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Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 at 07:11 AM CDT

First 'Energy-Free' Community Coming to Frisco

First 'Energy-Free' Community Coming to Frisco

They will break ground in Frisco Wednesday on what may be a first-of-its-kind community anywhere – a development full of homes that are energy-free and maintenance-free.

Monday, Sep 10, 2018 at 12:54 PM CDT

'Seed Bombs' Bay Bring More Wildflowers to North Texas

'Seed Bombs' Bay Bring More Wildflowers to North Texas

The seed bomb garden trend has exploded on the North Texas landscape lately.

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018 at 09:49 AM CDT

Can Your HOA Stop You From Composting & Saving Water?

Can Your HOA Stop You From Composting & Saving Water?

With record-breaking heat and drought conditions, gardening in North Texas is a challenge in itself.

Sunday, Aug 19, 2018 at 04:17 AM CDT

Renewable Resort: Greek Island to Run on Wind, Solar Power

 Renewable Resort: Greek Island to Run on Wind, Solar Power

When the blades of its 800-kilowatt wind turbine start turning, the small Greek island of Tilos will become the first in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar power. This summer, technicians...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 10:55 PM CDT

11-Year-Old's Photo of a Beetle Sparks State Investigation

11-Year-Old's Photo of a Beetle Sparks State Investigation

State investigators continue to investigate a suspicious emerald green beetle photographed by a then 10-year-old Tarrant County boy.

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 at 04:55 PM CDT

EPA Watchdog Probing Air-Quality Results Issued After Harvey

EPA Watchdog Probing Air-Quality Results Issued After Harvey

An internal watchdog at the Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday it will review whether federal and state officials kept the public appropriately informed last year about potential air quality...

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018 at 05:54 PM CDT

Pest Experts Investigating Reported Invasive Beetle in Texas

Pest Experts Investigating Reported Invasive Beetle in Texas

Texas A&M Forest Service experts are investigating reports that the invasive Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), a beetle, may have been seen in Tarrant County.

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 10:37 PM CDT

Fish Killed: the Latest Wildlife Setback at Bedford Ranch

Fish Killed: the Latest Wildlife Setback at Bedford Ranch

More problems at a much-loved lake in Bedford. A water main break flushed chlorinated water into Boys Ranch Lake and killed off around 200 fish.

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 10:46 AM CDT

Backlash Builds Against Straw Bans

Backlash Builds Against Straw Bans

Cities and businesses across the U.S. are moving to ban plastic straws in an effort to ease the burden of plastic waste on the environment. But those bans may also make life more complicated for disabled...

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 10:32 AM CDT

Lawn and Garden Watering Tips You Need to Know

Lawn and Garden Watering Tips You Need to Know

With record breaking heat already this summer and much of the North Texas viewing area in moderate to severe drought conditions, watering your plants is a necessity to keep them thriving.

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