Inaugural event hosted by the animal welfare organization featuring cocktails, snacks and desserts. In addition, Austin firefighter Rip Esselstyne will be honored for his committment and promotion of a vegan lifestyle. He's the author of The Engine 2 Diet, which chronicles his successful diet and offers a guide. $25.

The film Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time highlights Leopold’s extraordinary career, tracing how he shaped and influenced the modern environmental movement.

Tickets include 1 drink for the bar, appetizers, admission and talk following. Proceeds benefit the Connemara Conservancy. $25.

Bring your e-waste (computers, cell phones, TVs, VCRs, appliances and other electronics) to the following Snappy Salad locations for recycling: 


5915 Forest Lane, Dallas, TX, 75230

5930 W. Park Blvd., Plano, TX, 75093

6550 N. MacArthur Blvd, Irving TX 75039



320 W. Campbell Road, Richardson, TX, 75080

5941 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX, 75206

2175 E. Southlake Blvd, Southlake TX 76092

Earth Day celebrations featuring activities, airbrush tatoo artist, contests and food. 

In addition speakers will offer programs prior to the fest at the Student Center, WSTU 1303:

9:30 am - Easy Butterfly Gardening 

10 am - Big Time Into Small Things

10:30 am - Why We Do What We Do


Info: Joan Shriver at 817-515-7242 or or June Relyea at 817-515-7060 or

This month we'll be walking through nature with noted Master Naturalist Jim Varnum and tuning up our wildflower beds, pulling privet and moving mulch for our new Meadow Trail. The Nature Walk begins at 9 am, Community Day will follow.

Documentary presenting the stories of a diverse group of women in five countries who have initiated solution-oriented environmental projects in their communities, towns and villages.This film features stunning images, poetry and music by well-known writers and musicians, including Alice Walker and Michael Franti.

This film is being offered as a part of the Dallas Community College District’s annual Sustainability Summit. Free.


Wall-E is an animated romantic science fiction film that tackles such issues as consumerism, nostalgia, environmental problems and waste management. Wall-E, a robot designed to clean up a waste-covered earth, falls in love with Eve, another. The two go into outer space and embark on an adventure that changes their destiny and the destiny of humankind.

The film is seen as a critique and an examination of the impact humans have on this plant and the risk to our civilization and Earth. 

Free. Discussion follows.

This annual sale includes more than 100 hard to find beautiful native Texas plant species, which are drought-tolerant, disease-resistant, low maintenance and well suited for the soil and extreme temperature conditions found in Denton County.   

The city hosts the family friendly celebration at the Government Center. Includes a self-guided video tour of sustainable exhibits that event-goers can access via QR codes, tree planting, recyclable crafts, green booths, face painting and entertainment.  

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture brings Tony Robinson, adjunct professor of environmental sustainability at SMU and associate editor at EarthPeople Media, back for another series on Culture and the Environment: Humans in the Natural World. The lecture series will continue over four Wednesdays: February 12th, March 12th, April 9th, and May 14th and is open to members, non-members and teachers. 

ECOLOGY, February 12. Ecology is a truly interdisciplinary field, integrating such disciplines as biology, philosophy, chemistry, ethics, etc. What does ecology tell us about how the human organism interacts with its environment? Do human beings have a different kind of relationship with the biosphere than other organisms? Is culture part of the answer?