Sep 28 2023

Lights Out Texas: Fall Migration (Aug. 15 - Nov. 30)

Aug 15 2023 - 11:00pm to Nov 30 2023 - 6:00am
Texas TX

​Lights Out Texas is a campaign to turn off lights at night between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. during spring and fall wildbird migrations to help protect nocturnally migrating birds.

Originally launched in 2017 by Houston Audubon, Lights Out Texas has grown statewide and is facilitated by Audubon Texas in collaboration with conservation non-profits, universities, governmental organizations and Texans dedicated to the conservation of birds.

The full fall migration starts Aug. 15 and ends on Nov. 30.
The peak fall migration is Sept. 6 through Oct. 29.

City of Arlington: Value of Water Mini Poster Contest - Deadline Oct. 13

Sep 5 2023 - 8:00am to Oct 13 2023 - 5:00pm

The contest is for students who live or attend school in Arlington. Entries are due Oct. 13 and winners will be announced Oct. 19. One winner in each age group will receive water-themed books, fun STEAM-related kits, and other fun prizes.

Visit the website for more information on:

    •    Contest rules 

    •    Printable contest flyer

    •    Printables for pre-K students (From the EPA's WaterSense website)

    •    Resources for parents and educators

EarthX: Congress of Conferences - Call for Speakers (Deadline Sept. 30)

Sep 8 2023 - 8:00am to Sep 30 2023 - 5:00pm

All submissions are welcome. We encourage sustainability leaders, environmental executives, business and industry leaders, researchers, academics, government officials, ecosystem leaders, nonprofit organizations, innovators, entrepreneurs, visionary rising stars, and C-suite professionals across a breadth of environmental and business disciplines to apply.

The Built Environment, April 22-24
• The Future of Energy
• Climate Resilience and Adaption
• The Circular Economy
• Sustainable Cities, Innovation and Investment

The Natural Environment, April 24-26
• The Impact of the 2024 Election on Environmental Policy
• New Approaches to Wildlife and Ocean Conservation
• The Future of Food and Agriculture
• Biodiversity and Climate Markets

8th Annual E-Capital Summit, April 23-25
• Industry-Leading Sustainability Investment & Innovation Summit
• 2023 Theme: Making the Business, Investment and Political Case for Sustainability and Clean Technology

See application on website link below.

UT Dallas: Climate Action in Government - Richardson

Sep 28 2023 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Blackstone Launch Pad @ UT Dallas
2830 Rutford Ave
Richardson , TX

The UT Dallas Office of Sustainability and Office of Research and Innovation are hosting the Climate Leadership Spotlight Series in person.

Our mission is to shine a spotlight on the regional initiatives driving progress towards Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 13: Climate Action as an extension of the RCE North Texas focus, while providing a space for collaboration among sustainability professionals.

We kick off the series with a dynamic session focused on government. Get ready to be inspired by presentations from distinguished voices, including the North Central Texas Council of Governments and Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. The presentations will showcase cutting edge innovations in sustainability as well as funding opportunities to accelerate regional climate action efforts.

Following the presentations at 4 p.m., we invite you to stay for a dedicated networking hour. It's a chance to build connections, share knowledge, and cultivate a culture of collaboration that will drive meaningful change.

Register on the link below.