Taking a journey through local outdoor adventures

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.

May 30, 2013

Angler, Wooly Bugger Snares Record Texas Catfish

Angler, Wooly Bugger Snares Record Texas Catfish

An angler from Athens won't have to exaggerate when he tells his story about his greatest catch -- he has a state record to prove it.

May 24, 2013

Joe Pool Lake Prepares for Big Crowds

Joe Pool Lake Prepares for Big Crowds

About 30,000 people are expected to pack the parks surrounding Joe Pool Lake in Grand Prairie over the Memorial Day weekend -- and some are getting there early to beat the rush.

May 16, 2013

18-Year-Old Texan Bags Biggest Gator On Record in Texas

18-Year-Old Texan Bags Biggest Gator On Record in Texas

Braxton Bielski now has the distinction of hunting and bagging a 800-pound, 14-foot, 2-inch

alligator during a public hunt on James E. Daughtrey Wildlife Management Area.

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Arlington School Bans Controversial Football T-Shirt

Arlington School Bans Controversial Football T-Shirt

The Arlington Independent School District has banned a high school football team T-shirt after Arlington Martin High School's newspaper editorial staff questioned whether the message was a rape innuendo.

Computer Hackers Attack Cleburne After Dog Shooting

Computer Hackers Attack Cleburne After Dog Shooting

The FBI is investigating a cyber attack on the city of Cleburne that shut down the city’s website and appears to be motivated by a police officer’s controversial shooting of a dog, the mayor said Wednesday.

Jenkins, Rawlings Grade Ebola Response

Jenkins, Rawlings Grade Ebola Response

In an exclusive interview Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins grade their performance managing the Ebola threat while discussing the tense moments that took place behind closed doors...

MedStar: Vehicle Strikes Man, Pregnant Woman

MedStar: Vehicle Strikes Man, Pregnant Woman

Three people, including a pregnant woman, were injured when a driver struck two pedestrians in Fort Worth Thursday morning, MedStar officials say.

Man, 71, Fatally Shoots Wife's Attacker: Police

Man, 71, Fatally Shoots Wife's Attacker: Police

A 71-year-old man fatally shot a would-be robber who knocked down his wife and tried to steal her necklace in a Dallas grocery store parking lot Tuesday night, police say.

West Breaks Ground on New Schools

West Breaks Ground on New Schools

The city of West breaks ground on a new high school and middle school Thursday, marking a milestone on its way to recovery from a fertilizer plant explosion.