Tuesday, December 11, 2018

LLELA to begin repopulating hippos this month

A century after the last wild hippopotamus was killed by settlers in North Texas, a dozen hippos will soon make residence in Lewisville. Under a...

Earthquake shakes Oklahoma, felt in North Texas

At around 7:03 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, a 5.6 magnitude earthquake centered near Pawnee, Okla. was strong enough to be felt in Texas, Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri,...

Waste Management seeks to expand DFW Landfill

Of Lewisville’s three landfills, Waste Management’s DFW Landfill is the largest. When its trucks collect the garbage from households in Lewisville and other area...

Egrets make smelly return to Lewisville

Wayne Frady Park is a 12-acre oasis on College Street in Old Town Lewisville. It has a neighborhood playground and a little over a...

Why The Flower Mound went up in flame

A plume of smoke billowed into the morning sky yesterday when The Flower Mound, Flower Mound’s highest point and namesake, was set aflame. The...

When dealing with urban wildlife, keep these in mind

Do you see coyotes lurking behind your home? Did a bobcat and her kittens make a den of the space underneath your porch? From...

Keep Lewisville Beautiful holding 31st Annual Spring Clean Up on April 1

Keep Lewisville Beautiful is partnering with the City of Lewisville to host its 31st annual citywide cleanup on Saturday April 1st, 2017. An environmental...

City’s first sustainability manager retires after nearly three decades working with Lewisville

  Lisa Weaver was preparing to retire in 2014 with the commencement of the Lewisville 2025 plan. But then she had the opportunity to take...

Lewisville’s Top Environment Stories from 2016

Stories about Lewisville’s environment were a big part of The Lewisville Texan Journal’s coverage in 2016. Lewisville Lake and the dam that impounds it play...

Director of parks department retires after 38 years

  If you’ve walked a trail or enjoyed the trees in Lewisville, you’ve seen some of Bob Monaghan’s work. After serving Lewisville in the Parks and...