Fort Worth native and green blogger Amber Sorrells launched her BeGreenT company last month. Photos courtesy of Amber Sorrells.

Oct. 7, 2014

By Rita Cook 

Oct. 6, 2014

By Amy Martin 
Photos by Scooter Smith

When a meandering prairie river runs through your city, should you straighten its curves into a glorified drainage ditch, force a for-profit whitewater park in one of its few natural places (and fail at it), allow businesses to decimate its forests, and have your park department generally ignore it? 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Greenfest on the Green Belt will be held Sept. 27 at the Greenbelt on FM  455 below Ray Roberts Lake Dam. Photos courtesy of the Greenbelt Alliance of Denton County.

Sept. 24, 2014 

By Rita Cook 

The Friends of Molly Hollar Wildscape will be part of the Arlington Conservation's Council's 'Fix It Green' demonstration tent during the 6th annual Ecofest Arlington on Sept. 20. Photos by Karl Thibodeaux.

Sept. 17, 2014 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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.

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.  

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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

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