Stories about advocacy for the environment

(Photo: Happy Green New Year 2013!)     

Published 01/03/2013

Jan. 2, 2013

Promised Land is a must see film. 

The story revolves around a global gas company getting leases to drill for natural gas and the subsequent fracking in a small farming community.

From Rotten Tomatoes:

This Green Source DFW mixer will be our first in 2013. Your first round of drinks is on Green Source DFW and there'll also be free appetizers and other light eats.
Thursday January 17  5:00  to 7:00 PM
The People's Last Stand - Mockingbird Station. - You can take DART
5319 E.Mockingbird Lane Suite 210 (second floor next to Trinity Hall),


(Photo: A view of the snowy Trinity River during Tuesday's Christmas snowstorm; nature at its finest courtesy of Streams and Valleys Inc.) 

Published 12/27/2012

 Urban Sustainablitity / Green Nonprofit Organization

By Rita Cook

(Photo: Barternder mixing with the fresh, organic ingredients available at the People's Last Stand, site of Green Source DFW's first 2013 mixer) 

Published 12/13/2012 

  Environmental Issue 

Dec. 8, 2012

Known as bcWORKSHOP, the first question might be exactly what does that mean.  Translation; founded in 2005 and gaining 501(3) status in 2008, the buildingcommunityWORKSHOP located in Dallas is a nonprofit community design center with an eye toward seeking to improve the livability and viability of communities through the practice of thoughtful design.

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

Nov. 29, 2012    

Kim Feil doesn’t mind making a scene when it comes to gas drilling.

In one appearance before the Arlington City Council, the Arlington-based activist “rapped” her complaints about gas drilling a cappella two years ago.

She followed that by demonstrating how to put on a gas mask in case of a fallout.