Celebrate La Francophonie avec nous!
This year, we celebrate the 51st anniversary of the Day of the Francophonie. Each year on March 20, 88 member states and governments of La Francophonie honor and promote the French language and culture. This year will be no exception, though the activities will take place virtually throughout the month of March. We hope […]
March 1, 2021
Welcome Betty Beaver!
One might believe that geese are the only animals to migrate from Canada to the United States, but now there’s a new arrival making a splash in the south. Betty Beaver is here, and she’s on a roll! Curious, spunky, and friendly as can be, Betty Beaver promises to bring a fresh new face to […]
March 1, 2021
Canada-US Grid Integration Helps States Meet Critical Electricity Needs
Last week, many parts of the US felt a lot more like Canada – temperature-wise, at least. A polar vortex sent the mercury plummeting, bringing record-breaking temperatures to more than a dozen states, including Texas and across the Midwest. The sustained, icy Arctic conditions caused a spike in demand for electricity, at the same time […]
February 22, 2021
Diplomacy in Bloom: In the “Biodiversity without Borders” program, three countries come together to celebrate the North America Friendship Garden in San Antonio
In recent years, matters of environmental conservation have gained traction in the public sector, But Canadian, Mexican, and American representatives proved that the conversation can be just as uplifting as it is critical. In that light, what better time to celebrate collaborative environmental initiatives across borders than during the migration of majestic monarch butterflies? During […]
February 16, 2021
Fort Worth Stockyards Celebrate a Famous Folk Hero
If one wanted to channel the spirit of a local cowboy, the popular Fort Worth Stockyards would be an ideal place to begin the search. However, on November 20, 2020 the Stockyards honored a horseman from a little further afield. Pioneer Black cowboy John Ware was born in the United States in the mid-nineteenth century […]
February 11, 2021