Urban Sustainability

The Earth, Wind, & Fire Energy Summit will address all forms of energy Oct. 4-5 in Addison.

Photos courtesy of Earth, Wind & Fire Energy Summit.

Aug. 20, 2014

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.  

A xeriscaped garden in Austin. Courtesy of the Korye Logan/Texas Tribune.

Aug. 5, 2014

If you have an attractive well-maintained yard with water-conserving landscape features, the cities of Fort Worth and Coppell want to hear from you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Mountain View College's Slow Food Garden, which features 40 beds, will be open for leasing by the community following the ribbon cutting Aug. 21. Photos courtesy of Mountain View College.

July 30, 2014

By Penelope Taylor

Left, Laura and Scott Slayton, took over proprietorship of the Hattie May Inn in Fort Worth in June, transforming it into DFW's first all vegetarian B&B.

Photo by Julie Thibodeaux. Other photos courtesy of the Slaytons.

July 26, 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.












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