Taking a journey through local outdoor adventures

Aug 30, 2014

Sesame Catching on in Southeast US Farms

Sesame Catching on in Southeast US Farms

Sesame is gaining a foothold in parts of the southeast United States, where cotton has long been king, as farmers take advantage of its drought tolerance and a recently developed trait that lets them bring it in...

Aug 27, 2014

Venomous Caterpillar Encounters on the Rise

Venomous Caterpillar Encounters on the Rise

At first glance, they may look harmless. But the fat, furry caterpillars known as puss, or asp, caterpillars commonly found in North Texas come with a warning: their fur is venomous.

Aug 28, 2014

Venomous Caterpillar Encounters on the Rise

Venomous Caterpillar Encounters on the Rise

At first glance, they may look harmless. But the fat, furry caterpillars known as puss, or asp, caterpillars commonly found in North Texas come with a warning: their fur is venomous.

Aug 13, 2014

Hunting, Fishing Licenses on Sale This Week

Hunting, Fishing Licenses on Sale This Week

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department says hunting and fishing licenses for the 2014-15 seasons will go on sale Friday.

Aug 7, 2014

Woman Dies After Flip Into the Comal River

Woman Dies After Flip Into the Comal River

Central Texas police say a 26-year-old woman has died of injuries suffered days earlier when she jumped from an elevated platform into a part of the Comal River where tubing is popular.

Aug 7, 2014

Lone Star Tick Bites Blamed for Red Meat Allergy

Lone Star Tick Bites Blamed for Red Meat Allergy

A tick bite might make you a vegetarian, or at least make you swear off red meat.

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.

Top Stories
Pilot Killed in Seagoville Plane Crash

Pilot Killed in Seagoville Plane Crash

Dallas sheriff's deputies are investigating a small plane crash in Seagoville, killing the pilot.

Manhunt Continues for Suspected Killer

Manhunt Continues for Suspected Killer

Authorities say nearly 100 officers are searching for a man suspected of murder who is believed to be hiding in a Crowley neighborhood.

Sketch of  Gunman Who Shot Meteorologist

Sketch of Gunman Who Shot Meteorologist

The search continues for the gunman who shot a Waco-area television meteorologist following an altercation in the station's parking lot Wednesday morning.

American Airlines Flight Diverted to Lubbock

American Airlines Flight Diverted to Lubbock

An American Airlines plane en route to DFW Airport was diverted to Lubbock Thursday night.

Cleaning Begins for Famed Houston Astrodome

Cleaning Begins for Famed Houston Astrodome

Work has begun to clean the exterior of Houston's famed Astrodome.

Fatal SXSW Crash Brings First Wave of Lawsuits

Fatal SXSW Crash Brings First Wave of Lawsuits

The first wave of victim lawsuits since four people died at the South by Southwest music festival accused organizers Thursday of safety lapses after a driver smashed through a barricade and into a crowd...