Jul 23 2022

Prairie View A&M University: Urban Agriculture Development Grant - Deadline Aug. 1

Jul 1 2022 - 8:00am to Aug 1 2022 - 5:00pm

For Profit Farmers, Non-Profit Agriculture Serving Organizations , and Churches are invited to apply for CEP assistance with the following key conservation objectives: 

1. Provide learning experiences in natural resources conservation to communities. 

2. Address food deserts. 

3. Create farming projects that develop properties into vegetable and fruit
production sites. 

4. Improve access to healthy, affordable food at a local level. 

5. Water conservation. 

6. Increase pollinator habitat.
7. Leverage non-federal resources to achieve positive natural resources conservation outcomes 

Proposals will be accepted for projects located in Texas. CEP anticipates that the total amount awarded under this announcement in Federal fiscal year 2022 will be approximately $30,000. 

This opportunity is open to all for profit urban farm entities except schools, CBO, and non profits for competitive consideration of cooperative agreement awards for one year in duration. 

Info: Flyer. Also see website link below.

Contact: Jeremy Peaches, [email protected]

Junior Master Naturalist Program: Registration - Deadline Aug. 1

Jul 1 2022 - 8:00am to Aug 1 2022 - 5:00pm
Coppell , TX

Led by the city of Coppell's Biodiversity Education Center's educational staff and North Texas Master Naturalist volunteers, this program combines engaging classroom training with inspiring field-based discovery to help young people develop a deeper appreciation and understanding of Texas' ecosystems. Through hands-on explorations and outdoor adventures, students will gain the knowledge and skills to become a lover of nature and responsible steward of the environment.

Registration for the 2022 to 2023 Junior Master Naturalists program opens July 1 and closes Aug. 1, 2022. Register at www.coppellactivities.com. Space is limited.

See schedule and details on website link below.

Indian Trail Master Naturalist Chapter: Moth Night - Cedar Hill

Jul 23 2022 - 8:30pm to 10:00pm
Crawford Park
401 Straus Rd
Cedar Hill , TX

Celebrate National Moth Week and explore nocturnal winged insects at Crawford Park. Your hosts are the Indian Trail Master Naturalist Chapter, the Cedar Hill Parks & Rec Department and the Zula B. Wylie Library. Learn about being a community scientist and how moths are important for birds, bats, native plants and pollination.

Free.

Info: Shonda Johnson, shonda.johnson[email protected]