Feb 26 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.

Dallas Arboretum: Dallas Blooms - Dallas (Feb. 19-April 10)

Feb 19 2022 - 9:00am to Apr 10 2022 - 5:00pm
Dallas Arboretum
8525 Garland Road
Dallas , TX

Dallas Blooms is the largest annual floral festival in the Southwest. Presented by Veritex Community Bank, Dallas Blooms will feature larger-than-life peacock topiaries along with more than 500,000 spring blooming bulbs to create the largest and most colorful floral display in the Southwest. An explosion of spring flowers comes from 100 varieties of spring bulbs, thousands of azaleas and hundreds of Japanese cherry trees.

Trinity Haymarket: Spring Gardening A to Z - Dallas

Feb 26 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Trinity Haymarket
1715 Market Center Blvd
Dallas , TX

Let us know how many will be attending. Payment on day of class.  Topics covered include soil preparation, water consumption and permaculture design for direct inground planting, raised beds and container gardens. 1.5 to 2 hours.

$15 each or $25/per couple

Register for class at: [email protected]

Singleton United: Shingle Pollution 101 - Dallas and Zoom

Feb 26 2022 - 10:00am
Kingbridge Crossing - West Dallas
3131 Kingbridge St
Dallas , TX

Come learn about what GAF makes, the smells and pollution it produces, and why it matters to your health and wellness. Know the harm. 

Topics & Presenters:

Shingle Manufacturing: Accumax Group

Pollution Basics: Cindy Hua with Downwinders at Risk

Health Impacts: Dr. Johnson with Texas A&M University

This is a hybrid event. You are welcome to come in person or participate via Zoom.

Event Website:

Liveable Arlington: Rooftop Solar Solutions - Zoom

Feb 26 2022 - 3:00pm
Zoom TX

This event is for anyone interested in rooftop solar as Natalia Carter sells solar solutions for homes. Any sales from the event will also help support community environmental projects in Arlington.

Register on website link below.