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Carlos Evans
Nature & Environment

The City of Dallas Has a New Environmental Boss

The city’s new environmental director came from the Environmental Protection Agency, where he enforced the Clean Air Act. He actually understands his job.
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Local News

At the DMA, Artist Ari Brielle Highlights the Nature Where Shingle Mountain Once Was

Fundraising for the park where Shingle Mountain once stood is ongoing. Until then, the Dallas artist Ari Brielle explores the nature of this part of the city in a new exhibition at the DMA.
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Nature & Environment

An Eagle’s Nest in the City

Reflecting on the simple joy of watching for a rare sight in the city center: a pair of bald eagles that have briefly made Dallas their home.
By The City of Dallas Has a New Environmental Boss Danielle Kimzey
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Nature & Environment

How Toyota Is Focusing Its Climate Tech Investments

Toyota Ventures’ Climate Fund leader Lisa Coca shared insights at a recent DEC Network event.
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Local News

Industry Permitted to Return to Lot that Held Shingle Mountain

One of the two lots that held Shingle Mountain has received a certificate of occupancy to bring industry back.

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Local News

The City’s New Environmental Commission Will Not Be Working Quietly

The city’s new environmental commission gives residents a voice as Dallas engages in a climate action plan and seeks to further block concrete batch plants from operating near residential neighborhoods.
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Home & Garden

This Year, Try Composting Your Christmas Tree

One local composting concierge service is offering curbside pickup all month long.
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Good Public Transit

America Needs to Kick Its Car Dependency. Are Local Investments in Urban Design the Answer?

A BBC report details the U.S. automobile dependency’s outsized contribution to global warming and suggests a solution can be found in trusting cities to improve urban spaces.
By Peter Simek
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Nature & Environment

Kevin Sloan To Be Honored With Park Naming

The preeminent landscape architect has left his fingerprints on many Dallas projects.
By Tim Rogers
The 2020 Pumpkin Village at the Dallas Arboretum.
Events

Autumn at the Arboretum Comes Alive This Weekend

The buzzy fall festival returns for its 16th year with a Bugtopia theme. Expect cooking classes, horticulture demos, petting zoos, and, of course, the iconic Pumpkin Village.