Nov 1 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.

Dallas College: Sustainability Summit - Irving & Online

Nov 1 2023 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Dallas College North Lake Campus
5001 N. MacArthur Blvd. Performance Hall
Irving , TX

​The 13th annual Sustainability Summit, hosted by Dallas College, aims to inform attendees about sustainability issues and progress made by local, state as well as national and international sustainability advocates. Headliner is William Kamkwamba, whose story is depicted in the personal memoir and Netflix film adaptation of the same name, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind.

Cost: Free

Info: Faye Bajo at [email protected].

Note: The event will also be live streamed.

Arlington Conservation Council: Texas Turtles - Zoom

Nov 1 2023 - 7:00pm
Zoom TX

Texas is home to almost half of the turtle diversity in the United States, with three species naturally occurring only here. Carl J. Franklin and Viviana Ricardez will discuss the priceless value of turtles, their intriguing behaviors, and the challenges that threaten their existence.

Carl and Viviana run Texas Turtles, a nonprofit organization devoted to the conservation of these amazing creatures through research, study in their native environment, and outreach education.