Earth Day 2014
Tree North Texas is the regional urban forestry initiative for North Texas. This initiative will be the largest tree planting initiative in the nation, with a plan to plant 3 million trees in North Texas during the next 10 years. Click here to register your tree or to find out more.
The purpose of SmartScape is to educate Texans on the ecological, economic and aesthetic benefits of using landscaping plants, shrubs, grasses and trees that are native or adapted to our regional climate and local conditions. The ultimate goal is to conserve local water supplies and improve storm water runoff quality by reducing the amount of water needed to maintain landscapes while decreasing the amounts of pesticide, fertilizer and herbicides used in landscaping practices. Click here for more information.
Watering your lawn and garden can account for up to 40 percent of your total household water use. And using a rain barrel for rainwater harvesting is not only a green alternative, it can save money while protecting the environment. Click here to learn more.
Earth Day Texas is an annual, outdoor festival at Fair Park, seeking to elevate environmental awareness and influence the way Texans think, live and work. The family-friendly and free-admission event allows leaders in the corporate, academic and non-profit worlds to unite and show Texans how green lifestyle choices can lower their cost of living, improve their health, and help save the environment. Click here for more information.
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