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 Apr 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!

Includes the day-long free forum North Texas Day.

See full schedule.

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UT Arlington: Earth Day Training Session - Zoom

Apr 22 2024 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Zoom TX

The University of Texas at Arlington's Environmental Training Institute offers compliance training for those managing environmental challenges or implementing environmental regulations in Air, Waste, Water ,Management and Sustainability. Our free annual Earth Day informative session event features prominent industry professionals who will share their insights, experiences, and initiatives towards a sustainable world. This will be an exciting event with opportunity for collaboration to both seasoned and entry level environmental professionals, as well as our university students.

Attendees will earn certificate of attendance with 0.4 hours of CEUs.


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.

TCU: Earth Day Fair - Fort Worth

Apr 22 2024 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Frog Fountain 2855 Main Drive
Fort Worth , TX

Stop by to plant your own plant, register to vote, and learn more about TCU's environmentally focused student orgs!

Grow North Texas: Intro to American Forests Tree Equity Scoring Tool - Online

Apr 22 2024 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Online TX

Celebrate Earth Day with us and American Forests! We will be hosting a webinar to introduce you to the the tree equity scoring tool. Tree Equity Score measures how well the critical benefits of urban tree canopy are reaching those who need them most. The score establishes an equity-first standard to guide investment in communities living on low incomes, communities of color and all those disproportionately affected by extreme heat, pollution and other environmental hazards. Tree Equity Score Analyzer is a more comprehensive tool that supports human-centered, deep-dive decision-making for urban tree plantings.

Attendees will gain a basic understanding of the functionality and potential use cases for Tree Equity Score National Explorer and the Dallas Tree Equity Score Analyzer (TESA), gain familiarity with the data they can access through TESA, and understand how they can use TESA for their own projects and needs.

Register on the link below.

First United Methodist: North Texas Ecotone - Waxahachie

Apr 22 2024 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
First United Methodist Church
505 W Marvin Ave
Waxahachie , TX

Why is North Texas an epic ecotone and how is that special? What is the Great Trinity Forest the easternmost example of? How do tilted layers of bedrock shape our three ecoregions, foster a plethora of soil types, and lead to our plant and wildlife diversity? From the ancient inland ocean and melting ice caps that forged North Texas, to the goliath creeks and many forks of the Trinity, get clear on how water shapes our local landscape.

Discover places to experience these tenets firsthand. Enjoy astounding photography by skilled naturalists of hardwood bottomland forests and Eastern Cross Timbers, soaring limestone escarpments, lush wetlands, and rare remnants of Blackland and Fort Worth Prairies. Get to know a diverse community of volunteers working for nature.

Get your rock nerd on! From the geology/paleontology chapter of Amy Martin’s Wild DFW: Explore the Amazing Nature Around Dallas-Fort Worth.

Possible Full Moon walk afterward at Getzendaner Park in Waxahachie.