Oct 10 2022

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

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

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. 

City of Dallas: Waterwise Landscape Tour - ENTRIES WANTED! (Deadline Oct. 10)

Sep 15 2022 - 8:00am to Oct 10 2022 - 5:00pm

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

Deadline to apply extended to Oct. 10 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.

Preserve Northeast Texas: Marvin Nichols Community Engagement Event - Mount Pleasant

Oct 10 2022 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Mount Pleasant Civic Center
1800 N. Jefferson
Mount Pleasant , TX

​Hear from local leaders about the proposed Marvin Nichols Reservoir, and what actions can be taken to help stop it. The family-friendly event will include onsite activities, such as letter writing, coloring, and recording video testimonials, among other activities.  

While the Marvin Nichols Reservoir has been under discussion for decades, residents have been able to successfully push back against the largest planned land-grab in recent Texas history... until now. 

Preserve Northeast Texas Speakers include:

·       Janice Bezanson, Senior Policy Director for Texas Conservation Alliance 

·       Jim Thompson, Chair of North East Texas Regional Water Planning Group; Chief Financial Officer & Legal Counsel for Ward Timber 

RSVP: hello@preservenortheasttexas.org. RSVPs are not required for this event, but are recommended.