Taking a journey through local outdoor adventures

Aug 5, 2014

Wave of Problems Deplete Gulf Oysters

Wave of Problems Deplete Gulf Oysters

Add an oyster shortage on the Texas Gulf Coast to the problems exacerbated by the state's years-long drought.

Aug 5, 2014

Texas Fisherman Catches 809-Pound Tiger Shark

Texas Fisherman Catches 809-Pound Tiger Shark

A Texas fisherman has landed an 809-pound tiger shark in the Gulf of Mexico after reeling it in for more than seven hours.

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.

Top Stories
Most Hospitals Can't Handle Ebola: Texas Health Official

Most Hospitals Can't Handle Ebola: Texas Health Official

Texas' top health official said Thursday that most hospitals can't handle Ebola patients and that they should instead be treated at specialized care centers.

Texas Gas Prices Well Below $3

Texas Gas Prices Well Below $3

Retail gasoline prices across Texas continue to fall below the mark of $3 per gallon, AAA Texas says.

Flight of the Monarchs in Texas in Jeopardy

Flight of the Monarchs in Texas in Jeopardy

As monarch butterflies make their way south through Texas this month, there's even more concern about where they spend their summers.

Texas Man Found Dead Near Hunting Stand

Texas Man Found Dead Near Hunting Stand

Authorities say they found a Texas man dead Wednesday after an apparent accidental shooting while hunting in Arkansas.

Parkland Offers Free Mammograms Saturday

Parkland Offers Free Mammograms Saturday

Parkland's annual "Come Together for the Cure" breast cancer awareness event is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday.

CDC Details Ebola Response Teams

CDC Details Ebola Response Teams

New federal Ebola response squads -- likened to public health SWAT teams -- are being readied to rush to any U.S. city where a new Ebola case might be identified, officials say.