Going Green

Saturday, January 26, 2008

The First Lady's First Class Conservation Efforts

This is a great article by our First Lady about her's and the President's efforts to restore their ranch at Crawford, Texas, to native species. Along with describing their efforts, the article has great links to resources for doing the same on your own property.

First Couple Sees Progress in Effort to Reintroduce Native Plants to Texas Ranch

Friday, January 25, 2008
By Laura Bush

As part of
FOX News' feature on President Bush, I spoke with Bret Baier about our ranch in Crawford, Texas. We love our home — and one of the things we're proudest of is our project to restore the Prairie Chapel Ranch to its original landscape.

• Click here to see photos from Prairie Chapel Ranch.

• Click here for video of Laura Bush talking about her conservation project.

Native plant conservation is a great pastime for anyone who loves outdoor work, and it offers many environmental benefits. Native grasses are better...(complete article here).

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