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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. Today, three of its campuses – Cedar Valley, Mountain View and Northlake – have full-time sustainability coordinators, and the other four colleges have people serving on a sustainability committee.  ...
  Husband-and-wife team Kelly Collins and Joel Clary collaborate on the design of "JnK-Bots," made from thrift store items, for their online business called Re-Fab Lab. Photos courtesy of Kelly Collins.                 May... Read more...
The State of the Prairie Conference will be held May 29-May 31 in Fort Worth.Tours of the Tandy Hills Natural Area, a 160-acre prairie remnant in Fort Worth, will be held on May 29. Photo courtesy of Don Young. May 26, 2014 By Julie Thibodeaux Folks from around the state are... Read more...
  The City of Dallas Environmental Education Initiative is accepting applications for its summer Team Waterworks program for high school students to be held June 16-20. Left, Senior chemist Juan Avalos gives high school students David Pecina, Stephanie... Read more...
  Alexandria Beck has accepted a summer internship at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine in Washington, DC, a nonprofit organization that promotes a vegan diet and alternatives to animal research. Left, Beck with family pet chicken. Photo courtesy of... Read more...
Last month,  80 turbines were installed on the roof of El Centro College in downtown Dallas.   Photos courtesy of El Centro College.     May 19, 2014 By Minnie Payne Some innovative thinkers at Dallas County Community College have provided downtown... Read more...

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