Feature Articles

Articles that illuminate and educate on subjects about the environment.  Priority is given to articles written by local people and about  the Dallas / Fort Worth region.  Feature articles submitted will be screened. These submissions may not be advertising.

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By Jason Winningham, the Green Tip Guy   "Green Tip of the Week " is an ongoing feature created by Green Tip Guy Jason Winningham of Duncanville.   Check out his website GreenTipOfTheWeek.com and his YouTube page where you can find an... Read more ..
PalletSmart in Fort Worth makes furniture, home decor and custom projects out of repurposed pallets and other reclaimed material. Photos courtesy of PalletSmart. Sept. 2, 2015 By Rita Cook   Wooden pallets are a bulky byproduct of shipping but a company in Fort Worth... Read more ..
Authors from Dallas County Community College have published a two-volume textbook titled "Feasted Landscapes: Sustainability in American Topics," chronicling the history of unsustainability in the U.S. Above, lumberjacks fell giant redwoods in Humboldt County, California,... Read more ..
                  BMW i3 Range Extender hybrid has a 150-mile range. Photo by Rita Cook.  Aug. 31, 2015 By Rita Cook It’s not driving as usual when you get behind the wheel of BMW's newest electric cars. You can choose between... Read more ..
Aug. 26, 2015 By Jason Winningham, The Green Tip Guy "Green Tip of the Week " is an ongoing feature created by Green Tip Guy Jason Winningham of Duncanville.   Check out his website GreenTipOfTheWeek.com and his YouTube page where you can find an... Read more ..
iNaturalist is a place where you can record what you see in nature, meet other nature lovers and learn about the natural world. Courtesy of iNaturalist. Aug. 25, 2015 By Amy Martin Texas Parks & Wildlife employs a handful of urban biologists to cover all of North Texas.... Read more ..
  According to the National Wildlife Federation, there are dozens of milkweed species native to the United States, some of which are highly endangered. For monarch butterflies, these are must-have plants because monarchs will only lay their eggs on milkweeds. Above,... Read more ..
Austin College has reached its goal of using 100 percent renewable electricity this summer. Courtesy of Austin College. Aug. 23, 2015 From AustinCollege.edu Austin College, a private liberal arts college in Sherman, is celebrating the achievement of a milestone in environmental... Read more ..