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Texas Trees Foundation gets grant to replant 3 million trees

April 24th, 2012

The Meadows Foundation has given the Texas Trees Foundation $96,000 to fund what could be the largest tree planting initiative in the nation.

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Drought-stricken trees need water during the winter

January 13th, 2012

Although it’s less obvious during winter, with the fields and forests having gone dormant, Texas’ historic drought continues to claim casualties.

Trees, especially, remain at risk because they use the winter months to grow root systems, and the moisture in the soil will determine whether they’ll recover from 2011′s record drought and heat.

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Daryl Hannah’s off-the-grid life

September 16th, 2009

By Harriet Blake
Green Right Now

Daryl Hannah brings a personal sweetness and actor’s intensity to the stage of environmentalism, a term she doesn’t like.

Daryl_HannahLike many environmental terms — green, eco, sustainability, organic – “companies have co-opted and glommed onto these words,” she told an audience in Fort Worth this week. Luckily, she says the public is learning to be more informed.

“People are making ethical choices that help all living things to thrive, not to just sustain,” said the casually dressed actress who has starred in many memorable films such as Splash (with Tom Hanks), Steel Magnolias (with Sally Fields), Roxanne (with Steve Martin) and two Kill Bill movies directed by Quentin Tarantino.

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