Oak Cliff Nature Preserve in Dallas is overseen by the Texas Land Conservancy.

Jan. 27, 2012

We’ve all got an urban sprawl story. For years, you’ve driven by a picturesque pasture or stand of trees, only to find it gone one day, replaced by a row of houses or a shopping center. Yet as development continues to threaten native landscapes, land conservation is gaining momentum across the U.S.

Voting has ended for our Environmental Leadership Awards.

By Brandolon Barnett      

By Julie Thibodeaux


 When Fort Worth photographer Karl Thibodeaux is out taking pictures of a street scene, he doesn’t mind when a weed gets in the lens. Conversely, when he’s shooting a picture of a tree and a powerline jutts in the frame, it doesn’t bother him.

By Brandolon Barnett     

A conversation with Janette Moneer, President & CEO of Texas Trees Foundation on the state of Texas Trees after this summer's record drought and some of her organization's greatest accomplishments.

Oct. 31, 2011

 By Julie Thibodeaux    

A monarch sipping on your sunflower may seem carefree but it harbors ambitious plans. This time of year, when they stop for a drink, they’re refueling for a long haul to Mexico.    

Aftermath of Texas Wildfires

Sept. 30, 2011

By Kristy Alpert