By Julie Thibodeaux. Photos by Karl Thibodeaux


Ecofest Arlington couldn’t have planned better weather on Saturday. The mild sunny day drew a record crowd of about 18,000, according to Heather Dowell, organizer for the fest. 

• More than 100 charities participating in the fundraising event support environmental and animal welfare.

By Julie Thibodeaux 

Photos by Phillip Shinoda

Business is good at White Rock Local Market's second location at Lakeside Baptist Church. By Saturday at noon, one vendor was out of eggs and a food truck was out of drinks. The vegetable booths were out of various item like basil and some greens but there was still a lot to see and buy. However the lesson to be learned is to shop early.

By Julie Thibodeaux

If you’ve got solar power, the North Texas Renewable Energy Group wants to talk to you. The group is hoping to fill some spots for its fourth annual 2013 DFW Solar Home Tour on Oct 5. 

• Tree advocate James Urban is the keynote speaker at the Texas Trees Conference to be held at the Eisemann Center in Richardson on Friday, Aug. 23. 

By Julie Thibodeaux



By Julie Thibodeaux

Here are our picks for the week to help you stay green through the dog days of summer.

 

 

By Julie Thibodeaux

• The Climate Ride starts in the Big Apple and ends at the Capitol Sept 21-25.

By Julie Thibodeaux


By Julie Thibodeaux


Lots of ways to liven up your week and even help some great causes at the same time. Bowling, birding, geocaching, a musical and a community garden bash - all happening this week in DFW!


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