Feature Articles

Articles that illuminate and educate on subjects about the environment.  Priority is given to articles written by local people and about  the Dallas / Fort Worth region.  Feature articles submitted will be screened. These submissions may not be advertising.

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Welcome to voting. Voting is now open.  You may vote once a day.  The three with the most voted in each category will become finalists.  We have modified the voting so you can vote once a day from an email address. (before it was your IP address).  The... Read more ..
                       Above, street facing solar panels in Cedar Hill. Courtesy of DFW Solar Home Tour.   Jan. 23, 2015   By Julie Thibodeaux Solar proponents in North Richland Hills are pushing back... Read more ..
  A Fort Worth group known as Bring Your Bag, Fort Worth is actively promoting reusable bag use. An information meeting will be held Jan. 27 at 5:30 pm in Fort Worth. Photos courtesy of Bring Your Own Bag, Fort Worth. Jan. 27, 2015 By Rita Cook   A Fort... Read more ..
  Young nature photographers show off their work at the Arlington Conservation Council's FOCUS awards reception held in Arlington recently. Photo by Phillilp Shinoda. Jan. 21, 2015 By Phillip Shinoda and Julie Thibodeaux Some local kids got to show off their creative... Read more ..
McKinney artist Gail Delger recycles computer parts and other materials in her work. Above, "Bionic Fish" incorporates a circuit board and found metals. Courtesy of the artist. Jan. 20, 2015 By Rita Cook  When I first walked into the LAST Art Gallery in McKinney a... Read more ..
Jan. 19, 2015 By Amy Martin Brrrr! Not the greatest of hiking weather this time of year. Here are some options to get your nature on without getting cold, plus ways to help support parks and a sneak peak on Texas’ upcoming state park located west of Fort Worth.  In addition... Read more ..
                      Image courtesy of SafteySign.com. Jan. 16, 2015 By Mellen West  My retail electric provider is Champion Energy. I just renewed the twelve-month green energy plan to support renewable energy.... Read more ..
Graphic by Todd Wiseman Jan. 14, 2015 By Neena SatijaThe Texas Tribune It was an argument the state's top water planning officials had long avoided, over a huge lake that probably won't exist for decades — if ever.  But last week, the Texas Water Development... Read more ..