Feb 6 2024

NCTCOG: Dallas-Fort Worth Air Quality Improvement Plan Public Meetings - DFW (Jan-Feb)

Jan 16 2024 - 6:00pm to Feb 15 2024 - 5:00pm

The North Central Texas Council of Governments is developing the Dallas-Fort Worth Air Quality Improvement Plan with funding from the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve local air quality over the next five years. 

Public comment meetings regarding the air quality improvement plan will be held on Jan. 16 in Rockwall and Arlington, Jan. 18 in Fort Worth, Jan. 29 in Cleburne and Feb. 15 in Arlington. A virtual session will be held on Jan. 24. The public can also comment in an online survey.

Keep Texas Beautiful: Beautify Texas Awards - Nominations Open (Feb. 5-March 22)

Feb 5 2024 - 8:00am to Mar 22 2024 - 5:00pm

The Beautify Texas Awards recognize efforts made by individuals and organizations to enhance their communities and protect Texas’ environment. These awards honor extraordinary volunteers, professionals, youth, educators, businesses, local/civic governments, organizations, and specific projects and programs. They are organized into two main categories, Individual Awards and Organizational Awards.

Indian Trails TMN Book Club: Writer's Process to Create Nature Book - Waxahachie

Feb 6 2024 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Waxahachie Parks & Rec
401 S Elm St.
Waxahachie , TX

Amy Martin, author of Wild DFW: Explore the Amazing Nature Around Dallas-Fort Worth, will drop in for a casual conversation about how the book came to be apart of Timber Press’s series of 'Wild' books on urban nature. Hear some insight about the research and writing process, what the essential tools of her trade are, and how creation of the book is only half the work, with marketing as the other half. She’ll read some of her favorite passages from the book and answer questions about the ecology and natural history of North Texas and prime places for exploration. Wild DFWs will be available for purchase, or bring yours to have it signed.