chapter: Benbrook Lake Environmentally Sensitive Area - Solace Filled Hikes Through the Prairie - Zoom

Feb 14 2022 - 7:00pm
Zoom TX

Kim Conrow, immediate past-president of the Native Plant Society of Texas, found a special prairie, a part of the greater Fort Worth Prairie ecoregion, during the pandemic. Beginning in the fall of 2020, the prairie became like a second home to Kim and her family, friends and dogs — a place of solace, comfort and love. Exploring the northeast Benbrook prairie taught them perseverance and brought hope, with physical and mental health benefits in these difficult times.

This 700-acre site has been designated as an Environmentally Sensitive Area by the Army Corps of Engineers. It is a mixed use area where horseback riders, walkers, hunters and fishermen all have access. Kim created a month-by-month slide documentary of her many saunters, which she will share.

Info: fwnpat@gmail.com