An environmental group or organization

Presenter: Ricky Bradley serves as Information technology director and lead developer of Citizens’ Climate Education and Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s websites. Additionally, Ricky’s focus is on supporting volunteers who are creating the political will for a livable world.

New generations of monarch butterflies are embarking on a remarkable adventure to the mountain tops of Mexico during the month of October. Join us as we speak about their incredible migration as they head for their overwintering sites in the Oyamel forest of Michoacán. We’ll discuss various ways we can facilitate these amazing Lepidopteron travelers in the spring in our own backyard. Free with paid admission.

Benefiting the Dallas Lighthouse for Blind. 

The fundraising goal is $75,000.  
Funds are raised from runner registration fees: 
Competitive Runs:
5 K- $30*  
10 K  - $35*  
Family Fun Run/Walk: 3 K - $15*    

If you could plan a conference for you and your peers to help train and motivate you as environmental activists in Texas, what speakers, events, forums, exhibits, panels, music, and/or art would you choose? 

Because of the elections, Downwinders has scheduled the next the next Root and Branch Revue for January 25-28, 2017. This time we're specifically focusing on "Citizen Science,"through the lens of Environmental Justice. 

Vote for your favorite green volunteers and leaders in North Texas. The top three finalists will be judged by a panel. Winners will be announced at the Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Awards on Nov. 3 at the Dallas Arboretum. 

Networking event at Checkered Past Winery. No registration required. Pay for your own food and drink. Winery presentation at 5:30 p.m. See Facebook post for details.

The Memnosyne Institute's Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Awards was launched in 2012 and has since honored many outstanding green leaders in North Texas.

Join the Women in the Environment team for the Heart Walk. Get the WE tee shirt!

The Texas Railroad Commission governs all oil and gas activities including the building of pipelines within the state. The RRC is up for Sunset Review this coming legislative session. Sunset works by setting a date on which an agency is abolished unless the Legislature passes a bill to continue it. Sunset staff evaluates the agency and issues recommendations for positive change. The Commission considers the recommendations, hears public testimony and decides on a package of changes to bring to the full Legislature.

David Todd and Jonathan Ogren will introduce their environmental atlas, The Texas Landscape Project: Nature and People (Texas A&M Press 2016).  The atlas is a five-year effort that resulted in a compilation of some 40 chapters, 300 maps and 100 images regarding the conservation history of water, land, energy, air quality and public health in the state.  They also will focus on comments about local topics of special interest to Dallas Metroplex residents.