Oct. 6, 2014

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 

Bill Seaman of the Texas Historic Tree Coalition, based in Dallas, is overseeing a project to find, recognize and celebrate historic trees in each of the state’s 254 counties. Photo by Marshall Hinsley.

Sept. 23, 2014

If you drive south of Abilene through Taylor County, you’d have no way to know that the stately oak tree at the intersection of FM 614 and U.S. Highway 84 marks the historic Bouldin family cemetery.

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.










Sept. 3, 2014

By Kevin Lefebvre, MS

Smoking Gun




Fort Worth artist and Dallas native Billy Hassell is showing his work in an exhibit title 'Ephemera: Winged Creatures of Texas' at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas through Nov. 13.

The opening reception will be held Sept. 6, 6-8pm, during Fort Worth's Fall Gallery Night.

Photos by Scott Lennox.

 



Adbongo is hosting a permaculture design course at the Bar H Ranch in St. Jo from Sept. 5-20.

Permaculture is a method of agriculture designed to work in harmony with natural eco-systems.

Photo Courtesy of Adbongo.

 

Aug. 26, 2014

By Rita Cook 

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