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Don’t miss out on the fun! Our volunteer-driven events will teach you more about our local native plants and spaces while you make connections with nature and others.

Water and Amphibians Are Awesome!

Grapevine Area Parks Grapevine, TX

We all understand the importance of water to the planet, but did you know that we can identify the health of our water by the presence of amphibians and other wildlife that call our waterways home? Rachel Richter, Urban Wildlife Biologist for Texas Parks and Wildlife in DFW will cover traits of clean and healthy … Continue reading Water and Amphibians Are Awesome!

The Importance of Pollinators

Did you know that thousands of monarch butterflies funnel through our region each year as they migrate north and south? The deterioration of the butterfly’s natural habitat has contributed to their significant decline. As a Bee City USA City Grapevine will continue to restore and enhance local habitats for all pollinators such as monarchs and … Continue reading The Importance of Pollinators

Residential Irrigation and Water Management

All too often landscape irrigation wastes water. Irrigation losses are on average 40,000-60,000 gallons per year. Properly managing your irrigation system can help you reduce your annual outdoor water use by nearly 8,800 gallons, equivalent to the amount of water used to take 500 showers! Irrigation professionals will lead this virtual lecture and will cover … Continue reading Residential Irrigation and Water Management

Brightmark: Reimagining Waste

As part of our Restore Our Earth Education Series, we welcome Brightmark Vice President, Clarke Pauley and National Director Feedstock Origination, Tom Hocklin. These experts will cover advanced chemical recycling, or plastics renewal technology, and renewable natural gas innovations. Attend this free virtual lecture to find out about their first commercial-scale advanced recycling facility, and … Continue reading Brightmark: Reimagining Waste

Shining a Light on Home Energy Savings

Virtual

Oncor Electric will present money-saving options on home energy efficiency through heating/cooling, insulation, solar, thermostats and more. When it comes to the family budget, you have the power to make a difference for your home, so it’s important to save where you can. We are excited to launch our new ECO (environment, community, outdoors) Talks … Continue reading Shining a Light on Home Energy Savings

DFW Airport’s Sustainability & Food Waste Solutions

Did you know that DFW Airport diverts food waste from select terminals and airline catering to compost? On-site educational programs help stakeholders better manage organic food waste by learning how to sort and collect their food waste so it can be redirected to North Texas farms and compost facilities seamlessly. In addition to the airport’s … Continue reading DFW Airport’s Sustainability & Food Waste Solutions

The Modern Landfill

Virtual

Did you know there are 198 landfills in Texas? This engineered space is more than just a dump. Republic Services will lead this virtual lecture, and tour (on two separate dates) explaining how landfill sites are chosen, prepared, regulated and maintained. Come learn and see where your household waste goes and how it is managed. … Continue reading The Modern Landfill