Taking a journey through local outdoor adventures

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.

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.

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Wise Co. K-9 Officer Killed, Suspect Shot Dead

Wise Co. K-9 Officer Killed, Suspect Shot Dead

Authorities say a suspect was shot and killed after he opened fire, killing a Wise County K-9 officer sent to apprehend him Wednesday afternoon.

Fort Worth Police Searching For Child Predator

Fort Worth Police Searching For Child Predator

Fort Worth police say a child predator is on the streets, and they want the public’s help to catch him.

Man Orders Pizza During Standoff: Irving Police

Man Orders Pizza During Standoff: Irving Police

A four-hour standoff ended with the arrest of a man with warrants for aggravated assault after an Irving pizzeria manager tipped police to his location Wednesday.

Texas Inmate Set to Die Thursday for 1996 Slaying

Texas Inmate Set to Die Thursday for 1996 Slaying

Attorneys for a twice-convicted murderer are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to stop his upcoming execution in Texas, saying he's mentally impaired.

SWAT Ends Standoff With Driver in Dallas

SWAT Ends Standoff With Driver in Dallas

Dallas SWAT ended a standoff with a driver stopped on a felony warrant in Dallas Wednesday.

Rockets Send Mavs to 4th Straight Loss, 99-94

Rockets Send Mavs to 4th Straight Loss, 99-94

Josh Smith scored 18 points and James Harden added 17 as the Houston Rockets used a balanced scoring effort to outlast the Dallas Mavericks for a 99-94 on Wednesday night.