The delicate violet blooms of the Bracted twistflower were once a common sight along the roadside in Texas Hill Country, but nowadays the most surefire place to find them just might be in Walter Stewart's guest bathroom.
We've featured a lot of treehouses on TreeHugger, but the plans for this one are a little different: Ten cherry trees will be planted in a circle, and pruned and bent over time to form a unique, two story sculpture.
Climatologist says, "I've started telling anyone who's interested that it's likely that much of Texas will still be in severe drought this time next summer, with water supply implications even worse than those we are now experiencing."
Where I live in Southeastern Pennsylvania garden vegetables lie unharvested, rotting in the mud. Lancaster farmers will be hard pressed to harvest their corn and uncovered firewood piles are ornamented with white
Texas has experienced the worst drought in its history. The impact of the drought has been felt in expected and unexpected ways. From sweeping wildfires to water main breaks and livestock starvation, this year has been brutal. The
With the ongoing Texas drought now setting classified as the worst one-year drought on record there, OnEarth has a really good summary of the situation, the factors contributing to it. If you're behind on this, check out the
In Texas, so far, it has been those living closest to the land who are hardest hit by the drought. Metro areas like Dallas-Fort Worth or Houston have their air conditioning, their drinking water and fountains
It's been a rough week overall for animals on TreeHugger: a bear totaled a Toyota Prius his first time behind the wheel, fish are suffocating in the Texas drought, and a seagull was kicked to death in New York by a man "walking for
Labor Day has brought ill tidings to drought-strangled Texas. While most Americans are out enjoying barbeques, picnics, or beach days, Texans are keeping their eyes locked on dozens of massive wind-driven