Taking a journey through local outdoor adventures

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.

Apr 10, 2014

Shorter Red Snapper Season Ahead of Gulf Coast

Shorter Red Snapper Season Ahead of Gulf Coast

Charter boat and recreational fishermen will have only 11 days to reel in red snapper from the Gulf of Mexico this year.

Mar 27, 2014

Lesser Prairie Chicken Put on Threatened List

Lesser Prairie Chicken Put on Threatened List

The Obama administration announced Thursday it is placing the lesser prairie chicken on a list of threatened species, a move that could affect oil and gas drilling, wind farms and other activities.

Mar 27, 2014

Bird Refuges to Expand in Texas

Bird Refuges to Expand in Texas

The U.S. Migratory Bird Conservation Commission has approved $2.8 million to expand refuges in Texas and California.

Top Stories
Man Meets River Oaks Officers Who Saved Him

Man Meets River Oaks Officers Who Saved Him

Things could be much worse for a disabled man trapped inside his burning home in River Oaks Wednesday if it wasn't for three quick thinking River Oaks police officers.

Suspect Arrested in Sex Assault Near SMU

Suspect Arrested in Sex Assault Near SMU

A Dallas man has been arrested in the alleged aggravated sexual assault earlier this month near the Southern Methodist University campus.

Texas Executes Woman for Starvation of Boy, 9

Texas Executes Woman for Starvation of Boy, 9

A Texas woman convicted of the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago was executed Wednesday evening.

Dallas Co. Reports 7th West Nile Case of 2014

Dallas Co. Reports 7th West Nile Case of 2014

Health officials have confirmed the seventh human case of West Nile virus in Dallas County in 2014.

Arizona Running Back Arrested on Assault Charges

Arizona Running Back Arrested on Assault Charges

Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and an 18-month-old child, the latest...

Texas QB David Ash Ends Playing Career

Texas QB David Ash Ends Playing Career

Texas coach Charlie Strong says quarterback David Ash is giving up football after struggling with the effects of multiple concussions.