Volunteers from the Sierra Club Inner City Outings group transplant a prairie foxglove at Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area. Courtesy of LLELA.

See our guide below to volunteer opportunities at 10 DFW-area nature centers.

Aug. 11, 2014

Trinity Environmental Academy, a green charter school, plans to open August 2015 at Paul Quinn College in Dallas, pending approval of its charter school application this month.

Aug. 6, 2014 

Sustainable education has just taken a leap forward in the DFW area for parents wanting their children to grow up green.  

A xeriscaped garden in Austin. Courtesy of the Korye Logan/Texas Tribune.

Aug. 5, 2014

If you have an attractive well-maintained yard with water-conserving landscape features, the cities of Fort Worth and Coppell want to hear from you.

Dallas activist leader and Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Award winner Rita Beving speaks outside a Texas Water Development Board hearing in Arlington in May against the proposed Marvin Nichols Reservoir. Photo courtesy of Texas Green Report.

July 29, 2014

Left, Laura and Scott Slayton, took over proprietorship of the Hattie May Inn in Fort Worth in June, transforming it into DFW's first all vegetarian B&B.

Photo by Julie Thibodeaux. Other photos courtesy of the Slaytons.

July 26, 2014

Full-time eco-activist Scott Parkin has worn many hats in the environmental movement. Currently he works for the Rainforest Action Network in San Francisco. Photo courtesy of Wildplaces.Net.

July 23, 2014

Scott Parkin wants you to raise a ruckus. Maybe even break a few laws.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Larry and Mary McNeil stand in front of their GraPark Giant pecan tree purchased in 1979 at O.S. Gray Nursery in Arlington. Paula Harbour, right, of the Friends of O.S. Gray Natural Area, is documenting the trees patented by the longtime Arlington nurseryman. Courtesy of Friends of O.S. Gray.

July 16, 2014 


The Grove in Dallas' historic West End district is one of nearly a dozen coworking spaces that have sprouted up in North Texas. 

 July 14, 2014 

Coworking spaces are popping up worldwide and North Texans looking to ditch their homes offices for shared office space will find them across the Metroplex.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The city of Dallas Environmental Education Initiative is hosting the Recycle Relay July 12 at 8 a.m. at the Trinity River Audubon Center in Dallas. 

July 8, 2014

By Julie Thibodeaux

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The world's population is now up to 7.2 billion. Population Media Center, whose Texas headquarters is located in Fort Worth, performs outreach on issues related to population in 50 countries. Images courtesy of Population Media Center.

July 8, 2014 

By Rita Cook 

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