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Caring for Black Diamond Crepe Myrtles
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Caring for Black Diamond Crepe Myrtles

Texas Agrilife specialist Dotty Woodson returns to NBC 5 Today to explain how to care for Black Diamond Crepe Myrtles. Watch »

Aug 16, 2015
Trees Downed for Safety at Dallas Love Field

Trees Downed for Safety at Dallas Love Field

Dallas Parks and Recreation workers cut down half a dozen Elm and Pecan trees at a popular Dallas lakefront park. Watch »

Jul 15, 2015
Greenhouse Gases Biggest Threat to Polar Bears: Study

Greenhouse Gases Biggest Threat to Polar Bears: Study

Greenhouse gas emissions remain the "primary threat" to polar bears, according to a study released Tuesday... Read more »

Jul 1, 2015
Quakes not Caused by Injection Wells: Exxon Subsidiary

Quakes not Caused by Injection Wells: Exxon Subsidiary

XTO argued that the faults beneath Azle and Reno have been active for 600 million years. Read more »

Jun 11, 2015
Lake Worth Reopens to Boat Traffic

Lake Worth Reopens to Boat Traffic

Lake Worth was scheduled open early to the public on Thursday, June 11 as lake levels returned to a safe range. Read more »

Jun 11, 2015
TX Flooding May Bring Benefits, Environmental Changes

TX Flooding May Bring Benefits, Environmental Changes

Officials are dealing with the scope of tree damage after the Blanco River flooded over Memorial Day weekend in... Read more »

Jun 3, 2015
$134M Proposed for Oil Spill Recovery

$134M Proposed for Oil Spill Recovery

State and federal officials overseeing $1 billion provided by BP PLC to spur recovery from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico... Read more »

Apr 20, 2015
Senator: Decade-Old Gulf Oil Leak is 'Unacceptable'

Senator: Decade-Old Gulf Oil Leak is 'Unacceptable'

A U.S. senator from Florida is pressing federal officials to disclose data about a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf... Read more »

Apr 17, 2015
Want to Save Coral Reefs? First, Save the Fish: Study

Want to Save Coral Reefs? First, Save the Fish: Study

A new study has found that more fish may be the answer to saving coral reefs, NBC News reported. Read more »

Apr 8, 2015
Students Plant 50 Trees in Richardson

Students Plant 50 Trees in Richardson

Richardson ISD students teamed up with the State Farm Youth Advisory Board and the Texas Trees Foundation to plant... Watch »

Apr 4, 2015
Plan Approved to Improve Galveston Beaches

Plan Approved to Improve Galveston Beaches

Officials in Galveston have approved a plan to spend $41 million to improve the Southeast Texas island city's two... Read more »

Mar 21, 2015
Big Thaw Has People Thinking 'Spring Flowers'

Big Thaw Has People Thinking 'Spring Flowers'

Thursday’s snow nearly disappeared in North Texas Friday, turning thoughts to spring flowers and how to revive... Watch »

Mar 6, 2015
Fracking Water Recycling Upped

Fracking Water Recycling Upped

Texas' three railroad commissioners say that oil and gas operators statewide are recycling more water than ever... Read more »

Feb 23, 2015

"It's a Completely Different World": Antartica's Scientists Study...

Scientists say the pristine, undisturbed icy continent can help us understand the early Earth — and where we might... Watch »

Feb 20, 2015
Lubbock Hopes for Dump Cleanup

Lubbock Hopes for Dump Cleanup

Lubbock officials are looking to state lawmakers for financial help to cleanup an abandoned recycling center the... Read more »

Feb 15, 2015
Plan Calls for Expanding Gulf of Mexico Reef Sanctuary

Plan Calls for Expanding Gulf of Mexico Reef Sanctuary

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration wants to enlarge the Flower Garden Banks National Marine... Read more »

Feb 7, 2015
New Wind Energy Solution at UNT

New Wind Energy Solution at UNT

Researchers hope the new wind turbine being tested at UNT’s Discovery Park will prove quieter, more efficient, and... Watch »

Aug 13, 2014
Federal Hearing on Texas Oil Spill Resumes

Federal Hearing on Texas Oil Spill Resumes

The captain of a tugboat whose barges collided with a cargo freighter in the Houston Ship Channel in March says the... Read more »

Jun 3, 2014
Feds Reach $5.15 Billion Settlement Over Mining Cleanup

Feds Reach $5.15 Billion Settlement Over Mining Cleanup

The federal government announced Thursday that it reached a $5.15 billion settlement with Anadarko Petroleum Corp. Read more »

Apr 4, 2014
FW Begins Construction on Affordable Energy-Efficient Homes

FW Begins Construction on Affordable Energy-Efficient Homes

Construction began in southeast Fort Worth on new energy-efficient homes for first-time low and moderate income... Watch »

Mar 25, 2014

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