Dallas-based entrepreneur Kat Mendenhall is launching a marketing blitz for her Texas-style vegan boots in April. Photos by Lindsey Miller.

Feb. 9, 2015

What to do when you’re a Texan looking for a cruelty-free pair of cowboy boots?

The DFW chapter of the North American Nature Photography Association hopes to eventually support local conservation efforts. All photos ©Sean Fitzgerald.

Feb. 4, 2015 

Susanne Luebke, director of the Lena Pope Early Learning Center in Fort Worth, says the center's new 24,000-square-foot Nature Explore Classroom will be a boon to their students' sensory development. Courtesy of Lena Pope.

Jan. 30, 2015

Celebrate your Sustainable Champions by nominating them for a 2015 Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Award.

Dec. 29, 2014

By Julie Thibodeaux

Here's a look back at some of the top environmental stories in the Dallas-Fort Worth region in 2014. 


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All photos depict an Austin home with permaculture features designed by John Bushe. Tonight, gardening enthusiasts and sustainability advocates can check out the permaculture features John Bushe installed at his Dallas townhome, which is for rent beginning Jan. 1. 

Dec. 17, 2014

The Dallas Fed Ex Ground Hub, located in Hutchins, began drawing power from more than 4,500 solar panels in October. Photos courtesy of FedEx.

Dec. 2, 2014 

Fed Ex is soaking up the Texas sun at its Dallas-area facility while reducing its carbon footprint, thanks to a new solar installation. 

Dallas entrepreneur Garrett Boone is the principle investor in TreeHouse, a green home improvement store that opened in Austin in 2011. Photo courtesy of JetsonGreen.com.

Dec. 1, 2014

Bike gear magnets are some of the gift items that Re-Geared staff create using recycled parts at the Grapevine shop. Photos courtesy of Re-Geared.

Nov. 17, 2014

The city of North Richland Hills is considering requiring a special use permit for solar solar installations on street-facing slopes of a resident’s roof as well as for ground mounted systems more than 500 square feet. Above, a home in Cedar Hill with solar panels on the street-facing side of home. Photos courtesy of the DFW Solar Home Tour.

Nov. 11, 2014 

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