Oct 24 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.

Texas Coalition Against Cryptomining: Week of Action - Corsicana (Oct. 23-27)

Oct 23 2023 - 10:00am to Oct 27 2023 - 8:00pm
Corsicana , TX

A new Bitcoin cryptomining facility being built by Riot Platform on roughly 265 acres in Navarro County is set to become the largest crypto mining data transaction processing center in the world. Critics say it will further strain the state’s electric grid and use millions of gallons of precious water daily.

The week of events are organized by the Texas Coalition Against Cryptomining and will include participation by Greenpeace and Stand Up for Change: Navarro County. Special guests who are scheduled to make presentations during the week are Ed Hirs, Energy Fellow at the University of Houston and Adrian Shelly, Texas office director for Public Citizen.

Oct 23 - 27, 2023
Monday - Official County and City Meetings, at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Tuesday - Public Town Hall Meeting, 6 p.m.
Wednesday - Action at the Site, 11 a.m.
Thursday - Interviews, Videos, and Contacting Reps, Noon
Friday - Celebration of Community Action, 6 p.m. 

Flower Mound Public Library: 'Wild DFW' Author Amy Martin - Flower Mound

Oct 24 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Flower Mound Public Library
3030 Broadmoor Ln
Flower Mound , TX

Never See North Texas Nature the Same Way Again

A photo-filled tour of the top nature spaces in North Texas from Amy Martin’s Wild DFW: Explore the Amazing Nature Around Dallas-Fort Worth (Timber Press).