Preparing for bitterly cold temperatures, Atmos Energy offers safety tips

Preparing for bitterly cold temperatures, Atmos Energy offers safety tips

DALLAS – Feb. 1, 2022 – Bitterly cold temperatures are settling for the next several days, and Atmos Energy is closely monitoring the weather and staging its employees across the system. Atmos Energy reminds customers to stay alert to changing weather conditions in their area, while following a few easy tips to conserve energy, keep […]

New Monarch Butterfly conservation license plate available for Texas drivers

New Monarch Butterfly conservation license plate available for Texas drivers

AUSTIN — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will be launching the long-awaited Monarch Butterfly conservation license plate on June 21 that will raise money to help conserve monarch butterflies and other native Texas, non-game, at-risk species. “The monarch butterfly is a species that is beautiful and iconic in that it is one of […]

ERCOT issues conservation notice asking Texans to conserve electricity

ERCOT issues conservation notice asking Texans to conserve electricity

RCOT asks customers to reduce electric use DALLAS (June 15, 2021) – The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the governing body that oversees the electric grid in Texas, is asking all Texans to reduce electric use as much as possible through Friday, June 18. Per ERCOT, a significant number of forced generation outages combined […]

Rockwall’s water supplier urges residents to continue conservation efforts

ROCKWALL, TX – February 18, 2021 – As previously reported, water system demands are extremely high right now and are stressing the regional water system. Rockwall residents are asked to conserve as much water as possible during this time. Now that temperatures have started to rise and power is more reliable, customers are asked to […]

Urgent need to conserve energy during historic winter storm

Urgent need to conserve energy during historic winter storm

Atmos Energy Asks All Customers and Businesses to Continue to Take Action Garland, Texas – Feb. 16, 2021 – Demand for natural gas continues to be at unprecedented levels. Atmos Energy appreciates your conservation efforts during this historic winter storm, which will continue with record low temperatures and additional snowfall overnight. Atmos Energy urges all […]

Texas Parks & Wildlife seeks public input on Monarch Butterfly conservation license plate design

Texas Parks & Wildlife seeks public input on Monarch Butterfly conservation license plate design

AUSTIN (September 22, 2020) — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will be launching a new conservation license plate to raise money to help conserve monarch butterflies and other native Texas, non-game, at-risk species. The public is invited to vote for their favorite design for the new monarch butterfly license plate through an online survey […]

Know More, Water Less: Conservation tips from the North Texas Municipal Water District

Know More, Water Less: Conservation tips from the North Texas Municipal Water District

September 2, 2020 – As North Texans enter the month of September, the final month of peak water usage, and prepare our landscapes for the fall, it is important to take the necessary steps to properly conserve water. In the state of Texas, July-September is considered the peak months when customers see spikes in their […]

Dallas earns certification as inaugural ‘Bird City Texas’

Dallas earns certification as inaugural ‘Bird City Texas’

Communities Rise to the Challenge in the Name of Conservation AUSTIN–Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Audubon Texas, partners in the Bird City Texas Initiative, are proud to announce that four communities have received certification during the inaugural application cycle. Bastrop, Dallas, Houston, and Port Aransas have been recognized as the leaders in community action […]

Art conservation, restoration is topic at next Rockwall Art League meeting

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 8, 2015) Have you ever wondered how a tear in a painting is repaired, or how a yellowed varnish layer is removed? Do you want to know the difference between strainers and stretchers, and why it’s so important? Do you need to know how to safely roll a painting and prepare […]

Saturday’s Conference on Water Solutions moves to new location

UPDATE (August 5, 2014) LOCATION CHANGE! We just received word that the Conference on Water Solutions described below has been moved to the County Extension Office, 915 Whitmore Ste. B, Rockwall, TX 75087. ROCKWALL COUNTY,TX. (July 29, 2014) Rockwall County based businesses have partnered with Leadership Advisory Board of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Rockwall […]