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2014-03-31 12:27:11

Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden - The Dallas Arboretum DALLAS, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflect, the turnkey solutions provider for digital out-of-home customer experiences, today announced that they, along with The Old State, a Dallas-based interactive app and website design agency, have been awarded top honors by The Digital Screenmedia Association (DSA), winning the 2014 Award of Excellence for Best Interactive Cultural Digital Signage for their deployment at the...

2014-01-07 12:22:31

"Birds in Paradise" Runs February 22-April 6, 2014 DALLAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 marks the 30(th) anniversary of the Dallas Arboretum's major floral festival Dallas Blooms with the theme "Birds in Paradise." The festival is supported by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Park Place Dealerships and Celebrity Cruises. Dallas Blooms begins on February 22, 2014, and runs through April 6, 2014. The garden explodes with color as more than 500,000 spring-blossoming bulbs burst,...

2013-08-26 12:22:57

8-acre Museum Features 17 Indoor/Outdoor Galleries Aimed at Educational and Scientific Objectives DALLAS, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The spectacular result of nearly two decades of nationwide research will be revealed Sept. 21 as the iconic Dallas Arboretum unveils its $62 million Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden, a sprawling 8-acre interactive garden designed specifically to address state and national science standards in life, earth and environmental sciences. The Dallas...

2013-05-06 04:21:13

Visiting the Arboretum at night is a special experience and one you won't soon forget. HOUSTON, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Join us for a star filled night with BBQ, wine and more while enjoying the fresh outdoor air surrounded by the Houston Arboretum's 155 acres of nature. It is sure to be a memorable night viewed through telescopes observing constellations, stars and the night sky of early June. During this adventure, you will have the opportunity to learn from Members of the...

2013-04-17 23:01:30

In collaboration with CoolHaus Food Truck and Majic 95.5. Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 First Choice Emergency Room invites the local community to their Austin Arboretum facility on April 20th to enjoy gourmet ice cream sandwiches from CoolHaus as well as win concert tickets to Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift from Majic 95.5. Attendees will also have the chance to take a quick tour of the facility and spend time with First Choice ER´s physicians, nurses, radiology techs and...

2013-04-02 23:04:42

e2b teknologies will be celebrating and supporting one of the nation´s leading environmental nonprofit groups, Keep America Beautiful (KAB). The company will also be supporting its community with a donation to a local Arboretum and other local cleanup initiatives. Chardon, Ohio (PRWEB) April 02, 2013 April is a month with a lot of focus on making the world a better place. There´s Earth Day, Arbor Day, and Keep American Beautiful Month. Throughout the month of April, e2b...

2013-03-28 12:24:05

2013 National Public Gardens Day features essay contest for 1st-8th graders DALLAS, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dallas Arboretum is planting a seed and asking North Texas youth to spread the message of National Public Gardens Day. Together with Rain Bird®, the leading manufacturer and provider of irrigation products and services, and the American Public Gardens Association (APGA), the Arboretum is sponsoring an essay contest for local 1st-8th graders aimed at exploring...

2013-03-11 04:20:17

Take an interactive stroll through the trails at the arboretum with the raptors of wildlife revealed in what will be the first event of our "Sky Kings Series". HOUSTON, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Join us to be amazed by hawks, owls, falcons and even a vulture or two! Kevin Gaines, of Sky Kings Falconry, will lead us on a tour along the trails of the Houston Arboretum for what is sure to be a memorable hawk walk. Don't miss this unique opportunity to experience these magnificent...

2013-02-12 16:21:02

CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A one-day conference to prepare and update municipalities on the latest science and economic effects of the emerald ash borer infestation (EAB) will be conducted March 7 at the Northern Illinois University Hoffman Estates campus. Institutions from three states are supporting the conference which is designed to accelerate the delivery of EAB data and science to municipalities with the greatest need. Institute for Work And the Economy and The Regional...

2012-07-31 06:22:48

CHICAGO, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Fredric Miller today announced that his team's survey of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) infestation in Chicago has reached a tipping point. The survey conducted in late June of this year confirmed the infestation in all 50 wards and found its progress advanced. Thousands of ash trees that are treatable today will be lost if not treated in the next ten weeks. The emerald ash borer is forcing a decline in tree health whereby the majority of the city's ash...