Jul 13 2024

For the Love of the Lake: Shoreline Spruce Up - Dallas

Jul 13 2024 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
For the Love of the Lake
1152 N Buckner Blvd Suite #123
Dallas , TX

Join For the Love of the Lake every Second Saturday of each month to volunteer time towards picking up trash and litter at designated areas throughout White Rock Lake Park.

Our drive-through (do not get out of your car) is open on the second Saturday of the month from 8 a.m. to noon.  FTLOTL volunteers will put the supplies you need in either the trunk or back of your vehicle.  Please always wear your gloves.

Come out early on Second Saturdays, come by the office located at northeast corner of Buckner and Garland Rd to pick up supplies, and help us keep the shores of White Rock Lake clean and sparkling!

Friends of Sheri Capehart Nature Preserve: Know Your Nature Neighbors - Arlington

Jul 13 2024 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Sheri Capehart Nature Preserve
5201 Bowman Springs Rd
Arlington , TX

Let’s take a walk, meet some cool plant and animal species, and contribute to citizen science. You don’t have to be an expert.

Learn about the nature app “iNaturalist.” There may be one or more Texas Master Naturalists on hand.

Meet at the picnic tables off the parking lot at the preserve. Then explore with the group leader(s) or on your own. We will meet back at the picnic tables at 10:30 a.m. to review what we found and be done by 11 a.m. 

Wild DFW: A Deep Dive Into North Texas Ecotone - Coppell

Jul 13 2024 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Cozby Library and Community Commons
177 N Heartz Rd
Coppell , TX

Presenter: Amy Martin, author of Wild DFW, Explore the Amazing Nature Around Dallas-Fort Worth

Why is North Texas an epic ecotone? 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. And why did it tilt? Learn of places to experience these tenets firsthand from the book’s 25 hiking adventures.

Amy will be signing books, so bring your copy of Wild DFW or buy one there.

Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center: The Diverse Beauty of the Blackland Prairie - Cedar Hill

Jul 13 2024 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center
1206 W FM 1382
Cedar Hill , TX

Presenter: Environmental scientist Lorelei Stierlen

Lorelei is a passionate native plant enthusiast and has organized and worked on Blackland Prairie conservation projects for many years. She'll talk about where the Blackland Prairie is located, reveal the diverse and beautiful nature of the prairielands, and guide us through conservation steps we can take to preserve this beautiful habitat.

Attendees will receive access to the picnic area, basin, and Canyon Floor trail after hours. Tickets are $10 minimum donation.