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Fort Worth Botanic Garden 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd, Fort Worth, TX, United States

ZimSculpt features more than 100 sculptures carved from various types of stone found in Zimbabwe. Live sculptors will be on site carving statues for the duration of the exhibit, which runs April 15-July 30, 2023. Botanic gardens are the perfect venue for sculptures, and this exhibit makes its Fort Worth premiere at the Fort WorthRead More


Young Texan Ambassadors Applications Now Open!

Online Submission

The Young Texan Ambassadors (YTA) program is designed to help young people develop leadership skills while emphasizing environmental stewardship and community building. The primary objective is to provide ambassadors with resources beyond regular school hours, allowing them to educate and raise awareness about litter prevention, environmentalism, and community organization. Texans between the ages of 15Read More


Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX, United States

Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.   The exhibit is open through October 1st andRead More

Free – $22

My Texas Water Campaign

TX, United States

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) and Texas Runs on Water® (TROW), have partnered to launch the My Texas Water photo campaign on Instagram, inviting all Texans to draw a deeper connection to the water that keeps our state running. From June 1-30, we're inviting our followers to share photos on Instagram from past andRead More


*Final* 2nd Saturday Bird Walk of the Summer

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX, United States

Second Saturday Bird Walks in the Heard Wildlife Sanctuary are offered by volunteers from the Prairie & Timbers Audubon Society (PTAS). These bird walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. There are also plenty of opportunities provided for participants to ask questions from experienced birders. Prairie, woodland,Read More

Stewardship Saturday at the Coastal Prairie Conservancy

Indiangrass Preserve 31975 Hebert Road, Waller, TX, United States

Looking for a way to get your hands dirty and help the prairie? Come join us for a STEWARDSHIP SATURDAY! Volunteers help manage invasive species, plant native plants, and restore prairie habitats. All ages are welcome to participate - no experience necessary!


Zip Line Day at Heard Ropes Course

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX, United States

During the Heard's Zip Line Days, guests will climb up the new dual zip platform and then proceed to a 487-ft. zip line. Purchase one ticket ($12 each) for each time you would like to travel down the zip line. Pre-registration is required. For all programs, please wear closed toed shoes, and appropriate clothing forRead More


Feel Confident in Your Life Jacket

Bartholomew Municipal Pool 1800 E 51st Street, Austin, TX, United States

Black Women Who will be giving away over 50 life jackets to the community in hopes to save someone life this summer and beyond. We've partnered with Aquatic's department and several different organizations that'll be joining to assist us in making this event a success! The free life jackets are for adults and kids.


Native Pollinators and Monarch Conservation

Texas Botanical Gardens at Legacy Plaza 1219 Fisher Street, Goldthwaite, TX, United States

Dr. Adam Mitchel, Assistant Professor of Entomology at Tarleton State University, will be delivering a talk and hands-on demonstrations and identifications of our native pollinators and their required habitats, including a walking talk through the Botanical Gardens. Dr. Mitchel's graduate degree is in Fish & Wildlife Management, and his doctorate is in Entomology & WildlifeRead More


Night Out at the Heard

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX, United States

Join Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney for a fun fundraising event featuring live music and dancing in our outdoor amphitheater, a cash bar, tasty food trucks and more! Ages 21+.


Splash Trip to Inks Lake State Park

Inks Lake State Park 3630 Park Road 4 W, Burnet, TX, United States

Beat the summer heat with a family day trip to Ink Lake State Park with Families in Nature!


Nature Steam Summer Academy

Dallas College - Cedar Valley Campus 3030 N Dallas Ave, Lancaster, TX, United States

Commissary Is Very Necessary (CIVN) is partnered with Dallas College TexPrep to bring the students of Dallas-Forth Worth a summer camp for the gardens. CIVN and TexPrep are teaching students grades 3rd to 12th all about STEAM with Art Agriculture, basic gardening and hydroponics. Students have to the chance to learn about the environment thisRead More

Free – $50