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Dallas Center Open House: A Grand Opening Event (Dallas)

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

You’re invited to the Dallas Center

The Texas A&M AgriLife Center at Dallas invites you to take part in our grand opening celebration by attending the open house for our newly renovated campus at 17360 Coit Rd.

This day of educational activity includes scheduled walking tours of our new campus. Information booths at the event will showcase the breadth of urban agriculture research and extension initiatives taking place right here in Dallas for a better, healthier more sustainable future.

AgriLife’s expert scientists and extension professionals will be on hand throughout the day to answer your practical questions about all things related to agriculture in cities, urban trees, water and land resources, and healthy living.

Expert topics

Landscaping and gardening
Turfgrass
Water use efficiency
Stormwater management
Insects and pests
4-H and youth programs
Parks and recreation planning
Texas trees
Health and wellness
Cooking
Vertical farming
Hydroponics

Guided Tours

Guided tours of our new campus will run throughout the open house event. Explore our green infrastructures and expansive demonstration landscapes, which serve as working examples of sustainable development in urban and suburban areas.
10 a.m.
11 a.m.
1 p.m.
2 p.m. 3 p.m.
4 p.m.
5 p.m.
6 p.m.

Get a first-hand look at turfgrass demonstration plots and plant research laboratories, which investigate the properties of plant resource efficiency, productivity, and resilience.

Walk among a collection of historic trees and other Texas native and adapted species planted during the last 75 years of agricultural activity at the Dallas center. Peruse residential and commercial installations for ideas on implementing exciting new practices at your home, business, and campus.

We hope to see you at the open house, and welcome to the Dallas center!

Details

Date:
October 9
Time:
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://dallas.tamu.edu/events/2019/openhouse/

Venue

Dallas Center
17360 N. Coit Rd
Dallas, Texas 75248