August 15, 2023

Lights Out Texas: Fall Migration (Aug. 15 - Nov. 30)

Aug 15 2023 - 11:00pm to Nov 30 2023 - 6:00am
Texas TX

​Lights Out Texas is a campaign to turn off lights at night between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. during spring and fall wildbird migrations to help protect nocturnally migrating birds.

Originally launched in 2017 by Houston Audubon, Lights Out Texas has grown statewide and is facilitated by Audubon Texas in collaboration with conservation non-profits, universities, governmental organizations and Texans dedicated to the conservation of birds.

The full fall migration starts Aug. 15 and ends on Nov. 30.
The peak fall migration is Sept. 6 through Oct. 29.

November 8, 2023

Dallas Arboretum: Holiday at the Arboretum - Dallas (Nov. 8-Jan.5)

Nov 8 2023 - 6:00pm to Jan 5 2024 - 9:00pm
Dallas Arboretum
8525 Garland Road
Dallas , TX

Holiday at the Arboretum, presented by Reliant, features three large-scale outdoor exhibits ready to dazzle and get people in the holiday spirit. They include The Christmas Village, The 12 Days of Christmas and the 50-foot-tall Dazzling Musical Tree. 


November 17, 2023

Fort Worth Botanic Garden: Lightscape - Fort Worth (Nov. 17-Jan.1)

Nov 17 2023 - 5:30pm to Jan 1 2024 - 8:30pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd
Arlington , TX

This year’s reimagined event promises an even more immersive and magical experience for visitors of all ages.

December 2, 2023

GreenSpace Dallas: Tails on Trails - Dallas

Dec 2 2023 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Frasier Dam Recreation Area
9300 Stemmons Fwy
Dallas , TX

Bring your own pooch or meet the adoptable dogs from Dallas Pets Alive. We will hike the trails, meet the dogs and pick up trash along the way.

All ages welcome.

December 5, 2023

Liveable Arlington: Public Hearing to Grant Total Fracking Permit - Arlington

Dec 5 2023 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Arlington City Hall
101 W. Abram
Arlington , TX

Total Energies has applied for a Special Use Permit(SUP) to drill and hydraulically fracture aka frack new wells to extract methane gas from their Highpoint site located at 2400 E. Arbrook Blvd. in Arlington

These are are a class of wells called allocation wells whose legality is being examined by the Supreme Court of Texas.

We will be posting more information as it becomes available. 

December 9, 2023

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

Dec 9 2023 - 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.

Stop by the office located at the northeast corner of Buckner and Garland Rd to pick up supplies, and help us keep the shores of White Rock Lake clean and sparkling!

Join Padillacs if you want to kayak or canoe for FREE while helping us pick up debris from the lake.

December 12, 2023

Dallas Sierra Club: Never See North Texas Nature the Same Way Again - Zoom

Dec 12 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Zoom TX

Presenter: Wild DFW author Amy Martin. 

Learn how a little knowledge about natural history and ecology can transform your perception of North Texas nature.

December 13, 2023

Greater Fort Worth Sierra Club: Holiday Party - Fort Worth

Dec 13 2023 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fort Brewery & Pizza
2737 Tillar St.
Fort Worth , TX

GFWSC's annual holiday party! This is a fun get together of talking environmental issues and anything else. The club will provide pizza. Beverages are on your own. There will be door prizes and a raffle for some local merchandise

December 14, 2023

Fort Worth Audubon Society: Attracting Backyard Birds - Fort Worth & Zoom

Dec 14 2023 - 7:00pm
University of North Texas Health Science Center
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd. Everett Hall, Room 100, in the Research and Education (RES)
Fort Worth , TX

Subject: Back to basics – attracting and getting to know the birds in your backyard

Featured Speaker: Charley Amos, Master Naturalist and FWAS local favorite!

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December 16, 2023

Native Prairies Association of Texas, Blackland Chapter: Holiday Party - Dallas

Dec 16 2023 - 7:00pm

Details TBA


December 20, 2023

Tandy Hills Natural Area: Moon Talk and Watching Party - Fort Worth

Dec 20 2023 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Tandy Hills Natural Area
3325 View St
Fort Worth , TX


Amy Martin, known as the Moonlady, will talk about the culture and science of the Moon, and read her popular essay Moonstruck. Then she and Don Young will lead participants in a hike in the moonlight. Moon song singing, Moon shadow dancing and howling at the Moon guaranteed. Before, during,and after the walk, Chris Emory will offer viewing of the Moon through his Moon telescope and talk about how he as a photographer captures the night sky.

January 2, 2024

Preservation Society for Spring Creek Forest: Never See North Texas Nature the Same Way Again - Online

Jan 2 2024 - 7:00pm

Presenter: Wild DFW author Amy Martin.

Learn how a little knowledge about natural history and ecology can transform your perception of North Texas nature.

April 22, 2024

EarthX: Congress of Conferences - Dallas

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!