Apr 22 2024

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.

Ennis Garden Club: Bluebonnet Trails - Ennis (April 1-30)

Apr 1 2024 - 8:00am to Apr 30 2024 - 5:00pm
See website for map Ennis , TX

From April 1-30, Ennis showcases over 40 miles of mapped driving Bluebonnet Trails sponsored by the Ennis Garden Club. These trails are the oldest such trails known in the state, and tens of thousands of visitors make the short trek to Ennis to view this wonderful wildflower show. In Ennis, the bluebonnets typically peak around the 3rd week of April, according to the Ennis Garden Club. This can vary year to year due to weather conditions and terrain, so check website or call 972-878-4748 before your visit.

You can pick up a Bluebonnet Trail Map at the Ennis Welcome Center located at 201 NW Main St, Ennis, Texas 75119. The Ennis Welcome Center is open Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

You can also download the free ENNIS Y'ALL mobile app, for the Ennis Bluebonnet Trail Map, place to shop, dine, upcoming events and more.

Maps not available until April 1.

Fort Worth Audubon Society: Prairie Walks at the Sid Richardson Tract - Crowley (Through June 21)

Apr 19 2024 - 8:00am to Jun 21 2024 - 10:30am
Sid Richardson Tract/Benbrook Lake
Old Granbury Road
Crowley , TX

Join Suzanne Tuttle to explore this tract of prairie land on the southeast shore of Benbrook Lake. 

This fieldtrip will be held on the 3rd Friday of the months February thru June. The meet-up times for April 19, May 17 and June 21 will be 8 a.m.. The meet-up times for February and March will be 9 a.m. Suzanne plans to arrive about 15 minutes before the start times so folks will see the pull-out.

The fieldtrip will last approximately 1.5 hours, but Suzanne will stay longer if the day is very birdy. The trail is natural surface, some will wander off trail, so please wear appropriate footwear and clothing for the weather conditions. There are no facilities on the property.

EarthX: Congress of Conferences - Dallas (April 22-26)

Apr 22 2024 - 8:00am to Aug 26 2024 - 6:00pm
Hilton Anatole Dallas , TX

This exciting event will attract the world’s foremost environmentalists, conservationists, scientists, academics, entrepreneurs, advocates and political leaders engaged in the environmental space today. Our expo will not take place in 2024 but will be returning in 2025. We hope to see you there!

See full schedule.

Native Prairies Association of Texas, Fort Worth Chapter: Explore Gus Engeling Wildlife Management Area - Tennessee Colony

Apr 22 2024 - 8:45am to 3:45pm
Gus Engeling Wildlife Management Area
16419 N US Hwy 287
Tennessee Colony , TX

We are meeting at Gus Engeling WMA to botanize and explore for rare plants. This date corresponds with blooming times for the rare Calopogon oklahomensis and should produce a suite of other unique sandyland and boggy flora. Bring a lunch with you.

Meet at the Small Acreage Demonstration entrance in the middle of the WMA. More details upon registration.

Register on the website link below.

EarthX: North Texas Earth Day - Dallas

Apr 22 2024 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Hilton Anatole Dallas , TX

Alongside the Earthx2024 Congress of Conferences, EarthX will host North Texas Day at Earthx2024. This day-long symposium will focus on North Texas issues and solutions with some of the region’s top thought leaders. These curated panel discussions, presentations and interviews will cover topics from building more sustainable and resilient infrastructure, to increasing parks and greenspaces, to providing more equity into the planning of each project.  

Speakers include Michael Morris and presentations from regional organizations such as DFW Airport who for the first time will reveal newsworthy information about the cutting-edge sustainability being planned for their new Terminal F project.

Free. Register online.