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Fort Worth native and green blogger Amber Sorrells launched her BeGreenT company last month. Photos courtesy of Amber Sorrells.

Oct. 7, 2014

By Rita Cook 

Oct. 6, 2014

By Amy Martin 
Photos by Scooter Smith

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? 

The Green Source DFW Run for the Environment will be held at Cedar Hill State Park, which overlooks Joe Pool Lake.  Photos courtesy of Cedar Hill State Park.

Sept. 30, 2014

By Julie Thibodeaux

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



More than 50 solar-powered homes along with 20-plus electric and hybrid vehicles will be showcased at the DFW Solar Home Tour this year. Above, Rick Bollar's Tesla will be on display at his Southlake home. Photos courtesy of the North Texas Renewable Energy Group.

Sept. 29, 2014

Many North Texans know Dan Lepinski as the "solar shuttle guy." Lepinski will be powering the stage at the Green Source DFW Run for the Environment on Oct. 11 at Cedar Hill State Park. Photo by Karl Thibodeaux.

Sept. 22, 2014

Dan Lepinski is fired up about solar.

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

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