Sep 16 2022

North Texas Giving Day - Online (Deadline Sept. 22)

Sep 1 2022 - 7:00am to Sep 22 2022 - 11:45pm
Online TX

Communities Foundation of Texas’ North Texas Giving Day is an 18-hour online giving event designed to empower every person to give back to their community. Choose among hundreds of local nonprofits to donate to, including dozens of environmental and animal welfare groups. Matching funds are used to encourage donations. Early donations welcome too.

Lights Out Texas - Statewide (Sept. 6-Oct. 29)

Sep 6 2022 - 11:00pm to Oct 29 2022 - 6:00am
Statewide
TX

Lights Out Texas is an intiative launched by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology with support from nonprofits including the Texas Conservation Alliance and Texan by Nature to raise awareness about the dangers of light pollution for migrating birds. 

The program asks homeowners, businesses and managers of tall buildings to eliminate or reduce lighting between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. during the peak of the fall migration, Sept. 6 to Oct. 29, 2022. 

Trinity Trash Bash: Cedar Creek Lake

Sep 10 2022 - 8:00am to Sep 24 2022 - 5:00pm
See locations above TX

Volunteers are needed to participate in litter cleanup, hosted by Tarrant Regional Water District, at the following locations:

        Sept. 10 at Lake Bridgeport

        Sept. 17 at Eagle Mountain Lake

        Sept. 17 at Trinity River in Fort Worth

        Sept. 24 at Cedar Creek Lake

Register online.

City of Dallas: Waterwise Landscape Tour - ENTRIES WANTED! (Deadline Oct. 3)

Sep 15 2022 - 8:00am to Oct 3 2022 - 5:00pm

A call for submissions to the 28th annual Waterwise Landscape Tour.

Deadline to apply: Oct. 3 at 5 p.m. The tour will be held Oct. 22.

Info: 214-670-5378 or melinda.magana@dallas.gov

Botanical Research Institute of Texas: Native Sunflower Talk - Fort Worth

Sep 16 2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Botanical Research Institute of Texas
1700 University
Fort Worth , TX

Participants will enjoy a fully illustrated presentation by Drs. Richard Spellenberg, Naida Zucker and Tim Lowrey. The talk will feature highlights from Spellenburg and Zucker’s book The Sunflower Family: A Guide to the Family Asteraceae in the Contiguous United States. Participants will learn fun facts about species of sunflowers, daisies and asters that are native to North America.