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PostPosted: Wed Sep 27, 2006 8:26 am 

Joined: Mon Mar 31, 2003 9:18 pm
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Location: McKinney,TEXAS
Call Amanda Vanhoosier with the city of Coppell. She was successful in getting the city to change their acceptable tree list as well as starting a very successful community gardening and composting program.
It's been 5 years since I worked with her so things might have changed.
Tony M

 Post subject: Frisco has done well
PostPosted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 3:40 pm 

Joined: Wed May 21, 2003 5:33 pm
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Location: Dallas,TX
The city of Frisco has been very forward in their drive to "go green".
The city website has information on their recycling, compost & waste disposal programs. I know they hold at least one environmental fair every year. Last year there were two.
Here's the link to their environmental services department, a good place to start asking questions.

Have you contacted the Arlington organic garden club?
Their website is

Having worked with various organizations (Dallas ISD being one), I can tell you that most of the folks you will encounter these days know a great deal about what you're driving toward and would prefer you be successful. They've learned it makes their jobs safer and easier in the long run too. It is a mistake to approach any environmental or parks & rec department these days assuming they are without knowledge of organic & natural methods, xeriscaping & composting. Quite the contrary.

Maybe we could get a crew from the DD website forums to come for an event? Nadine, Greg - you up for another project? :lol: :lol: 8)

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