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Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

Endangered Sea Turtles Making Comeback On Texas Coast

Endangered Sea Turtles Making Comeback On Texas Coast

The world's most endangered sea turtle is making a remarkable comeback on Padre Island, along the Texas Gulf coast.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

Endangered Sea Turtles Making Comeback On Texas Coast

Endangered Sea Turtles Making Comeback On Texas Coast

The world's most endangered sea turtle is making a remarkable comeback on Padre Island, along the Texas Gulf Coast.

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017

Fort Worth Trainers Take Mustangs From Wild to Mild

Fort Worth Trainers Take Mustangs From Wild to Mild

The horse whisperers have come to Fort Worth to do what some would think is impossible: Transforming wild mustangs into trusted companions.

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017

Invasive Zebra Mussels Found in Lake Austin

Invasive Zebra Mussels Found in Lake Austin

State scientists say zebra mussels have been found at Lake Austin, the latest indication the invasive species is continuing to spread along Texas waterways.

Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017

Texas Hunting, Fishing Licenses on Sale Aug. 15

Texas Hunting, Fishing Licenses on Sale Aug. 15

Hunters, anglers, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department says licenses for 2017-2018 go on sale Aug. 15.

Thursday, Aug 3, 2017

Dallas Arboretum Offers Dollar Days in August

Dallas Arboretum Offers Dollar Days in August

The Dallas Arboretum is offering reduced admission rates during the month of August.

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017

Fisherman Hauls in Texas Record 1,033-Pound Hammerhead Shark

Fisherman Hauls in Texas Record 1,033-Pound Hammerhead Shark

A 1,033-pound hammerhead shark caught over the weekend during a fishing tournament based in Texas City is a record for the species in Texas and one of the largest fish ever caught in the state.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017

New Texas Water Park Designed for People With Special Needs

New Texas Water Park Designed for People With Special Needs

More than 600 people attended Saturday's opening of a Texas water park designed for people with special needs.

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017

Century Agave Produces Rare Bloom in East Dallas

Century Agave Produces Rare Bloom in East Dallas

Plant lovers in search of a rare sight should consider heading to East Dallas, where an agave plant is in full bloom.

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017

Century Agave Produces Rare Bloom in East Dallas

Century Agave Produces Rare Bloom in East Dallas

Plant lovers in search of a rare sight should consider heading to East Dallas, where an agave plant is in full bloom.

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