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Nissa Salas, founder of the 30/30/30 Litter Campaign in the Pleasant Grove neighborhood in Dallas, gets assistance from volunteer Kenneth Winn and his litter patrol truck. Photos courtesy of Nissa Salas. 

Jan.7, 2015

By Rita Cook

Celebrate your Sustainable Champions by nominating them for a 2015 Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Award.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The DFW chapter of Bicycles for Humanity is collecting 500 bikes to ship to Africa in 2015, where many residents will use them as their primary means of transportation. Courtesy of Bicycles for Humanity.

Oct. 28, 2014 

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? 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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 

Aug. 27, 2014

By Minnie Payne

Behind the scenes at the Dallas County Community College District, there’s a Sustainability Team pushing students and staff to new heights of sustainability.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

• Last year, the U.S. Forest Service locked the gate to significant areas of Lake Fannin Park, a wilderness gem on the Red River

• As a result, volunteers who restored the historic park have been unable to continue.

• Efforts are underway to transfer the land to county control.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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

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