"To educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment."
Places to Go, Things to Do
- Right now, the City of Dallas wants your input regarding our urban forest, in an online survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DallasUFMP.
- By February 28 apply for April Climate Reality training event in San Antonio, https://www.climaterealityproject.org/training
- Improve your recycling skills with this quiz: http://www.timetorecycle.com/knowwhattothrow/#quiz
- Call me at 972 239-5878 if you are available to volunteer for such conservation efforts as: getting Dallas businesses more involved in efforts to mitigate and adapt to climate change, reducing use of bottled water in North Texas, encouraging hospitals to use non-polluting sterilization services for their waste, encouraging restaurants to reduce their use of non-compostable containers and plastics, or encouraging school districts to buy electric buses. Or perhaps you have an idea yourself for a conservation campaign.
- February 15 9-11 am Foodscaping class at Fair Park, https://www.facebook.com/events/491491141476074/
- February 18, demonstrate in
Plano outside Liberty Mutual shareholders meeting. If you are a
policy holder with an invitation to the meeting, we'd like to
suggest some questions you can raise about insuring polluters.
Details and rsvp: http://dallassierraclub.org/
- February 18 early voting begins for the March 3 primaries. Voting for environmentally responsible candidates is one of the most important conservation efforts you can make. https://www.votetexas.gov/
- Before March 3, read and comment
on the draft Comprehensive Environmental & Climate Action Plan
dallasclimateaction.com/forum. Especially look for measurable targets and goals. Some goals are too timid or vague.
- Monday, March 2, 9:00 am, City
of Dallas Environment and Sustainability Committee meets at Dallas
City Hall to hear to hear about urban agriculture in the CECAP. The
public is invited. You can view the meeting live online at https://dallascityhall.com/
Pages/watch-city-meetings-. Video of past meetings is at https://dallastx.swagit.com/ online.aspx environment-and- sustainability.
- Monday, March 2, 5-8 pm Zero
Waste Fair at Northaven UMC, 11211 Preston Road, Dallas,
hear activist author Bea Johnson and learn to cut your waste to
- Tuesday, March 3, attend the
free North Texas Climate Change Symposium with Lt. General Russel
Honore speaking. Register NOW: https://www.
dallasclimateaction.com/event- details/2020-north-texas- climate-change-symposium
Texas Clean Energy Scorecard
Lone Star Sierra Club has published their Clean Energy Scorecard to help you inform yourself about the clean energy efforts of your Retail Electric Provider. Read about it here. Then go to http://www.texascleanenergyscorecard.com/ to learn how your retail electric provider rates, and what you might ask them to improve.
Conservation News Email List
Sign up to get Dallas Sierra Club Conservation News Stay up-to-date on conservation issues affecting the Dallas area with this (usually) twice-per-month email.
Conservation starts at home! Think globally, act locally comes down to your own garbage can. The majority of Americans recycle, so join us. Click here for information about recycling in Dallas, Fort Worth, and surrounding cities. If you have questions about recycling or recycling campaigns, contact Victoria Howard at 972-768-6067.
Share Your Ride
We are making car pooling and using public transportation a little easier for our regular events. See our new Share Your Ride page.
You can get FREE mulch delivered to your house from tree service companies, and-or you can pick up FREE mulch by yourself at various companies and city recycling centers. Click here for information about free mulch. If you have questions, contact Kirk or Coralie Miller at 972-699-1687.