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 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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

George Bandy, Jr., vice president of sustainability at Interface, will be the keynote speaker Cedar Valley College's Sustainability Conference on June 13.

June 4, 2014

Last month,  80 turbines were installed on the roof of El Centro College in downtown Dallas. Photos courtesy of El Centro College.

May 19, 2014

More than 5,500 people in DFW have pledged to pick up 10 pieces of trash every Tuesday as part of an area-wide anti-litter campaign. Courtesy of Reverse Litter.

May 13, 2014

You may have noticed the slogan lately on billboards, buses and in TV and radio ads. Friendly folks of all ages are touting that they "took the pledge to pick up 10.”

This 13-acre site in Richardson is one of the few remaining remnants of blackland prairie in Texas. A local developer has plans to build high-end homes on the property. Photo courtesy of Eric Reed. Additional photos by Karl Thibodeaux.

Learn about North Texas native prairies on Saturday, May 3, at two free events: Native Plants and Prairies Day in Dallas and Prairie Day in Fort Worth.

Photo courtesy of North Texas Master Naturalists.

April 30, 2014

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