Nov 4 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.

Native Plant Society of Texas: Level 3 Native Plant Landscaping Certification - Dallas & Tarrant County

Nov 4 2023 - 9:00am to Nov 5 2023 - 5:00pm
Zoom & Texas Discovery Gardens TX

Learn about how to install and maintain your native plant landscape! NLCP is a state-wide program, but classes focus on the characteristics and plants in the region in which they are taught.

This class is a collaboration between the Dallas and North Central chapters and is specific to the Dallas, Tarrant Counties, and surrounding areas.

PRESENTAIONS: Via Zoom Nov. 4:  9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.


• DALLAS: 90-minute walks in shifts beginning at 10 a.m. or as weather permits. at the Texas Discovery Gardens (Gate 6, State Fair at 3601 Martin Luther King Blvd, Dallas 75210)

• TARRANT COUNTY: 10 a.m. to noon. Molly Hollar Wildscape At Veterans Park, 2600 Spanish Trail, Arlington, TX 76016

Please bring your own water & snacks for the plant walk!

ONLINE TEST:  After completing the class and plant walk you will be sent a link to the online test which you will have three days to complete.

Dallas Class Details

Tarrant Class Details.

Fort Worth Botanic Garden: Japanese Fall Festival - Fort Worth

Nov 4 2023 - 9:00am to Nov 5 2023 - 5:00pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd
Fort Worth , TX

Family-friendly event held in the Fort Worth Botanic Garden with extensive support from the Fort Worth Japanese Society. Celebrate fall in the Japanese Garden while exploring the arts and culture of Japanese. 

Tickets: $6 to $12. Free for ages 5 and under.

Friends of Sheri Capehart Nature Center: Macro-Invertebrates - Arlington

Nov 4 2023 - 9:00am
Sheri Capehart Nature Preserve
5201 Bowman Springs Rd
Arlington , TX

Learn the connections between aquatic invertebrates and the health of the water and learn about aquatic species collection and how to determine species types and numbers and what their presence (or not) may mean in our nature preserve pond environment. We'll have nets, plastic trays, pipettes, and microscopes so we can figure out what's in the water at SCNP.

Our leaders are: Zoe Ann Stinchcomb, Retired Education Director at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Melissa Walker, City of Arlington Stormwater Education Specialist and Bee City USA Affiliate Coordinator

Meet at the amphitheater by the south pond. Please wear close-toed shoes.

Greenspace Dallas: Frasier Dam Recreation Area Cleanup - Dallas

Nov 4 2023 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Frasier Dam Recreation Area
9300 Stemmons Fwy
Dallas , TX

Join Greenspace Dallas at Frasier Dam Recreation Area, a unique 116-acre urban wilderness. Help us restore and improve this area through forest management and trash pickup.