Taking a journey through local outdoor adventures

Dec 20, 2014

Tum Tum Among New Names for Live Oaks

Tum Tum Among New Names for Live Oaks

Tum Tum, Brother Joseph, God's Wonder, and Shady Eden are among the newest members of a national registry of grand, gnarly live oaks -- evergreen oaks found around the South and in California.

Dec 5, 2014

Texas Game Warden Frees 2 Tangled Deer

Texas Game Warden Frees 2 Tangled Deer

A Central Texas game warden cuts two deer lose whose antlers became tangled in rope around a clothesline pole.

Nov 13, 2014

Deer Population Growing in Parts of Texas

Deer Population Growing in Parts of Texas

Norm Lavelle loves the deer that he feeds -- even the big buck that could have killed him.

Nov 6, 2014

Nest Successfully Moved to Protect Bald Eagles

Nest Successfully Moved to Protect Bald Eagles

A couple of bald eagles came back home to Seagoville only to find their nest had been relocated while they were gone for the summer. The birds initially built their home on a transmission tower that was...

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.

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Fort Worth's Fourth Draws Thousands

Fort Worth's Fourth Draws Thousands

Crowds came out to enjoy watching nearly two tons of fireworks at Fort Worth's Fourth at Panther Island Pavilion in 2015. NBC 5 was a proud sponsor of the event.

Tradition and Firsts for Independence Day

Tradition and Firsts for Independence Day

America the Beautiful set the tone for the Irving Independence Day Parade on Saturday.

Woman, 18, pulled from river by Firefighter in Granbury

Woman, 18, pulled from river by Firefighter in Granbury

An 18-year-old woman is in the hospital after being pulled from the Brazos River in Hood County Saturday evening.

Flooding Forces Grapevine 4th Fireworks Changes

Flooding Forces Grapevine 4th Fireworks Changes

Grapevine's July Fourth Fireworks Extravaganza's viewing area was relocated to Grapevine Mills Mall as parks along the lake remained flooded.

Obama Thanks U.S. Military: "Freedom Isn't Free"

Obama Thanks U.S. Military: "Freedom Isn't Free"

President Barack Obama says U.S. service members make it possible to enjoy the "greatest blessings" in the greatest country on earth.

Girl, 3, Taken to Hospital after Near-Drowning

Girl, 3, Taken to Hospital after Near-Drowning

First responders in Fort Worth responded to reports of a drowning involving a child Saturday afternoon.