By Julie Thibodeaux. Photos by Karl Thibodeaux

Ecofest Arlington couldn’t have planned better weather on Saturday. The mild sunny day drew a record crowd of about 18,000, according to Heather Dowell, organizer for the fest. 

• More than 100 charities participating in the fundraising event support environmental and animal welfare.

By Julie Thibodeaux 

 By Julie Thibodeaux

Looking ahead, there are happenings for all ages to love this week. While up-and-coming conservationists can mingle at a new networking group, kids will enjoy close encounters with reptiles and adults can take a crash course in preparing food the way Grandma did.

• Marjorie Asturias of Irving covers the gamut of animal rescue, protection and rights issues on 'Radio Free Rescue' Mondays at 8 p.m. 

By Julie Thibodeaux     

The green-themed hardware store hosts its soft opening on Earth Day • A Peep at the Coops showcases the backyard chicken craze

April 21, 2013




Events surrounding 2013 Earth Day from Oak Cliff to Lamar County to Fort Worth

Flora at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas is one five nominees for a Green Source DFW Green Business Award.      

Oct. 25, 2012

Dallas - Fort Worth Holiday Green Gift Guide

By Julie Thibodeaux    

Green for the Animals

Sept. 30, 2011

By Rita Cook    

While there are many places in the Dallas/Fort Worth area that have greened up there interiors and exteriors for a healthier environment, oftentimes pets are overlooked in those sustainable efforts.  Not at two local animal shelters though, both Cedar Hill and Plano’s animal shelters are all about a healthy environment and employees are making sure that animals have clean air and the best surroundings for healthy living.