Mar 9 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.

Lights Out Texas: Statewide (March 1 to June 15)

Mar 1 2024 - 6:00am to Jun 15 2024 - 11:00pm

Help migrating birds by turning off lights from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. during spring migration.

Fort Worth Botanic Garden: Butterflies in the Garden - Fort Worth (March 1-April 14)

Mar 1 2024 - 9:00am to Apr 14 2024 - 5:00pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd
Fort Worth , TX

Friends of Sheri Capehart Nature Center: Mini Bioblitz - Arlington

Mar 9 2024 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Sheri Capehart Nature Preserve
5201 Bowman Springs Rd
Arlington , TX

This is the first of a series of "mini-bioblitzes." See details on event page.

North Texas Renewable Energy Group: What Energy Efficiency Looks Like in Today's Homes - Irving & Online

Mar 9 2024 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
North Lake Campus of Dallas College
5001 N MacArthur Blvd Building G, room G-401
Irving , TX

Presentation: What Energy Efficiency Looks Like in Today's Homes

Presenter: Randy Plumlee, Energy Code Program Manager at SPEER (South-central Partnership for Energy Efficiency as a Resource)

About Our Presentation: SPEER is a non-profit organization whose mission is to accelerate the adoption of energy-efficient products and services in Texas and Oklahoma. They accomplish their mission by building and leading diverse partnerships among all stakeholders, providing science-based resources and training, and promoting policies that advance energy efficiency technology, research, and other innovations.

About Our Presenter: Randy Plumlee, Energy Code Program Manager at SPEER ("South-central Partnership for Energy Efficiency as a Resource"), earned an AAS degree in Residential Building Performance from Dallas College, and International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) and RESNET Home Energy Rating System (HERS) certifications. Prior to his tenure at SPEER, he worked as a Comfort Specialist doing energy audits, energy modeling, and field inspections for one of the largest third-party energy raters in North Texas.

See website link below for directions and Zoom link.