Posts Tagged ‘Don Young’

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...


Wildflowers Waking

Jeff Prince
Local activist Don Young has spent endless hours over the years touting the Tandy Hills Natural Area, hosting regular clean-ups, spotlighting the park’s beautiful hills during an annual festival, and fighting to protect i...



NY Times Takes Aim At Gas Drilling

Jeff Prince
Director Josh Fox’s documentary on natural gas drilling, “Gasland,” didn’t win an Oscar at last night’s Academy Awards program, but gas drilling critics today are still pumped: The New York Times k...


Steelers Steal ‘America’s Team’ Tag From Cowboys?

Jeff Prince
Gas drilling activist Don Young has been named a Citizen of Steelers Nation because of his newfound love for a team that any card-carrying Cowboys fan should despise. So what is it about the Pittsburgh Steelers that stole You...



Tandy Hills Alive With Sound Of Music

Jeff Prince
As recently as a month ago, the unique, popular, and ultra-green Prairie Fest was in danger of going bye-bye forever. Five years of organizing the annual festival had taken a toll on founder Don Young and his dedicated voluntee...


Don & Neil Young Ponder Yonder Harvest Moon

Jeff Prince
Local glass maker and environmentalist Don Young sent this gorgeous photo, described as a “happy harvest moon and autumnal equinox.” It was taken at Tandy Hills Park just east of downtown. Unfortunately, he didnR...



Sen. Wendy Davis Announces Gas Drilling Measures

Jeff Prince
Sen. Wendy Davis told the press this morning about new measures aimed at natural gas drillers. The measures will help state officials “gather more data, hold drilling companies more accountable, and ensure the ongoing positiv...


Star-Telegram Startles Don Young

Jeff Prince
East Side activist Don Young has maintained a contentious relationship with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram during his long reign as the city’s most voracious cheerleader for Tandy Hills Natural Area and most recurrent critic of...