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
Kids Sickened Day Before School Evacuated: Parents

Kids Sickened Day Before School Evacuated: Parents

The parent of a Lakewood Elementary School student says her son, and several others, were sick a day before the school was evacuated over dangerous levels of carbon monoxide gas.

State Rep. Cites God in Push for Legal Pot

State Rep. Cites God in Push for Legal Pot

A state lawmaker from East Texas says God didn't create marijuana by mistake, wants the plant legalized.

Morris Kidnapping Suspect Had Sex With Teen: Warrant

Morris Kidnapping Suspect Had Sex With Teen: Warrant

The man accused of kidnapping Christina Morris is now charged with sexual assault of a child after a 6-month relationship with a 16-year-old girl, according to an arrest warrant.

Former FWPD Chief Has Ties to Body-Camera Maker

Former FWPD Chief Has Ties to Body-Camera Maker

Taser International, emerging as leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs, including former Fort Worth Police Chief Jeffrey Halstead.

AA Mechanic Killed in Accident at DFW Airport

AA Mechanic Killed in Accident at DFW Airport

An American Airlines mechanic died after an accident on a jet bridge Monday at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Burning Cross Left Outside Central Texas Church

Burning Cross Left Outside Central Texas Church

Investigators are trying to determine who left a burning cross outside a Central Texas church.