Sep 23 2022

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

Dallas Arboretum: A Fall Fairy Tale - Dallas

Sep 17 2022 - 9:00am to Oct 31 2022 - 5:00pm
Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
8525 Garland Rd
Dallas , TX

The theme of the 17th annual Autumn at the Arboretum is A Fall Fairy Tale.

The fall festival features more than 100,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash from the Pumpkin Capital of Texas, Floydada.  A Fall Fairy Tale showcases the return of Cinderella’s carriage, along with themed pumpkin houses that make up the acclaimed Pumpkin Village. Other “gourd-eous” displays showcase classic tales of Jack and The Beanstalk, The Three Little Pigs and The Sword in the Stone and even a magic carpet ride selfie experience from One Thousand and One Nights.

Native Plant Society of Texas: Symposium - Alpine (Sept. 22-25)

Sep 22 2022 - 6:00pm to Sep 25 2022 - 5:00pm

Speakers, field trips, film screening of Deep in the Heart. See website for full agenda.

Texas Parks and Wildlife: Outdoor Leadership Training - Mineral Wells

Sep 23 2022 - 4:00pm to Sep 25 2022 - 4:00pm
Mineral Wells State Park Mineral Wells , TX

Want to take your audience camping with our gear? Texas Parks & Wildlife Department's Texas Outdoor Family Program wants to help you provide camping workshops for your participants in Texas State Parks.

The Texas Outdoor Family Community Partnership Program provides group camping gear and will teach you how to lead successful camping programs for your audience in state parks. 

Organizations who represent a low-income demographic (50% of participants are eligible for free or reduced lunches), veterans affairs, or are the recipients of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department CO-OP grants are eligible to take part in the community partnership initiative. 

We partner with many schools, parks, veteran's groups, and non-profits in the DFW area. We would be thrilled to add a partnership with you. Feel free to share this with others in your organization who may be interested. See website link below for more details.

Application deadline: Sept. 1