Apr 20 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...

 

EarthX - Dallas (April 20-24)

Apr 20 2022 - 10:00am to Apr 24 2022 - 6:00pm
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center
650 S Griffin St
Dallas , TX

The 11th annual event aims to bring together world leaders, government officials, NGOs, scientists, business executives, youth advocates, educators and experts to inspire action toward a more sustainable future worldwide.

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Dallas College: A Comedian’s Take on Climate Change - Online

Apr 20 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Webex TX

“What on Earth Can We Do About Climate Change?” with Matt Winning.

Register on the website link below to hear Dr. Matt Winning, a London-based Scottish climate change comedian, in this virtual presentation. Don't miss out on the opportunity to be entertained and educated on climate change all at the same time!

Dr. Matt Winning is an environmental economist who performs live climate change comedy and author of the book Hot Mess, set to release on April 22 in the United States. Matt hosts the podcast Operation Earth and has a TEDx talk about the importance of using humor to discuss climate change. Matt has a Ph.D. in climate change policy and is still an active researcher at the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources.

Greater Fort Worth Sierra Club: Trees and City Ordinances - Fort Worth

Apr 20 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd
Fort Worth , TX

Dr Brennan Lavy of TCU will be speaking to our members about trees & city ordinances. Meeting will be in person at the Botanic Garden and on Zoom if you'd like to join from home.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/.../tZYvd-mrrTMpGNxZ...