Earth Day TX 2017

Natural Resources & Conservation

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Microplastics: The Toxic Food for Fish

By Abbie Lockwood The ocean is massive, covering more than 70% of the planet. That’s roughly 140 million square miles of surface. Did you also know that only about 10% of this vast and beautiful entity has been explored by humans? This may be hard to imagine as it seems like humankind has left no…

April 3, 2017 • Latest NewsNatural Resources & Conservation

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Exhibitor Spotlight: Recycle Revolution

Recycle Revolution seeks to foster a culture of recycling in North Texas, provide outstanding service to businesses that care, and use our success to rally for the causes of good neighborhood-ship and environmental awareness.   What if there were a way to transform the way we reduce, reuse, and recycle? The independently owned company Recycle…

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Exhibitor Spotlight: National Parks Conservation Association

A National Parks ranger teaches a group of boy scouts how to build a fire at Earth Day Texas 2015. In a world focused on chasing the next best thing, it is easy to forget about the magnificent stillness of our country’s natural beauty. For nearly a century, the National Parks Conservation Association has been…

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Kids from summer camp examining insects and wildflowers in prairie, Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center, Cedar Hill, Texas, USA.

Exhibitor Spotlight: Audubon Texas

Kids from summer camp examining insects and wildflowers in prairie, Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center, Cedar Hill, Texas, USA. Audubon Texas is the state’s leading voice for the conservation and protection of natural resources for birds. Through the integration of science, conservation, policy and education, Audubon Texas is driven to restoring Texas’ natural ecosystems. As a…

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Out On The Land

Dr. Larry Butler hosts Out On The Land, a television show by landowners for landowners who want to share their conservation successes and best practices. An expert in land management and conservation, Dr. Butler spent 32 years with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service before starting Out On The Land to give landowners a voice to share their best…

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Earth Day Texas at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas.

Green Speaker Series: Stewardship

Earth Day Texas at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas. Michael Martin Murphey is one of many landowners, ranchers, and cowboys that will share their commitment to conservation at Earth Day Texas. These speakers will discuss restoring the western prairie, working Colorado’s Front Range environment, and spending quality time outdoors.

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Land: Forests and Trees

In a general sense, everyone knows how important forests and trees are for human beings. Plants produce approximately half the oxygen on the planet. Every other breath comes from the forests, trees, and other plants of the world. Forests, like the Amazon rainforest, are home to some of the most diverse ecosystems on Earth. They…

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Water: Oceans, Lakes & Rivers

Water is synonymous with life on Earth. In each of its forms, water is the lifeblood of all humans, animals, and plants. Although we named it “Earth,” our planet is more than 70 percent ocean. Microscopic marine microbes like plankton generate the other half of all oxygen on Earth. Humans are just beginning to understand…

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