Apr 16 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...


Native Prairies Association of Texas, Fort Worth Chapter: Benbrook Lake Prairie Hike - Benbrook

Apr 16 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Benbrook Lake
8032 Old Granbury Road
Dallas , TX

Explore Fort Worth Prairie habitat at U.S. Army Corps of Engineer property at Benbrook Lake.

Suggested donation of $5 per person or whatever amount you wish to contribute to Native Prairies Association of Texas.

Join us on this trip to a prime example of the Fort Worth Prairie. This prairie ecosystem is vanishing under rapid development pressure in Tarrant and surrounding counties. Luckily, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers protects upland Fort Worth Prairie overlooking the shoreline of Benbrook Lake. Native wildflowers should be starting to bloom by mid April.

Meet at 9 a.m. at the 2nd (southern) gravel parking lot. Bring sturdy, comfortable shoes or boots for a walk around a good example of a Fort Worth Prairie remnant.

Reservations are required through Eventbrite.

Collin County Master Gardeners: Spring Plant Sale - McKinney

Apr 16 2022 - 9:00am to 1:30pm
Myers Park and Event Center
7117 County Road 166
McKinney , TX

Choose from hundreds of varieties of beautiful plants recommended by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension including annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, vegetables, herbs, grasses and succulents. You'll find plants that thrive in sun, part-sun and shade. Collin County Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer questions, and offer advice to help homeowners plant with confidence and success.

New this year – 10 checkout lanes!

There is no sales tax, and purchases can be made by cash, check, or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX, and Discover). You are encouraged to bring your own cart or wagon.