Category Archives: Environment

Registration Underway for Lake Arlington Litter Cleanup

Registration is now underway for the Lake Arlington Litter Clean-Up. The registration deadline is 5 p. m., Wednesday, April 11. This annual event takes place from 8 a. m. to noon Saturday, April 14.  The goal is to improve the appearance of Lake Arlington and increase public awareness about how litter can affect water quality. Individuals,…

See Litter and Pick It Up Says Volunteers

Outside her east Arlington home, Kim Casadonte watches trash pile up. Empty bottles, discarded papers and old food containers litter parking lots, medians and grassy areas, causing an eyesore. On Saturday, Casadonte and her daughter joined about 200 residents and community members of East Arlington to pick up trash and beautify their…

Register Now: Tees and Trees Golf Tournament

Tierra Verde Golf Club at the Reserve will host the 7th annual Tees and Trees Open Friday, April 20. The annual event, held in conjunction with Earth Day, supports Arlington Golf’s work to highlight environmental initiatives and fund sustainable programs. Tierra Verde Golf Club is the first Audubon Signature golf course in…

Flood Safety Awareness Fair and Seminars

The Region 6 office of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is joining its local partners in Arlington to celebrate Flood Safety Awareness by co-sponsoring an informational fair on Flood Safety, and training seminars on the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for real estate and insurance agents. The collaborative effort provides…

Arlington Receives Prestigious State Environmental Award

One of only 10 Governor’s Community Achievement Award WinnersKeep Texas Beautiful has recognized Arlington as one of 10 winners of the 2012 Governor’s Community Achievement Awards (GCAA) for outstanding community improvement. The award is one of the most coveted annual environmental and community improvement honors in Texas. The winners will share…