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.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bluebird experts from around the state will be flocking to Mansfield this Saturday for the Texas Bluebird Society's annual summer symposium. Photo courtesy of Catherine Dale.

Aug. 19, 2014

By Minnie Payne

Brandon and Susan Pollard, founders of the Texas Honeybee Guild, will be showing their bee pride during demonstrations in Dallas this week. Photo by Julie Thibodeaux.

Aug. 12, 2014 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


This year 25 U.S. high schools will be competing at the Solar Car Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway July 21-22. A two-day cross country trip to Austin follows. Photos courtesy of the Solar Car Challenge.

July 15, 2014

By Rita Cook

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 Arlington Conservation Council shows off their solar-powered float made with recycled material for the Arlington Fourth of July Parade. Photo courtesy of Paul Knudsen.

July 7, 2014









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