Though Richardson’s recycling program accepts paper of all kinds, residents might want to consider.
Texas is one of the lucky states in the U.S. when it comes to lightning bugs (a.k.a. fireflies), as the flashing insects appear in the evening in both spring and fall here due to our climate (they thrive in warm and humid conditions).
If you have tree limbs/other yard trimmings piled up and don’t want to wait until your next day for a free BABIC (Brush and Bulky Item Collection) pick-up, you can haul your pile to Texas Pure’s Custer Road grind site in Plano, 9901 Custer Rd., for a free drop-off.
The annual wildflower planting program in Richardson has started, with Parks and Recreation Department staff planting seeds that include a mix of red corn poppy, corn flower and rocket larkspur into various locations around the community.
Fall is an ideal time to plant a tree in North Texas, and the latest issue of the City’s Environmental Resources Newsletter features information on how to do so successfully.
Learn the how-to’s and why’s of composting at a free Composting Workshop Friday, Oct. 9 from...
Monarch butterflies have begun their annual southbound migration, heading from Canada and the northern/Midwest U.S. to their winter home in Mexico, and have already begun showing up in Texas.
If you’re getting outside to garden now that temperatures are cooler and need some “socially distanced” gardening advice, The Dallas County Master Gardener Association, through the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Center, offers free advice via its website and through e-mail.
When it comes to emergency and disaster planning and response, staff members with Richardson’s Health Department are on the frontlines educating the community and investigating outbreaks of communicable diseases such as salmonella, influenzas and COVID-19.
The SharedAirDFW Network debuted this week, the result of a three-year high-tech collaboration between several entities including Dallas County and UT Dallas that provides increased, more precise air quality monitoring than what had previously been available in the area.