Full-time eco-activist Scott Parkin has worn many hats in the environmental movement. Currently he works for the Rainforest Action Network in San Francisco. Photo courtesy of Wildplaces.Net.

July 23, 2014

Scott Parkin wants you to raise a ruckus. Maybe even break a few laws.

Once the most abundant bird in North America, passenger pigeons were driven to extinction during the 19th century. Passenger pigeon expert Joel Greenberg will be sharing their cautionary tale at the Heard Museum in McKinney on Aug. 12.

 July 22, 2014

By Minnie Payne

July 16, 2014 

The Friends of O.S. Gray Natural Area are on a pecan tree hunt. 

They’re looking for something unique – six varieties of pecan trees patented by O.S. Gray, an Arlington nurseryman and namesake of the park.

Gray, whose plant nursery operated in Arlington from 1932 to 1986, was an innovative pecan tree grower and expert.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 world's population is now up to 7.2 billion. Population Media Center, whose Texas headquarters is located in Fort Worth, performs outreach on issues related to population in 50 countries. Images courtesy of Population Media Center.

July 8, 2014 

By Rita Cook 









The Native Prairies Association of Texas is hosting meetings July 14 in Fort Worth and July 16 in Dallas in hopes of starting two North Texas chapters. Photo courtesy of NPAT.

June 30, 2014

A statewide organization that promotes prairie conservation throughout Texas wants to bring its mission to North Texas.








 

Prairie experts to gather in Fort Worth


The State of the Prairie Conference will be held May 29-May 31 in Fort Worth.​ Tours of the Tandy Hills Natural Area, a 160-acre prairie remnant in Fort Worth, pictured above, will be held on May 29. Photo courtesy of Don Young.

May 26, 2014

May 14, 2014

By Amy Martin 
Photos by Scooter Smith 

North Texas Wild is an ongoing series showcasing the wild spaces in and around North Texas.

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