• May 9, 2021

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Green in the Desert: Local Biologist Taps Rainwater to Restore

When Mike Gaglio and his team go to the river, their intention reaches beyond simply planting trees. Each hole dug, each cottonwood set in place, each willow planted represents a small step in the direction of a much larger vision, said Gaglio, owner of High Desert Native Plants, an El Paso-based environmental and ecological restoration […]Read More

Green in the Desert: Local Farmer Captures Carbon to Grow

Shahid Mustafa is the first to admit his farm might not look as orderly as those you see while driving down the highway. At Taylor Hood Farms, you won’t find manicured rows or flood-irrigated fields. Nor will you notice bed after bed of a single crop like alfalfa, commodity cotton or chile peppers. To hear […]Read More

Green Hope Project to host virtual Environmental Summit & Trash

El Paso’s first-ever virtual Environmental Summit 2021 is right around the corner, with Green Hope Project’s Environmental Summit & Trash to Treasure Awards (T2T) Ceremony this weekend. Originally scheduled for April 2020, the summit was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the associated restrictions. Organizers say that, with this summit, Green Hope Project hopes […]Read More

Walgreens partners with Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Clint ISD for

Thanks to a new partnership between Walgreens, Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Horizon City and Clint ISD, High Desert residents will have access to COVID-19 vaccines this weekend. On Saturday, April 10th,  members of the Horizon City community have an opportunity to get vaccinated, with no appointment necessary. Organizers share that the vaccination site is […]Read More

Green Berets offer unique training for Fort Bliss Soldiers

A team of Green Berets relay instructions to a group of young, enthusiastic Infantry Soldiers under the cover of night. With a sudden boom, the pitch black landscape becomes as clear as day as a 120mm illumination round spills a flickering white light over the target, off in the distant desert. These specialized mortars were […]Read More

Parks and Rec Hosting Two Day Green Infrastructure Workshop

The City of El Paso was awarded grant funding from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Conservation License Plates Program to host a two-day workshop to promote green infrastructure and pollinator habitats. The workshop will include a session on green infrastructure on August 24 and a half-day workday at Esmeralda Park on August 25. Community […]Read More