Feb 27 2024

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.

Dallas Arboretum: Dallas Blooms - Dallas (Feb. 24-April 8)

Feb 24 2024 - 9:00am to Apr 8 2024 - 5:00pm
Dallas Arboretum
8525 Garland Road
Dallas , TX

Dallas Blooms, the largest floral festival in the Southwest, returns February 24-April 8, with 500,000 spring-blooming bulbs, thousands of azaleas, hundreds of Japanese cherry trees and the all NEW living backdrops of sprawling plant walls. These six installations, placed throughout the garden, will feature over 10,000 plants covering 565 square feet.

Liveable Arlington: Hearing on Drill Zone Permit - Arlington

Feb 27 2024 - 6:30pm
Arlington City Hall
101 W. Abram Street
Arlington , TX

Total Energies has applied for permits to drill and frack four new gas wells at their Highpoint site located at 2250 E. Arbrook Blvd. in Arlington,Texas. 

The site is in District 5 which is represented by Councilwoman Rebecca Boxall. 

Information provided by the city about the proposed wells is here.

A hearing and vote for granting a drillzone permit will take place before the Arlington City Council on Feb. 27. A second reading and vote, and then a public hearing and vote for the 4 gas well permits will take place on March 5.