By Julie Thibodeaux

Photos by Phillip Shinoda and Julie Thibodeaux

The Friends of Tandy Hills Natural Area threw a real downhome green shindig at Prairie Fest last weekend, April 27.

By Julie Thibodeaux. Photos by Phillip Shinoda.

The sun shone, the vendors were upbeat and the crowds turned out for Earth Day Dallas at Fair Park this weekend. While we heard some complaints about greenwashing, overall there was lots of green energy.

By Rita Cook

Environmental attorney, author and Dallas Sierra Club president Wendell Withrow wears a lot of hats in the DFW green community but says his first foray into living green was when he began reading the works of Edward Abbey in 1989.

Dolphin Blue produces documentary on DC Climate Rally • Gary Liss to offer primer on zero waste • Botanical Research Institute of Texas launches Farmer’s Market

 By Julie Thibodeaux

 

March 6, 2013

By Phillip Shinoda

Hundreds of people from all over the country converged on Dallas for the Frack Attack Summit, March 2-3. There were people from Philadelphia to San Francisco, and from Wyoming to Texas. Their common interest was the effect of hydraulic fracturing for gas on the environment: water, air, health, community.

  
Julie’s Green Light:  Feb. 12 • Park Drilling Vote Delayed in Dallas • North Texans headed to Climate Change Rally • USGBC North Texas recruiting young professionals  

By Julie Thibodeaux


By Brandolon Barnett

Kicking off the third year of www.GreenSourceDFW.org there will be more events like the meetup that took place Thursday, January 17th.     http://www.meetup.com/Green-Dallas-Ft-Worth/

Dec. 4, 2012

The holidays are a time for lots of buying decisions, which makes it a perfect time to go green. What better way than to start with the tree.

Many consumers still face the annual question of whether it is better for the planet to cut down a real tree or buy an artificial one. But Will McClatchey, vice president of research at the Botanical Research Institute in Fort Worth, said there is little room for debate—real trees are better. 

Nov. 25, 2012

By Julie Thibodeaux      

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