Naturally McKinney wants to show families the path to green living. Above, the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the local green amenities located in McKinney. Courtesy of the McKinney Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Sept. 16, 2014

By Rita Cook 













The city of Dallas hosts its Green Fest on Sept. 20 on the Continental Avenue Bridge, which reopened as  pedestrian friendly park in June. Photos courtesy of the city of Dallas.










DFW-based Women in the Environment is hosting its second annual eco-art show on Sept. 11 in Addison

The show will feature art, jewelry and other items made from recycled, repurposed or sustainable materials.

Blooming Hub Caps is one of the vendors that will be at the show.

Photos courtesy of WE.

 

 

Sept. 8, 2014




Fort Worth artist and Dallas native Billy Hassell is showing his work in an exhibit title 'Ephemera: Winged Creatures of Texas' at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas through Nov. 13.

The opening reception will be held Sept. 6, 6-8pm, during Fort Worth's Fall Gallery Night.

Photos by Scott Lennox.

 

 












Aug. 27, 2014

By Minnie Payne

Behind the scenes at the Dallas County Community College District, there’s a Sustainability Team pushing students and staff to new heights of sustainability.



Adbongo is hosting a permaculture design course at the Bar H Ranch in St. Jo from Sept. 5-20.

Permaculture is a method of agriculture designed to work in harmony with natural eco-systems.

Photo Courtesy of Adbongo.

 

Aug. 26, 2014

By Rita Cook 

Aug. 25, 2014 

Summers in Texas extend deep into September, even October. Months after the longest day, the ground continues to absorb and radiate heat.

Trapped in our air-conditioned caves for too long, we need relief! Here is a selection of nature places to go green while cooling off.  

The Earth, Wind, & Fire Energy Summit will address all forms of energy Oct. 4-5 in Addison.

Photos courtesy of Earth, Wind & Fire Energy Summit.

Aug. 20, 2014

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