Details TBA

Presenter will be urban farmer, Marie Tedie. Marie will give us a talk entitled Urban Farming and CSA. Initially an organic horticulturist, Marie Tedei made the transition to agriculturist and started Eden's Garden CSA Farm from her 14 acre horse boarding facility in 2008. 

Live music, pet adoptions, free clinics, craft beer tasting.

Class schedule:

Join us at the Plano Environmental Education Center for educational presentations on coyotes, bobcats, hogs, bumblebees, raccoon, opossum, rats, and urban deer. Learn more about them in our urban wildscape and how we can live with these critters. $25.


9 am - Bonnie Bradshaw: Raccoons and Opossums

10 am - Brett Johnson: Rats

1 am - Rob Denkhaus: Feral Hogs

Noon Lunch will be provided

1 pm - Carol Clarke: Native pollinators

2 pm - Sam Kieschnick: Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

3 pm - Adjourn

Please bring your favorite work gloves, shovel, litter picker upper, or gardening tools.

Wear appropriate clothing for the weather and for working in a natural area (long pants, long sleeves, sturdy shoes, hat).

Water and snacks will be available.

O.S. Gray Natural Area has no restroom facilities, but Kroger is nearby.


Informal class on iNaturalist in advance of the City Nature Challenge in April.

Info: Annabelle Corboy or 817-683-1739

Presenter Randy Johnson of Randy Johnson Organics, looks at the co-evolution of pollinators and native plants and how this vital relationship sustains and maintains almost every terrestrial ecosystem on Earth;  loss of habitat and biodiversity are imperiling this partnership. Come hear why this is occurring and what you can do to help.

The Fairmount Community Library and Greater Fort Worth Sierra Club present a screening of the new documentary film “Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman.” Across the United States, families that work the land and the oceans are transcending political differences to protect and conserve our natural resources.


Ready to install your sustainable home garden, but don’t know where to start? This course is for you. In this course we will cover the basics of gardening systems in a small space from patios to residential yards. We will be discussing everything from container gardening to composting to water harvesting.

Presentation by Barney L. Lipscomb, Botanic Research Institute of Texas, Dorothea L. Leonhardt Chair of Texas Botany

Four physiographic provinces converge in Texas: 1) Great Plains, 2) Central Lowlands, 3) Basin & Mtns., and 4) Coastal Plain. The variety of rainfall, soils, and elevation has resulted in tremendous biodiversity in the state.