Taking a journey through local outdoor adventures

Feb 11, 2014

Experts Predict Less Active Wildfire Season

Experts Predict Less Active Wildfire Season

Forecasters say this year's wildfire season isn't likely to be anywhere near as severe as the 2011 season.

Jan 13, 2014

Big Bend to Close Some Areas for Nesting Falcons

Big Bend to Close Some Areas for Nesting Falcons

Some parts of Big Bend National Park will be temporarily closed to allow endangered peregrine falcons to nest free from human disturbances.

Jan 8, 2014

Iowa Gov. Misses Hog on Texas Hunting Trip

Iowa Gov. Misses Hog on Texas Hunting Trip

Gov. Terry Branstad says he did not nab a wild hog during a hunting trip in Texas this week.

Nov 7, 2013

State Considers Expanding Zebra Mussel Measures

State Considers Expanding Zebra Mussel Measures

A state commission is considering adding two Central Texas counties to the list of 17 where boaters are required to help keep invasive zebra mussels from spreading.

Nov 1, 2013

Oyster Reef Rebuilding Begins on Texas Coast

Oyster Reef Rebuilding Begins on Texas Coast

A deep sea oyster reef restoration being touted as the largest ever in the Gulf of Mexico began in an unlikely place: a quarry in landlocked Missouri.

Oct 31, 2013

Forest Preservation Projects Announced

Forest Preservation Projects Announced

Lawmakers, businesspeople, conservationists and plain folks gathered Thursday as additional projects in a five-year effort to restore 200,000 acres of forestland in the Southeast were announced.

Oct 23, 2013

Longhorn Battle Continues at Texas State Park

Longhorn Battle Continues at Texas State Park

Two decades after Texas acquired the land for Big Bend Ranch State Park, the fate of a small herd of longhorn cattle remains in dispute.

Oct 17, 2013

Hunting, Fishing Licenses Unavailable Saturday Night

Hunting, Fishing Licenses Unavailable Saturday Night

State officials say no hunting and fishing licenses will be available for purchase between 9 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. the following morning because the licensing system will be down for maintenance.

Jun 20, 2013

Zebra Mussels Found at Lewisville Lake

Zebra Mussels Found at Lewisville Lake

Invasive and ever-problematic zebra mussels have been found at a fourth North Texas lake, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department says Thursday.

Jun 4, 2013

Kevin Fowler Promotes Texas Water Conservation

Kevin Fowler Promotes Texas Water Conservation

Texas Parks and Wildlife is launching a campaign to promote water conservation this summer.

Top Stories
Police: Woman Left Grandchild in Car to Shop

Police: Woman Left Grandchild in Car to Shop

Crowley police say they arrested a woman after she left her grandchild in a hot vehicle in a store parking lot.

Air Force Instructor Convicted in Sex Scandal Dies

Air Force Instructor Convicted in Sex Scandal Dies

The first Air Force instructor convicted of rape in a sex scandal at one of the nation's busiest military training centers has died in prison.

Arrest Warrant Reveals Grisly Details of 5-Year-Old's Death

Arrest Warrant Reveals Grisly Details of 5-Year-Old's Death

A warrant of arrest and detention affidavit obtained Tuesday by The Dallas Morning News reveals grisly details about the murder of a 5-year-old girl.

Southlake Teen Accused of Terroristic Threat: Police

Southlake Teen Accused of Terroristic Threat: Police

Police said an 18-year-old former Southlake student was jailed Tuesday for allegedly sending threatening text messages and threatening violence against schools.

Josh Brent Reinstated, Faces Suspension

Josh Brent Reinstated, Faces Suspension

The Dallas Cowboys have conditionally reinstated defensive end Josh Brent, and Brent will be eligible to return to play by Week 11, according to an NFL spokesman.

Home Depot Probes Possible Data Breach

Home Depot Probes Possible Data Breach

Home Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a major credit card data breach.