Dallas video race adds green focus • Irving hosts eco-film fest • North Texas star party puts spotlight on light pollution

 By Julie Thibodeaux


• Shark fin ban bill introduced in Texas • Dallas couple market combo recycling bin By Julie Thibodeaux

By Rita Cook   

While Twisted Root Burger Company loves feeding its customers elk burgers, owner Jason Boso never imagined he would be helping to feed an ailing African lion that same menu.

A digest of the latest green community news in North Texas Jan 21.  This week assistant editor Julie Thibodeaux reports on • Recycling Bins Planned for Fort Worth and Dallas • The Future of Prairie Fest • Public Hearing on Cowtown's Solid Waste Plan

(Photo: A view of the OS Gray Natural Area)    

Green Nonprofit  

By Minnie Payne     

Aug. 16, 2012

By Julie Thibodeaux

As more people forego using chemicals on their lawns and gardens and seek organic produce, many in the local green community were outraged that cities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area were ramping up efforts to combat mosquitos carrying West Nile virus by spraying pesticides in urban neighborhoods.