• The inaugural EcoScape contest is open to residents of Fort Worth and almost 30 surrounding communitiesDeadline to enter is Aug. 16.

By Julie Thibodeaux

• Old satellite dishes and license plates inspire whimsical designs

By Rita Cook     

East Dallas resident Cynthia Daniel says she started out creating her art with used metal because it was less expensive than buying new metal, but now it is her material of choice.  

By Julie Thibodeaux

BRIT’s parking lot gardens are sporting a natural look these days. Photos by Karl Thibodeaux.

June 21, 2013

 By Julie Thibodeaux

Looking ahead, there are happenings for all ages to love this week. While up-and-coming conservationists can mingle at a new networking group, kids will enjoy close encounters with reptiles and adults can take a crash course in preparing food the way Grandma did.

June 3, 2013


• On May 25, according to organizers, the March Against Monsanto was held in 58 countries and more than 400 cities, including Dallas and Fort Worth. 

By Julie Thibodeaux

Shark fin ban bill dies in Senate

 •Advocates say fight’s not over

May 21, 2013

 By Julie Thibodeaux

Sharks were dealt a blow May 20, when the HB 852, the bill to ban the shark fin trade in Texas, died in the Texas Senate.

Volunteer Citizen Involvement

By Phillip Shinoda

Prairie Fest brought people to the prairie

By Julie Thibodeaux

Photos by Phillip Shinoda and Julie Thibodeaux

The Friends of Tandy Hills Natural Area threw a real downhome green shindig at Prairie Fest last weekend, April 27.