Category Archives: Environment

Historic Tree Planting Challenge a Race to the Finish

Articles CFP Tree Planting 1-8-15

Five teams, including one from Ohio State, braved the cold temperatures to compete in Thursday’s tree planting challenge at High Oak Park in Arlington. Thanks to the Texas Tree Foundation, U. S. and Texas Forest Service, 100 trees were being planted to help the city go green in honor of the inaugural College…

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 ordinance…

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,…

‘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 Robert…

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…

Get Rid of Your Old Electronics

On Saturday, Nov. 23, celebrate Texas Recycles Day in Arlington by disposing of unwanted computers, televisions, or even cell phones. The annual Computer Roundup is from 8 a. m. to noon in the parking lot at the southeast corner of Mitchell and Cooper streets on the UT-Arlington campus. And it’s free. Arlington residents can…