Environmental

Lake Levels Full; Dry Summer Months Ahead

Lake Levels Full; Dry Summer Months Ahead

As the calendar turns to June, the four lakes in the North Texas Municipal Water District’s (NTMWD) service area are all 100 percent full or greater thanks to consistent rain in April and May.

National Trails Day is June 6

National Trails Day is June 6

Celebrate National Trails Day 2020 tomorrow, June 6, on Richardson’s 40+ miles of trails and walkways found throughout the city.

Lakes are full, but dry summer months ahead

Although, the four lakes in the North Texas Municipal Water District’s (NTMWD) service area are all 100 percent full or greater as a result of consistent rain in April and May, conservation remains very important.

Coyote Sightings Normal for North Texas

Coyote Sightings Normal for North Texas

April-May is birthing season for coyotes, so the increase in coyote sightings around Richardson lately by residents may be due to the fact that male coyotes are out and about more while on the hunt for food to feed their growing families, and are not allowed in the family “den” while the babies are young.

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month in Richardson

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month in Richardson

The City is reminding residents that while they are getting outside more as the weather warms up, to be aware not only of preventing mosquito-borne illness, but tick-borne illness as well.

Biking, Clean Air Advocated Nationally during May

Biking, Clean Air Advocated Nationally during May

Air North Texas, a division of the North Central Texas Council of Governments, is promoting Clean Air Month and National Bike Month, held each May, with several tips on its website to help incorporate biking and clean air awareness into our lives.