I’m a landowner and a mineral owner on top of the Barnett Shale. I no longer own property on the Barnett Shale. Living in the gas patch was like living on the edge of a volcano so I gave up my beloved land and moved to Collin County where there is no drilling.
Awards and Kudos
We Are Doing It Texas rural women are battling modern dragons to save some “country” for future generations.
Fort Worth Weekley, March 25, 2009, story and photos BY JEFF PRINCE
Shale Gas Watchdog: Sharon Wilson Fills Void Left by Industry Lapdogs, Press Action, March 6, 2012.
Fracker Range Resources Sues Over YouTube of Burning Well. Bloomberg, May 18, 2012.
Fracking: Boom or Doom – Texan Sharon Wilson writes about fracking on her blog. The Village Voice, September 19, 2012.
Evolution of a Rebel: Despite threats and abuse, Sharon Wilson has become a one-woman resource for the anti-fracking movement. Fort Worth Weekley, May 15, 2013.
A Texas Rebel’s Fight for Her Land: How a down-on-her-luck single mother in a ramshackle trailer reinvented herself as the bright, bold, unapologetically outrageous voice of the antifracking movement. More Magazine, September 2013.
TXsharon is a recipient of the Texas Progressive Alliance 2007 Silver Star Award for Texan of the Year.
2006 Koufax Best Post nominee for Look at the face of the working poor.
Best of Big D nomination 2013, Best Blog
2013 Human Rights People’s Choice Awards nominee
Lone Star Chapter of Sierra Club 2012 Special Service Award winner.