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

Dallas activist leader and Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Award winner Rita Beving speaks outside a Texas Water Development Board hearing in Arlington in May against the proposed Marvin Nichols Reservoir. Photo courtesy of Texas Green Report.

July 29, 2014

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.

This year 25 U.S. high schools will be competing at the Solar Car Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway July 21-22. A two-day cross country trip to Austin follows. Photos courtesy of the Solar Car Challenge.

July 15, 2014

High school students from across the country may be modeling the cars of the future at Texas Motor Speedway next week.


The Grove in Dallas' historic West End district is one of nearly a dozen coworking spaces that have sprouted up in North Texas. 

 July 14, 2014 

Coworking spaces are popping up worldwide and North Texans looking to ditch their homes offices for shared office space will find them across the Metroplex.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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 Arlington Conservation Council shows off their solar-powered float made with recycled material for the Arlington Fourth of July Parade. Photo courtesy of Paul Knudsen.

July 7, 2014

About 15 dwellings are planned for the Wildflower Ecovillage, formerly known as the DFW Ecovillage, on this 70-acre property in Greenville, northeast of Dallas. Photos courtesy of Wildflower Ecovillage.

July 2, 2014

By Penelope Taylor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Zac Trahan, director of Texas Campaign for the Environment's Dallas office, explains to the Dallas City Council in January why the city needs to ditch plastic bags. Bag makers behind him sport "No Bag Ban" shirts. Courtesy of the Dallas Morning News.

July 1, 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

By Julie Thibodeaux 

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