Apr 12 2022

Lights Out Texas (March 1-June 15)

Mar 1 2022 - 11:00pm to Jun 15 2022 - 6:00am

Lights Out Texas is a campaign of education, awareness, and action that focuses on turning out lights at night during the spring and fall migrations to help protect the billions of migratory birds that fly over Texas annually.

Lights Out Texas advocates say darkening city skies is most crucial during spring migration's peak, from April 22 to around May 12.

North Texas Unitarian Universalist Congregations: Ned Fritz Scholarship - Deadline May 1

Apr 1 2022 - 7:00am to May 1 2022 - 5:00pm
Online TX

Honoring long-time Unitarian Universalist and environmental activist Ned Fritz, these scholarships have been awarded to graduating high school seniors who attend a Unitarian Universalist congregation in North Texas. Meant for students who intend to study environmental subjects, or related fields, working toward a career focused on improving, protecting, or preserving the environment. 

Members of First Unitarian in Dallas, where Ned attended and sang in the choir, are crowdfunding and creating a tribute site to Ned and his wife Genie: https://nedfritz.com/

More info about scholarship here: https://ntuuc.org/dollars-cents/scholarships

Apply here: https://i4h3j7u7.rocketcdn.me/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Fritz-scholarsh...

 

Dallas College: Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas & Sustainability - Online

Apr 12 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online TX

The Federal Reserve of Dallas conducts economic research and gathers perspectives from our region to bring to national conversations about monetary policy. They work with the government, the financial industry and the community to ensure our banking system is safe, accessible and secure.

Register on the website link beow to hear how the Dallas Fed practices sustainability internally and how they practice sustainability across the Federal Reserve System.

This event is part of Dallas College's Sustainable U Series.

Heritage Oak Cliff: Alternatives to Demolition - Online

Apr 12 2022 - 5:30pm
Facebook TX

With the impending demolition of a significant number of affordable apartments near the Bishop Arts District and the outcry from community leaders about the rapidly changing face of the area, further discussion on how to strategically preserve the area's built history and affordable housing is key.

In person seating is closed but panel discussion will be streamed live on CandysDirt.com's Facebook page. See link below.

Dallas Sierra Club: Big Bend National Park, Lone Star Spectacular - Farmers Branch

Apr 12 2022 - 7:00pm
Brookhaven College
3939 Valley View Ln Building H
Farmers Branch , TX

First in-person meeting since the pandemic started!

Enjoy a 'best of' from the Dallas Sierra Club outings to Big Bend National Park, including backcountry tales of physical effort and soul soothing solitude.  Don't miss this chance to visit one of the world's great wilderness parks where the term 'socially distanced' means miles apart, not feet.

6:30 p.m. social, 7 p.m. meeting

Info: Victoria Howard, 214-855-1580, Victoria@DallasSierraClub.org