The view from atop what was once called 'Kennedale Mountain' at the newly opened Southwest Nature Preserve in Arlington. All photos courtesy of the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department

Oct. 22, 2013

 

Above, Panelists Terry Kellogg and Daniel Katz with moderator Bryan Walsh, center, at the SXSW Eco conference held in Austin Oct. 7-9.

Oct. 15, 2013

 

Oct. 14, 2013

Photos by Phillip Shinoda and Julie Thibodeaux

March Against Monsanto May 25, 2013 in Dallas. Photo: Phillip Shinoda.

Oct. 10, 2013

By Julie Thibodeaux

The North Texas Corporate Recycling Association put green business practices in the spotlight at its Green 3 Awards last week at the Dallas Arboretum. The nearly 25-year-old nonprofit organization, which promotes recycling and the use of recycled goods, singled out some of the most notable efforts by local entities to reduce waste in North Texas.  

This summer, Fort Worth joined other cities, including Dallas and Coppell, in promoting water-conservation with landscaping competition.

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. 

• Hummingbirds will be migrating through Texas throughout this month.

By Julie Thibodeaux

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

By Julie Thibodeaux 

By Julie Thibodeaux. Photos by Phillip Shinoda.   Aug. 29, 2013

Local environmental advocates celebrated at a downtown watering hole Wednesday night after the Dallas City Council finally put an end to a request by Trinity East Energy to drill on public parkland. 

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