If you want to learn how to stake your own path, literally, sign up for a trail building workshop. The Lone Star Trail Building School will be held Feb 17-19 at the Sid Richardson Scout Ranch at Lake Bridgeport.
Oak Cliff Nature Preserve in Dallas is overseen by the Texas Land Conservancy.
Jan. 27, 2012
We’ve all got an urban sprawl story. For years, you’ve driven by a picturesque pasture or stand of trees, only to find it gone one day, replaced by a row of houses or a shopping center. Yet as development continues to threaten native landscapes, land conservation is gaining momentum across the U.S.
It was like riding a wave. That’s what the rising community energy was like when the tree brouhaha started at White Rock Lake. But out of the tragic destruction of three ancient elms, something wonderful was born – an environmental festival: CommuniTREE by Earth Rhythms on Saturday, September 24 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Bath House Cultural Center.
What does "green" mean to you? From the opportunity for children to enjoy nature to the beauty of the smallest things around us, people who care about the environment are answering the question with entries in the 2011 Green Photo Contest by Green Source DFW. You have until the 30th to submit your entry through our Facebook page.
You want to travel, but you also want to be kind to the Earth. The good news is you can do both. According to Harriet Elder of Latitudes Cruise and Travel in Midlothian, Texas she says “This is certainly a concern for a specific group of travelers and it is a growing trend in all walks of life to be more protective of our planet. It is important to do all that we can to leave as small a footprint as we can.”
How much do your children know about
green living -- here are some simple ways to turn an eco-friendly education
Instead of spending time doing the same
old activities with your children this summer, get outdoors and teach your
tykes a little about the earth. Not sure where to begin, here are a few ideas
to get you started.