About 15 dwellings are planned for the Wildflower Ecovillage, formerly known as the DFW Ecovillage, on this 70-acre property in Greenville, northeast of Dallas. Photos courtesy of Wildflower Ecovillage.

July 2, 2014

By Penelope Taylor









 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Native Prairies Association of Texas is hosting meetings July 14 in Fort Worth and July 16 in Dallas in hopes of starting two North Texas chapters. Photo courtesy of NPAT.

June 30, 2014

By Julie Thibodeaux 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Nate Downey will present a hands-on workshop covering cistern and tank installation at Richland College this week. Above, Colorful water tanks dot the landscape. Photos courtesy of Nate Downey. 

June 24, 2014 

By Minnie Payne



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

North Texas residents can order 50-gallon rain barrels for $75 each until Sept 7 through the Botanical Research Institute of Texas in Fort Worth. Above, colorful rain barrels at the Common Grounds Community Garden in North Richland Hills. Photo by Karl Thibodeaux.

June 23, 2014

June 18, 2014 

So you want to cut back on your carbon footprint but you’re not ready to purchase an electric car. How about trading in that gas-guzzling lawnmower for a model that is emissions-free?








 

The Greater DFW Recycling Alliance and the North Texas Corporate Recycling Association are accepting nominations for the inaugural North Texas Recycling Awards until June 30.

June 10, 2014

By Julie Thibodeaux

The University of North Texas' Zero Energy Lab, built in 2012, is designed to test the efficiency of the latest sustainable energy technologies on a residential scale. Photos courtesy of UNT.

June 9, 2014

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