Oct 14 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.

George W. Bush Presidential Center: Native Texas Park Tours - Dallas (Sept 30 - Nov. 18)

Sep 30 2023 - 10:00am to Nov 18 2023 - 11:00am
George W. Bush Presidential Center
2943 SMU Boulevard
Dallas , TX

The 15-acre Laura W. Bush Native Texas Park is open daily for self-guided tours from sunrise until sunset 365 days a year. Pets are welcome. Embark on either a self-guided or group tour through the beautiful and sustainable park, building and grounds.

Guided tours will be available for free every Saturday at 10 a.m. starting Sept. 30 through Nov. 18. Weather permitting.

Tours begin in the Freedom Plaza by the fountain.

Free. Sign up on the website link below.

Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center: Fall Native Plant Sale - Online (Thru Oct. 17)

Oct 13 2023 - 10:30am to Oct 17 2023 - 11:45pm
Online TX

We are again accepting online orders for our Fall Native Plant Sale! In this round, we've added more plants, new sizes, seed packets and have one 100-gallon rain barrel available.

This round of orders is open through Tuesday, Oct. 17.

Pickup appointments are available Thursday, Oct. 19 - Saturday, Oct.21.

Whether you find your plants of choice sold out online or you just prefer to shop in person, buzz by our sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023.

Please note that although a plant may be sold out online, we may have a limited amount in stock on the day of the live sale.

Address for Pickup and Day of Sale:

Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center, 1206 West Farm to Market Rd 1382, Cedar Hill.

Sale will be held in our circle parking lot.

All sale proceeds support Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center

Keep Fort Worth Beautiful: Litter Stomp - Fort Worth

Oct 14 2023 - 8:00am to 11:00am
Citywide TX

Neighborhood Litter Stomp is a citywide volunteer litter cleanup hosted by Keep Fort Worth Beautiful each fall. The focus of the event is to encourage your neighbors to come together and host a cleanup event in your neighborhood.

If your neighborhood is looking good and free from litter and trash, we encourage you to pick up litter at a local park, school or a waterway. It's easy to participate and Keep Fort Worth Beautiful provides all the supplies for free.

See website below for details and hub locations.

North Texas School Garden Network: Fall Meetup - Dallas

Oct 14 2023 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Moss Haven Farm
9202 Moss Farm Lane South side of school building
Dallas , TX

Connect with other passionate gardeners, educators, and community members who are dedicated to promoting school gardens in North Texas.

Whether you're a teacher, parent or gardening enthusiast, this event is perfect for anyone interested in fostering a love for nature and healthy eating for children.

Enjoy interactive workshops, engaging discussions and hands-on activities that will inspire you to create and maintain successful school gardens. Explore Moss Haven Farm, a beautiful and thriving school garden that serves as an educational resource for schools in the area.


Native Plant Society of Texas, Dallas Chapter: Paul Mathews Prairie Field Trip - Hunt County

Oct 14 2023 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Paul Mathews Prairie Floyd , TX

Carly Aulicky will lead us on a tour of this wonderful, rare, remnant Blackland Prairie. More details to come.

Plano International Festival - Plano

Oct 14 2023 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Downtown Plano
Haggard Park 901 E 15th St
Plano , TX

Celebrate the many cultures in Plano at this Zero Waste Event.

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.: Health/Wellness Fair: free flu shots and health screenings, fitness demos.

11 a.m. - 5 p.m.: Cultural displays - Naturalization ceremony -  Parade of Nations -  Multicultural music and dance performances - Children’s Global Village with STEM and robotics -  Eco-friendly children's activities and DIY cleaning and cosmetic products - International fashion show - Ethnic food trucks - Multicultural Art Exhibit - And much more! 

We are proud to be a GREEN event! We strive to protect the health of the environment and our attendees with a comprehensive green program. We are an award-winning ZERO WASTE event, with a diversion rate of up to 91% from landfill.

  • Local sourcing for a low carbon footprint
  • Compostable food service items supplied to all food trucks
  • No Styrofoam or single-use plastic bottles
  • Composting of the food service items along with all organic waste
  • Waste reduction through sorting of trash into organic, recyclable, and landfill bins
  • Eco-training for volunteers, food and booth participants, and our Green Ambassadors
  • Green Village features green children's activities, demos and lessons on making cleaning and beauty products at home with natural ingredients 


Native Prairies Association of Texas, Blackland Chapter: Partial Solar Eclipse Prairie Walk - Blue Ridge

Oct 14 2023 - 10:30am to 1:30pm
Parkhill Prairie
County Rd 668
Blue Ridge , TX

Recreate the hike in the Parkhill Prairie chapter of Wild DFW by Amy Martin.

Rich Jaynes, native grass expert, will be your guide through the 50-acre remnant.

Barnes & Noble: 'Wild DFW' Book Signing & Discussion - Dallas

Oct 14 2023 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Barnes and Noble
7700 W Northwest Hwy
Dallas , TX

​Meet Wild DFW author Amy Martin.

Friends of Sheri Capehart Nature Preserve: Bats and How to Find Them - Arlington

Oct 14 2023 - 7:00pm
Friends of Sheri Capehart Nature Preserve:
5201 Bowman Springs Road
Arlington , TX

Local bat enthusiasts Ellen Ravkind and Anne Alderfer along with bat expert Kate Rugroden from the Bat World Sanctuary will provide our program at the preserve. Kate will talk about the bats in this area and the role the sanctuary plays in education and rehabilitation. Ellen and Anne will demonstrate the use of the echo location devices from Wildlife Acoustics (Echo Meter Touch 2).