Jul 9 2024

OLLI at UNT: Nature of the Moon - Dallas

Jul 9 2024 - 10:00am to 11:30am
CC Young Senior Living - The Point
4847 W Lawther Dr #100
Dallas , TX

Known by many as the Moonlady, Amy Martin, author of Wild DFW: Explore the Amazing Nature Around Dallas-Fort Worth, merges fascinating nocturnal nature insights from the book with her deep knowledge of the Moon.

After this talk, you'll be a pro-level Moon watcher able to predict where it will be at any time. Understand synchrony which creates tides and causes us to only see one side of the Moon. Discover how the Moon led to life on Earth and stabilized the planet to enable human life to evolve. Discover how darkness and the Moon impact plants and wildlife, especially in urban areas. Learn how to live in tune with the Moon with gardening based on the lunar phases.

Dallas Sierra Club: National Parks of Utah and Arizona - Zoom

Jul 9 2024 - 7:00pm
Zoom TX

Presentation: Nostalgic Journey – National Parks of Southern Utah and Northern Arizona

Take a scenic tour of eight amazing parks of southern Utah and northern Arizona. Adventurer extraordinaire, longtime Sierran and Green Source Texas director Wendel Withrow will take us on a nostalgic journey through lands of immeasurable beauty and historical value. 

Not just your typical pretty picture program, Wendel will discuss thought-provoking ideas behind the history of these special places and how they have been a longtime home to some, and retreat of beauty to us newcomers.