Category Archives: Environment

Arlington Tree Advisory Committee Accepting Applications

The City of Arlington is seeking  additional members for the Arlington Tree Advisory Committee. The committee shall serve in an advisory capacity, support city initiatives, assist in the coordination of programs and events, recruit citizen support, seek funding through grants sponsorships and donations, educate the public and review the tree Read more…

I Love Arlington Pic of the Week

Congratulations to Sally Mander for the I Love Arlington Pic of the Week! What a great image to share on Earth Day 2014! Sally took this photo at River Legacy Living Science Center during their Earth Day festivities on April 12. The center features interactive exhibits, aquariums, terrariums, environmental education programs, Read more…

‘First Four’ Trees Planted in Southeast Arlington

In an effort to make this year’s NCAA Final Four the greenest ever, the City of Arlington, NCAA and the North Texas Local Organizing Committee gathered Wednesday at Ousley Junior High School to plant the first four of the 1,014 trees scheduled to be planted throughout North Texas. Arlington Mayor Read more…

Two Arlington Locations to Accept Recycled Trees

After the holidays are over, residents and businesses are encouraged to recycle Christmas trees. Two free drop-off locations are available from Dec. 26, 2013  through Jan. 13, 2014: South Arlington Calloway’s Nursery 4940 S. Cooper St. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily 817-465-2838 Christmas trees should be loaded into one Read more…

Ecofest Delivers Green Giveaways and Money-Saving Conservation Tips

Without a cloud in the sky, Arlington’s fifth annual Ecofest was a day full of education, green giveaways and family activities at Founders Plaza and Levitt Pavilion in Downtown Arlington on Sept. 21. Events ranged from learning about eco-friendly products and services from local vendors to free gardening classes and Read more…

Learn How to ‘Go Green’ at EcoFest Arlington

Arlington will spread the word on going green at Ecofest Arlington, a free, family-fun event packed full of information, activities and demonstrations that promote environmental awareness. This is the fifth consecutive year of the event.  Ecofest Arlington takes place on Saturday, September 21 from 10am to 10pm at Founders Plaza, Read more…