There are few things as confusing in Austin right now as CodeNEXT. At times, it can seem like there are hundreds of opposing viewpoints, all being tossed around online and in public meetings at a lightening fast pace. And that can make it hard for...

Nature In The City Podcast Episode 4: Discordant Harmony And New Ecology This year Dr. Kevin Anderson, a geographer and philosopher managing the Environmental Research Center for the City of Austin, will take us on an exploration of “Nature and the American Mind”, examining a complex...

Nature. What role does it play in our national culture? How did it impact the very founding of America? And what does it mean for us today, as our country becomes more and more urbanized? These are the questions that Dr. Kevin Anderson is exploring all...

Nature In The City Podcast Episode 3: Perspectives On Nature And The City This year Dr. Kevin Anderson, a geographer and philosopher managing the Environmental Research Center for the City of Austin, will take us on an exploration of “Nature and the American Mind”, examining a...

What the heck is CodeNEXT? It's the city's effort to rewrite its land development code (and it will affect everything from transportation, to affordability, to gentrification in Austin). So what's in it? And what does it mean for you? Find out with the latest podcast from...

Saturday is the big day. The new $125 million Austin Central Library opens to the public Saturday, October 28th with a whole day of live music and activities. The day will begin at 10am just outside of the library and there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11am. The library will actually open...

In the past few weeks, we've talked a lot about the environmental consequences of Hurricane Harvey - flooding, pollution, chemical explosions. But there is yet another environmental problem that Houston will likely be dealing with for months...

In need of a little pick-me-up? Our radio partner, Shades of Green, has dedicated their newest episode to everyone's favorite topic - alcohol. Listen to their latest podcast, which features guest from Hops & Grain Brewing, The Austin Winery, and Dulce Vida Tequila. Together they'll talk...

Do you love great radio? Now's the time to support local, independent, nonprofit radio with KOOP's Fall Membership Drive. KOOP 91.7 FM is the home of Shades of Green, Austin's only environmental talk radio show. Each week the Austin EcoNetwork joins the Shades of Green team to interview guests and discuss the...

It's back-to-school season in Texas. Wondering how you can make this school year your most sustainable yet? We've rounded up some resources for both teachers and parents alike. Let's start with the parents...