Bird and nature walks, tree and plant identification, and more

Plant “keys” are one of the best ways to identify and learn plant species,
but they can be tricky to use. Practice using a key to identify the many
vines at Trinity River Audubon Center, then go into the field to practice
tree identification with a plant key.

This program is free, but RSVP’s are required; please contact Dana Wilson, or 214-309-5850.

Both of these events will be held at the Trinity River Audubon Center

Free admission. Stay tuned for details.

The whole family can spend the night at the zoo for Father's Day with this special Lights Out program, with activities, talks, and zoo tours. Ages 7 and up. Reserve early. $45/person.

Explore the nature trails surrounding the Science Center on a family-friendly naturalist-led nature walk. Free.

Aug 13 (Sat) Beginner Backpacking Class

Jun 29-Jul 5 (Wed-Tue) Fourth of July Bus Trip to the South San Juan Wilderness, Southwest Colorado

The San Juan Mountains have been called “America's Switzerland.” A
segment of this link in the Continental Divide was designated "South San
Juan Wilderness" in 1980. U-shaped glacial valleys, rocky rivers, high
green meadows, aspens, elk herds and beaver dams make this remote and
scenic wilderness a summer delight for backpackers. Click here
to see a complete description of the trip with pictures, maps and
registration information. Five hike options are described. This is a new
destination for a Dallas Sierra Club trip; reserve early to guarantee a
space. Bus trip leader: Mark Stein 214-526-3733

May 27-31 (Fri-Tue) Memorial Day Bus Trip to the White Mountains Wilderness Area

Jun 11 (Sat) White Rock Lake Cleanup

Walk and talk while helping to pick up trash and recyclables at the
Sierra Club's adopted section of White Rock Lake Park. Meet at 8:15 AM
at the Love of the Lake office on the Northeast corner of Garland Rd.
and Buckner Blvd. Look for a crowd of people drinking free juice and
coffee. Gloves, trash bags, etc. provided. Our area includes one of the
wonderful prairie restoration areas, so there are always birds and
wildflowers to enjoy. The lake and your karma will thank you. Brunch
afterwards. Leader: Carol Nash 214-824-0244

May 21 (Sat) Cedar Ridge Preserve Trail Clean Up

Its fun and its helpful to get out to the Cedar Ridge Preserve in
Dallas to help upgrade some of the beautiful walking trails just south
of Dallas. The address is 7171 Mountain Creek Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75249.
Its a great morning workout, and the scenery is exceptional. No tools
are required, (maybe gloves) just show up and be ready to lend a hand or
two. We'll work from 9 AM to 11 or so, and then walk around the
preserve and admire the wildflowers and fauna! Bring some water for
sure. Its on Saturday the 21st of May, please see their website  for directions and info. Their
number is 972-709-7784.  If you wish to carpool, then let me know, and
we'll arrange a meeting spot. Come on out and stay green, people!
Coordinator: Ginger Bradley 469-223-7902

Sat, May 14 - White Rock Lake Cleanup. Walk and talk while helping to pick

up trash and recyclables at White Rock Lake Park. Meet from 8 am - 9  am at

the Love of the Lake office, 1152 N Buckner Blvd, #123, Dallas, on the

Northeast corner of Garland Rd. and Buckner Blvd for a free continental

breakfast that includes free juice, coffee, other goodies. Gloves, trash

bags, etc. provided. There are always birds and wildflowers to enjoy.

Clean-up finished by 11 am.