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 

Aug. 25, 2014 

Summers in Texas extend deep into September, even October. Months after the longest day, the ground continues to absorb and radiate heat.

Trapped in our air-conditioned caves for too long, we need relief! Here is a selection of nature places to go green while cooling off.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bluebird experts from around the state will be flocking to Mansfield this Saturday for the Texas Bluebird Society's annual summer symposium. Photo courtesy of Catherine Dale.

Aug. 19, 2014

By Minnie Payne
















Brandon and Susan Pollard, founders of the Texas Honeybee Guild, will be showing their bee pride during demonstrations in Dallas this week. Photo by Julie Thibodeaux.

Aug. 12, 2014 

 

The Texas Action Coalition for the Environment is gathering signatures on a petition to request that the Perot Museum add information regarding the hazards of fracking to its energy exhibit.

Courtesy TACE.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Volunteers from the Sierra Club Inner City Outings group transplant a prairie foxglove at Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area. Courtesy of LLELA.

See our guide below to volunteer opportunities at 10 DFW-area nature centers.

Aug. 11, 2014

Trinity Environmental Academy, a green charter school, plans to open August 2015 at Paul Quinn College in Dallas, pending approval of its charter school application this month.

Aug. 6, 2014 

Sustainable education has just taken a leap forward in the DFW area for parents wanting their children to grow up green.  

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