This program teaches you how to become more water-efficient in your “urban orchard,” what plants and varieties work best in our area, the basics of pest control, proper pruning methods and other practical ways to increase production. Branch out and join us for a fruitful program! Fort Worth staff will be attending the live online seminars in case you have questions pertaining specifically to Fort Worth outdoor irrigation restrictions and programs.

Free. Register on the link below.

Join the Greater Fort Worth Sierra Club to support environmentally friendly candidates in Tarrant County and the surrounding area. Local and statewide candidates will chat about their pro-environment platform.

Scheduled to attend: 

Beverly Powell - candidate TX Senate District 10

Roman McAllen for Railroad Commissioner

This year’s conference, the 30th annual, is a special one, with exceptional speakers, including a number from EPA leadership. The Superconference will cover an array of cutting-edge topics with timely presentations from federal, state and local governmental officials and leading private practitioners.

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

Topics to be discusssed:

A) Sat., July 28 -Learn about electric bus field trip 

B) Wed., Aug. 1 - Want to know what Dallas Resiliency Plan is about and some of the environmental projects within in?  Come to this briefing.

C) Wed., Aug. 14 - Council Vote on the Resiliency Plan.

D) Your Announcements/Political Happenings - Susan Cooper and others are welcome to make them for your favorite candidate.

E) A Climate Plan for Dallas?  Come and learn more.

The citizens' group Liveable Arlington advocates for and organizes toward a healthy, environmentally conscious, sustainable city. The group won the 2017 GreenSourceDFW Sustainable Leadership Award for Small Nonprofit. Liveable Arlington's founder, Ranjana Bhandari, will talk about past successes and future projects.

Dr. Larry Legg will explain variations between native bees and honey bees. Should bee an un-bee-table presentation. It is a free bee.

The Responsible Shale Energy Extraction Conference brings together scientists, engineers, industry professionals, regulators, technology innovators and concerned citizens to discuss the state of environmental stewardship within the shale energy sector. The focus will be on freshwater and wastewater management and will include round table discussions on produced water recycling, water infrastructure, and emerging new technologies with industry leaders on these respective topics.

Reception on Oct. 12. 


The Department of Sustainability is hosting a community meeting to discuss the comments and feedback received during the last two community meetings regarding the Simply Sustainable Plan. We encourage citizen to get familiar with the original Simply Sustainable Plan at

Info: 940-349-8152

Downwinders at Risk starts its 2018 College of Constructive Hell-Raising school. Learn from DFW veterans!


1st protest will be Fri, Jan. 5 from 1-4pm. This will be the woman's hunters event. 

2nd protest will be Sat. Jan. 6,  from 1-4pm.

Posters and leaflets will be provided, but feel free to make your own. Lot parking is available within two blocks of the protest area and usually costs between $5 & $10.

This protest is being organized locally by Loki Luis with assistance from CompassionWorks International and

For December, we're heading back to Craft and Growler in Exposition Park (near Fair Park in Dallas). We had a great time during our last visit here - looking forward to another! Craft and Growler is next door to Pizza Lounge, so you can order vegan pizza for delivery, and those pizzas are legit! (I like the sauerkrauter)

Bring your growler and fill up with one of C&G's 42 taps including local beers, ciders, & root beer!