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
2 American Doctors Have Ebola in Liberia: Aid Group

2 American Doctors Have Ebola in Liberia: Aid Group

Colleagues of Dr. Kent Brantly describe him as a good person and great doctor. Brantly is being treated for Ebola. He was diagnosed after going to Liberia to help contain an outbreak there.

Proposed Texas Shelter Would Be US's Largest

Proposed Texas Shelter Would Be US's Largest

Authorities are considering a bid to build a shelter in West Texas that would be the largest in the U.S. to hold unaccompanied children who enter the country illegally.

Jury Deliberations Resume in Ventura Case

Jury Deliberations Resume in Ventura Case

Jurors weighing whether former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura was defamed by "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle have begun their fifth day of deliberations.

One Killed in Shooting in Alvarado

One Killed in Shooting in Alvarado

Deputies with the Johnson County Sheriff's Office are investigating a fatal shooting after an early-morning 911 call.

Five Left Homeless After Early-Morning Apartment Fire

Five Left Homeless After Early-Morning Apartment Fire

Five people are homeless after an early-morning apartment fire in Dallas.

Reward Offered After Historic Cemetery Vandalized

Reward Offered After Historic Cemetery Vandalized

Princeton police are offering a $500 cash reward for tips that'll help catch the people responsible for a rash of vandalism at the city's cemetery this weekend.