Jun 11 2023

Lights Out Texas (March 1-June 15)

Mar 1 2023 - 11:00pm to Jun 15 2023 - 6:00am

Lights Out Texas is a campaign of education, awareness, and action that focuses on turning out lights at night during the spring and fall migrations to help protect the billions of migratory birds that fly over Texas annually.

Lights Out Texas advocates say darkening city skies is most crucial during spring migration's peak.

  • Full Migration Period: March 1 – June 15 

  • Critical Peak Migration Period: April 22 – May 12

North Texas Water Garden Society: 2023 Tour of Ponds - DFW (June 10-11)

Jun 10 2023 - 9:00am to Jun 11 2023 - 5:00pm

Thirty-eight exquisite ponds from the comical, to high tech, to Zen, to whimsical and more traditional ponds will be open to visitors all over the DFW Metroplex. These pond enthusiasts have prepared all year to share their ponds this weekend. Nine ponds will be open for the Enchanted Night Tour on Saturday until 11 p.m. Twelve of the 38 are new to the tour this year.

When: Saturday, June 10, gardens are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. for the enchanted night tour.

Sunday, June 11, gardens are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: $20 for tour book guide, which features 38 pond listings, descriptions, directions, and color pictures. It also includes a map and pond related articles of interest. One book per carload will get you access to all 38 ponds. Books can be purchased from now to June 11 at selected retailers or online at www.NTWGS.ORG.