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The Texas Green Report is produced by Green Source DFW and the Memnosyne Institute. Episodes feature green experts, leaders and entrepreneurs sharing their knowledge of green living and environmental issues as they relates to Texas.

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The Texas Green Report is produced by Green Source DFW and the Memnosyne Institute. Episodes feature green experts, leaders and entrepreneurs sharing their knowledge of green living and environmental issues as they relates to Texas.

    'Lights Out Texas' is for the birds

    'Lights Out Texas' is for the birds

    Texas plays a critical role in bird migration as the anchor for the Central Flyway. We talk to Ben Jones, executive director for the Texas Conservation Alliance, who explains how turning off lights from 11 p.m. to 6 p.m. during peak migration months in fall and spring can help save the lives of millions of birds. Marshall Hinsley reports. For more information, see Lights Out Texas and GreenSourceDFW.org. 
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    • 7 min
    Climate change is affecting Texas native plants, says prof

    Climate change is affecting Texas native plants, says prof

    Reporter Marshall Hinsley speaks to Dr. George Diggs, a professor of biology at Austin College and research associate at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, about the effect of climate change on Texas native plants. Read more about climate change, native plants and other green topics on GreenSourceDFW.org.
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    • 9 min
    Turn your backyard into a hummingbird oasis

    Turn your backyard into a hummingbird oasis

    September is the peak season for hummingbirds migrating south through Texas. Learn what to do - and what not to do to - to help these backyard jewels from hummingbird expert Cliff Shackelford of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Report by Marshall Hinsley. Learn more about helping migrating birds and rewilding your backyard on GreenSourceDFW.org.
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    • 10 min
    Austin band celebrates Texas ecological treasures

    Austin band celebrates Texas ecological treasures

    Montopolis is an Austin-based orchestral rock band that creates multi-media performances that showcase the ecological jewels of Texas. Featuring original music by Justin Sherburn, the traveling shows weave history, storytelling and ecology with photography, video and live music to bring attention to regional treasures and the threats they face. Texas Green Report's Amy Martin talks to Sherburn about the inspiration behind the group and their latest show The Living Coast. Read more about Montopolis and other Texas environmental advocates on GreenSourceDFW.org. Full transcript here.
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    • 10 min
    Portable air monitors are latest tool for North Texas activists

    Portable air monitors are latest tool for North Texas activists

    A 25-year-old clean air advocacy group in North Texas is showing residents how to use portable air monitors. We spoke to Evy Mayo of Downwinders at Risk and Ranjana Bhandari of Liveable Arlington, as well as workshop attendees, about the value of citizens having easy access to air quality data. Report by Julie Thibodeaux. Learn more about Texas green issues at GreenSourceDFW.org. Full transcript here.
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    • 8 min
    Co-ops making it easier for Texans to go solar

    Co-ops making it easier for Texans to go solar

    Learn how a DC-based non-profit Solar United Neighbors is creating co-ops in Texas to take some of the homework out of the process of putting solar panels on your roof. Report by Marshall Hinsley. Learn more about sustainable living on GreenSourceDFW.org. Full transcript here.
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    • 9 min

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