Feb 1 2023

Native Plant Society of Texas: Bring Back the Monarchs to Texas Grant Deadline - Feb. 1

Feb 1 2023 - 5:00pm

Applications for the Bring Back the Monarchs to Texas grant are due Feb. 1.

The small grants are awarded to nature centers, schools, educational groups and others to help fund monarch demonstration gardens or monarch waystations using native plants on public sites in Texas.


Arlington Conservation Council: Feeding Your Friendly Back Yard Herbivore - Zoom

Feb 1 2023 - 7:00pm
Zoom TX

The coevolution of native plants, native insects, and microbes.

Did you know that most insects depend on at least one microbe for their nutrition and survival? Dr. Alison Ravenscraft will lead ACC on a tour through the little known but vast and fascinating world of insect-microbe symbioses, focusing on how microbes help insects eat plants. She will discuss examples that involve native plants and insects you've probably seen in your backyard. You'll never see a bug the same way again! 

Join by Zoom

6:30 p.m. social time and equipment check
7 p.m. presentation


Liveable Arlington: EPA Methane Rule Public Comment Deadline - Feb. 13

Feb 1 2023 - 7:00pm to Feb 13 2023 - 11:45pm
Online TX

From Liveable Arlington: The EPA recently issued an updated draft rule to cut methane and other harmful emissions from new and existing oil and gas operations. The proposed rule builds on the draft released in 2021 and incorporates community feedback, an important step toward further safeguarding public health and addressing the emissions that affect climate change.

Express your support for the incorporation of feedback during the last comment cycle and push the EPA to go further with a few more regulatory provisions. Review our action toolkit, write your comment letter and send your letter to the EPA via the website link below.