Taking a journey through local outdoor adventures

Jul 1, 2014

Statewide Rules to Fight Zebra Mussels Take Effect

Statewide Rules to Fight Zebra Mussels Take Effect

Newly expanded boating rules to fight the spread of zebra mussels and other invasive species statewide are now in effect.

Jun 17, 2014

Turtle Hatchlings Released Off Texas Coast

Turtle Hatchlings Released Off Texas Coast

Nearly 100 endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtle hatchlings have been released on a South Texas beach to make their way into the Gulf of Mexico.

Jun 2, 2014

Stage 3 Water Restrictions Extended by NTMWD

Stage 3 Water Restrictions Extended by NTMWD

Cities in the North Texas Municipal Water District are to be reminded that Stage 3 landscape watering restrictions are in place through Oct. 31.

Jun 2, 2014

Two Believed Drowned on North Texas Lakes This Weekend

Two Believed Drowned on North Texas Lakes This Weekend

A man drowned on Lewisville Lake on Sunday. Meanwhile, search crews continue to look for a man at Cedar Creek Lake.

May 23, 2014

Water Restrictions, HOA Fees a Struggle for Plano Homeowners

Water Restrictions, HOA Fees a Struggle for Plano Homeowners

Trying to grow grass in the Texas heat isn’t easy, especially with water restrictions during the drought.

May 22, 2014

Rules to Combat Zebra Mussels Extended Statewide

Rules to Combat Zebra Mussels Extended Statewide

Texas Parks and Wildlife officials have expanded to the entire state a mandate that boaters on lakes and rivers drain their watercrafts to combat the spread of zebra mussels and other invasive species.

May 19, 2014

Low-Cost Drowning Prevention Classes Offered for Families

Low-Cost Drowning Prevention Classes Offered for Families

With pool drownings being all too common in Texas and Tarrant County, a local coalition is offering no-cost or low-cost water safety instruction for families.

May 5, 2014

"Pest" Disfiguring Crape Myrtles in McKinney

"Pest" Disfiguring Crape Myrtles in McKinney

"Bark scale" is spreading cross the American South, changing the appearance of popular crape myrtle plants. The so-called pest has shown up in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Tennessee, as well as in Texas.

Apr 10, 2014

Shorter Red Snapper Season Ahead of Gulf Coast

Shorter Red Snapper Season Ahead of Gulf Coast

Charter boat and recreational fishermen will have only 11 days to reel in red snapper from the Gulf of Mexico this year.

Mar 27, 2014

Lesser Prairie Chicken Put on Threatened List

Lesser Prairie Chicken Put on Threatened List

The Obama administration announced Thursday it is placing the lesser prairie chicken on a list of threatened species, a move that could affect oil and gas drilling, wind farms and other activities.

Top Stories
Price Arrested, Accused of Taking $950K in Bribes

Price Arrested, Accused of Taking $950K in Bribes

A 13-count indictment released Friday says longtime Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price took $950,000 in bribes in the form of cash, cars and property and that he and his associates committed mail...

Lane Changes Slated Through Mid-Cities

Lane Changes Slated Through Mid-Cities

Changing traffic patterns through the Mid-Cities could throw drivers for a loop this weekend. Traffic will be moved to the new TEXpress lanes in the center of State Highway 183.

Officials Urge Early Back-to-School Vaccinations

Officials Urge Early Back-to-School Vaccinations

With a case of the measles reported in Tarrant County and back-to-school around the corner, health and school officials advise getting vaccinated now before the rush.

Dallas County Not Yet Ready for Child Immigrants

Dallas County Not Yet Ready for Child Immigrants

Dallas County says it won't meet its goal of accepting unaccompanied immigrant children by the end of the month, as federal teams continue to assess possible sites to house them.

Lifetime Drops Reality TV Show on Fort Worth Mortuary

Lifetime Drops Reality TV Show on Fort Worth Mortuary

The Lifetime TV network has dropped a reality show about a Texas mortuary after eight decaying bodies were found and the co-owners face criminal charges.

Border Agents Work to Keep Drugs, Criminals Out

Border Agents Work to Keep Drugs, Criminals Out

There is another side to the immigration issue law enforcement wants people to know about: the fight to keep drugs and criminals out of the United States.