Taking a journey through local outdoor adventures

Nov 3, 2014

Low Lakes Hope to Benefit From Tuesday's Rain

Low Lakes Hope to Benefit From Tuesday's Rain

NBC 5 meteorologists are calling for rain Tuesday and that's good news for Eagle Mountain Lake and other North Texas lakes experiencing dangerously low water levels.

Oct 31, 2014

North Texans Ready for Deer Season Opener

North Texans Ready for Deer Season Opener

The 2014 deer season kicks off Saturday morning just before sunrise and many are ready to continue the yearly tradition.

Oct 27, 2014

Coastal Parks Explore Accommodating SpaceX Viewings

Coastal Parks Explore Accommodating SpaceX Viewings

Park officials in South Texas are working on a master plan to provide tourists with better views of rocket launches from the world's first commercial orbital spaceport, which is being developed by SpaceX.

Oct 23, 2014
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By Frank Heinz

Monarch Butterflies

A collection of photographs of monarch butterflies. See Full Gallery

Oct 23, 2014

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.

Oct 22, 2014

Pond Liners Used Against Zebra Mussels

Pond Liners Used Against Zebra Mussels

Pond liners are being used to try to stop zebra mussels from spreading at a Central Texas lake that supplies water to Waco.

Sep 16, 2014

Hunting Startles Some in Fort Worth

Hunting Startles Some in Fort Worth

More than two weeks into dove season in North Texas, people in one area are hearing about it in an unexpected way.

Sep 11, 2014

Gulf of Mexico to Get Another Artificial Reef

Gulf of Mexico to Get Another Artificial Reef

The Gulf of Mexico will be getting another artificial reef as a retired Japanese-built freighter makes its way to a site off Texas.

Sep 10, 2014

Dallas to Boost Safety on Hike-and-Bike Trails

Dallas to Boost Safety on Hike-and-Bike Trails

Safety upgrades are coming to 70 potentially hazardous spots in Dallas where hike-and-bike trails cross streets.

Sep 1, 2014

Dove Season Opens Labor Day

Dove Season Opens Labor Day

Labor Day is also the first day of dove hunting season in Texas.

Top Stories
Deaths of Mom, Child Found Naked Ruled Accidental

Deaths of Mom, Child Found Naked Ruled Accidental

The Tarrant County medical examiner has determined the cause of death for a Tarrant County mother and her infant child.

Pets, People Make Best of Record-Setting Snowfall

Pets, People Make Best of Record-Setting Snowfall

A late winter storm dropped up to 7 inches of sleet and snow overnight Wednesday, leading to more than 800 school closings and delays and nearly as many flight cancellations Thursday.

Darvish Exits Spring Debut With Injury

Darvish Exits Spring Debut With Injury

Rangers ace Yu Darvish left his spring training debut with tightness in his right triceps Thursday.

Man Taking Snow Pics Fatally Shot: Dallas Police

Man Taking Snow Pics Fatally Shot: Dallas Police

A Dallas man who was outside taking pictures of the snow was fatally shot early Thursday morning, according to police.

Harrison Ford Hurt in Plane Crash on SoCal Golf Course

Harrison Ford Hurt in Plane Crash on SoCal Golf Course

Actor Harrison Ford was hospitalized Thursday afternoon after a single-engine plane he was piloting crashed onto a Venice golf course shortly after takeoff. Residents are being asked to avoid the area...

Arlington Firefighters Battle Brutal Cold, House Fire

Arlington Firefighters Battle Brutal Cold, House Fire

The Arlington Fire Department says a space heater is to blame for a fire that destroyed an East Arlington home and killed four pets inside.