Posts Tagged ‘Don Young’
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Decade Of Defiance

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Boy, time flies when you’re battling giants. Has it really been 10 years since Don Young first heard about plans to start drilling for natural gas beneath Tandy Hills Natural Area? Young’s heart sped up, and his gut churned...


AUTUMN AT TANDY HILLS (all photos courtesy by Don Young)

Tandy Hills Natural Area Closes Out Another Year In Colorful Style

Jeff Prince
Autumn brings a cavalcade of color and beauty at Tandy Hills Natural Area, and the park’s number one supporter Don Young captured the season on his camera. Young has made friends and enemies during his decade-long fight t...



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Special Screening Of Gasland 2 At Ridglea Theater On Saturday

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth was a pioneer in urban gas drilling, much to the dismay of residents who feared (and soon experienced) environmental and quality of life problems. And now the movie director who introduced the scary side of fracking ...


DON YOUNG WAS SURPRISED TO FIND A STRANGER WACKING DOWN HIS FRONT YARD WILDLIFE HABITAT EARLIER THIS WEEK.

Mystery Of The Mad Wacker Solved

Jeff Prince
After hearing about the Mad Wacker who attacked Don Young’s wildlife habitat, I decided to get all private investigatory. Young wrote down the man’s license plate, and yesterday I looked up the records, found the ma...



DEBORA AND DON YOUNG ARE THE PROUD PARENTS OF A NATIVE PRAIRIE YARD. (jeff prince file photo from 2006)

Mad Wacker Loose In Fort Worth; Hide Your Milkweed

Jeff Prince
Nobody is prouder of their front yard than Don and Debora Young, East Side environmentalists and unofficial caretakers of Tandy Hills Natural Area. Their yard is a canvas of native grasses and wildflowers that represent how the...


A KID DISCOVERS A WILDFLOWER (photo by Chris Emory)

Prairie Fest Illuminates Beauty Of Tandy Hills

Jeff Prince
If you missed last weekend’s 8th Annual Prairie Fest, don’t cry in your organic whole grain cereal. Crackerjack photographers are usually milling about and capturing the beauty and grace found in such abundance at t...



THE AWARD (photo courtesy of Friends of Tandy Hills Natural Area).

Friends Of Tandy Hills Group Gets Some Dallas Love

Jeff Prince
The little nonprofit group that works to preserve one of Fort Worth’s most coveted natural areas won a Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Award this week. Friends of Tandy Hills Natural Area was nominated in the category...


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Fort Worth in His Rearview Mirror

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The Don Quixote character who picketed, protested, and pummeled city officials the most over urban drilling during the past decade has finally gone and done it. He’s put his house on the market. Don Young has been talking abo...



(photos courtesy of Don Young)

Time Again For Trout Lily Walk

Jeff Prince
That harbinger of spring known as the trout lily – a cute wildflower with perky petals – begins beckoning nature lovers about this time each year. Poetic environmentalist Don Young describes the wildflowers as “golden-thr...


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Don Young Is Bad, He’s Nationwide

Jeff Prince
You’ve seen Don Young’s name in Blotch and the pages of Fort Worth Weekly many times in the past eight years, ever since gas drilling became prevalent near parks, schools, homes, rivers, and lakes. Prior to that, Yo...