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Illegal ATVs Are the Latest Threat to the Great Trinity Forest

A dozen Dallas marshals try to stop joyriders from tearing up hiking trails and delicate ecosystems.
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Fishing for Alligator Gar, the River Monsters of Dallas

Flowing between the two most populous urban areas in Texas, the Trinity River is home to one of the largest freshwater fish in the country.
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Local News

In the Cedars, Dallas Envisions New Wetlands That Will Educate and Prevent Flooding

Just east of Southside Music Hall is an inaccessible ditch that the city hopes to transform into a series of wetlands that will control runoff while educating the public on the importance of water.
By Ian Kayanja
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Local News

Harold Simmons Park Is Under Water

In 2016, the park along the Trinity levees seemed right around the bend. But the river (and the Army Corps) had other plans. It now won’t come to fruition for years.
By Peter Simek
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Brent Brown Out as Trinity Conservancy President and CEO

The news comes as the conservancy hits a fundraising milestone and the pandemic crisis throws future fundraising into limbo
By Peter Simek
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Controversy

Venice Is Holding Calatrava Responsible for His Poor Design. Will Dallas?

Design flaws follow the Spanish architect around the world. In the latest debacle, the Italian city is fining Calatrava for his canal bridge.
By Peter Simek
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Dallas History

Is It Time to Change the Name of the Trinity River Back to the Arkikosa River?

As Dallas reconsiders the appropriateness of naming schools and streets after Confederates, other dark histories demand their reckoning.
By Peter Simek
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Local Government

The Trinity Park Conservancy Is Officially on Notice

Despite some good faith in the early Harold Simmons Park design process, if the conservancy can’t get its act together by August, it's time to pull the plug.
By Peter Simek
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Is the Harold Simmons Park in Trouble?

It appears the Army Corps of Engineers has concerns about the early plans it's seen.
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