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March 23, 2015

Earth Day is officially celebrated April 22, but North Texas cities stretch out the holiday for four weeks starting in late March.

That's good news for greenies because that means fewer events overlap and you can attend an ecofest every week for a month. Check out the line up below – all events are free.
 

March 17, 2015

By Minnie Payne

 

Dallas Green Alliance Steering Committee members Catherine Garrison and George Battle III greet guests at the Gather for Common Ground dinner held March 15 in Dallas. Photo by Linda Cooke.

March 16, 2015 

 

The empty chairs represent the six open city council seats that the Dallas Green Alliance hopes to fill with environmentally conscious council members. Courtesy of the Dallas Green Alliance.

March 11, 2015 

Feb. 18, 2015

By Carrie Schweitzer and Phillip Shinoda   

The Dallas tree canopy covers about 30 percent of the city's land area. About 37 percent of the canopy is located south of Interstate 30. 

Feb. 11, 2015

 

Above, Swetha Kannan and Shawn Reeder will head up the Dallas and Fort Worth groups, while Ricky Bradley, right, serves as Third Coast Regional CoordinatorA Denton chapter launched earlier this month.

Jan. 28, 2015

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. 


JANUARY

WILD CHILD

Mansfield Gas Well Awareness is a coalition of residents asking their city leaders to update Mansfield's outdated gas drilling ordinance to protect their health and quality of life.

Dec. 10, 2014

By Julie Thibodeaux 

A group in Mansfield is the latest North Texas coalition fighting for protection from the dangers of gas drilling.

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