Posts Tagged ‘Don Young’
LOCAL ENVIRONMENTALIST DEBORA YOUNG PROCLAIMS HER ARMENDARIZNESS.

Who’s An Armendariz? And What Bombshell?

Jeff Prince
Al Armendariz, this region’s former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, will speak at a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing this week in Washington, D.C. The group is looking into the EPA’s...


Olive Is Home

Jeff Prince
Here’s a feel-good story to kick off your weekend: Earlier this week Blotch told readers about Olive, the Tandy Hills Natural Area’s unofficial mascot that went missing. Don and Debora Young were heartbroken and did...



Where’s Olive?

Jeff Prince
The little dog with the funny teeth and sweet personality had become the unofficial mascot of the Tandy Hills Natural Area in recent years, and she’s a familiar sight at the Prairie Fest events. Debora Young adopted the d...


Prairie Fest Debuts New Old Look This Weekend

Jeff Prince
Prairie Fest — Fort Worth’s only large outdoor festival that isn’t a city-sponsored event or paid for by corporations — has gotten too big for its britches. What began seven years ago as a small celebrat...



Molly Moncrief Among Auction Items?

Jeff Prince
A silent auction on April 5 might offer an unusual collection of propaganda material, including the comical portrait of former mayor Mike Moncrief with his beloved gas wells protruding from his noggin like Molly the longhorn. T...


League Of Women Voters Taking Fools Gold?

Jeff Prince
Accepting money from Fort Worth-based natural gas driller Quicksilver Resources earned the local League of Women Voters a raspberry from a local environmentalist. On April 5, the League is hosting Fools Rule, an event to raise ...



Pretty As A Picture

Jeff Prince
Local environmental activist Don Young lives across the street from Tandy Hills Natural Area in East Fort Worth. The prairie park is a lovely place to visit and doesn’t cost a penny to go there to hike or chill. Young vis...


Don Young’s Wild Kingdom

Jeff Prince
Temperatures could dip into the 30 over the next couple of nights. Old Man Winter is letting Hottest Summer Ever know that to everything there is a season, turn, turn, turn. Local environmentalist Don Young is still finding ple...



An Activist’s Look At Gas Drilling 2004-11

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth resident Don Young has been entrenched on the battlefront ever since urban gas drilling came to Fort Worth, and he has compiled a comprehensive and organized look at the local industry from his personal perspective. ...


My Weekend Pick: Prairie Fest

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Prairie Fest volunteers are busy prepping the site and setting up tents, which isn’t easy with the wind blowing out there on the city’s most gorgeous prairie park, Tandy Hills Natural Area. But the breeze...