This month's reading/discussion focus is on Ecosocialism: what is it, its Marxist roots and its imperative for today's world. The discussion will be facilitated by Gary Stuard, local organizer for Sytem Change Not Climate Change, the ecosocialist coalition for the U.S. and Canada. The recommended reading for the gathering is Chris William's Socialism and Ecology, of which 10 copies has been ordered at Deep Vellum. The other recommended reading is an article here

Monthly gathering of DFW environmental groups and activists to share information on local issues.

This month's meeting will cover:

- Legislative Wrap Up - and where do we go from here?

- Exxon protest - and others

- Arlington injection wells

- Clean Water event/water efforts citywide

Info: Rita Beving, Dallas Sierra Club, 214-557-2271 or

Visitors to Oliver Nature Park are often focused on the plants and animals that live there. But what lies beneath our feet when we visit? Join a naturalist for a geology‐related lesson and a walk to explore the inorganic side of nature. Pre‐registration required. 

Paleontology (8‐13Y) ‐ Thursday, June 8th, 12:30 – 2 pm 

How are fossils formed, and what can they tell us about the history of the Earth? Rocks and 

Minerals (8‐13Y) ‐ Thursday, August 3rd, 9 – 10:30am How are rocks formed, and how do they change over millions of years? 

The theme this year is sustainable cities/resilience/environmental justice. Our keynote Speaker will be Mustafa Santiago Ali, Senior Vice President of Climate, Environmental Justice & Community Revitalization of Hip Hop Caucus 


Nature walks, wildlife demonstrations and environmental activities at Dayspring Nature Preserve.

Meets monthly on the second Friday at 12:30 p.m. for a Brown Bag and 1 p.m. meeting. Info: Valley Reed,

Society of Native Nations, a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to advocating for native peoples and the earth by helping to protect and preserve their native culture. They've also been instrumental in organizing resistance against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) and the Trans Pecos Pipeline (TPPL) in West Texas.

Join us for cheap happy hour drinks and free chips, salsa and quesadillas while supporting the Society's efforts to protect Mother Earth! 

Info: Lon Burnam,

Annual conference hosted by Brite Divinity School, TCU and University Christian Church geared to members of the Christian faith tradition. This year the entire conference covers environmental topics. Open to the public. Free.



Vince Hrabal, Municipal Services Manager, Republic Services, presents an overview of Solid Waste Management in Arlington. Hrabal has been with Republic Services for 38 years. 

Ever wonder what happens after the truck picks up your trash and recycle goodies twice a week? Here's your chance to discover the complex business of solid waste management and to have a local expert answer all your questions.

Nonpartisan movement started by people who support scientific research and evidence-based policies. National event includes sister marches in North Texas. More info:


Fort Worth