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5 Things You Can Do to Help Save Monarch Butterflies

By Jillian Mock   On one of my habitual morning runs, I noticed a monarch butterfly resting on the Katy Trail, mere inches from my sneakers. It was nearly impossible to see in the dark of pre-dawn. As I ran on, I worried that an unwitting cyclist might run it over. So I turned around…

January 4, 2017 • Academic, Culture & CommunityLatest News

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Sustainable Savor Dallas Restaurant Pavilion

Savor Dallas is a celebrated food, wine, and spirits festival in downtown Dallas. The creators behind this popular spring festival are bringing the finest green dining to Earth Day Texas with a sustainable version of their popular event. Visitors will love sampling dishes that are both delicious and produced by restaurants and chefs with sustainable business…

December 19, 2015 • Academic, Culture & CommunityAttend

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Farmer's Market

Earth Day Texas has exciting plans to devote an entire area to Farmers Markets and to introduce the public to local vendors that can be found at Farmers Market’s all around the state of Texas. Find your new favorite source for fresh vegetables, honey, meat and so much more. If you’re into food you will…

December 19, 2015 • Academic, Culture & CommunityAttend

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Green Speaker Series Technology & Innovation

The Green Speaker Series is a cornerstone of the programming featured at Earth Day Texas, bringing fascinating individuals and organizations into the limelight to share their unique initiatives and solutions for the planet. In this department, there will be a stage focused specifically around innovation. Visitors will learn from leaders about energy, new technologies, and how…

December 19, 2015 • Academic, Culture & CommunityAttendTechnology & Innovation

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Breathing Life Into The Trinity River Corridor

Spanning 20 miles and 10,000 acres of land, the Trinity River Corridor Project is one of the largest public works project in the history of Texas. It seeks to protect the precious ecosystems of the Trinity River and the Great Trinity Forest by turning these long-neglected places into valued recreational areas for the City of…

December 18, 2015 • Academic, Culture & CommunityAttend

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Urban Trails And Walkability

Walkability is a critical aspect of New Urbanism and the movement to design and build smarter cities for a higher quality of life. With the Katy Trail, the Trinity Strand Trail, White Rock Lake, and more, the City of Dallas is investing in walkability and recreation for its citizens. Attendees will learn about the events happening along…

December 18, 2015 • Academic, Culture & Community

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Artist Spotlight: Thomas Kinkade

Thomas Kinkade, known as “the painter of light,” was famous for his bright and detailed landscapes and worlds. He said of his work, “in more than twenty years as a professional painter, my consistent goal has been to create inviting worlds that draw people into their depths and encourage them to seek a better, brighter,…

December 18, 2015 • Academic, Culture & CommunityAttendExhibitor Spotlight