Taking a journey through local outdoor adventures

Mar 6, 2014

Good Wildflower Season Predicted

Good Wildflower Season Predicted

Experts say wildflowers, including bluebonets, should feature good showings in parts of the state.

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.

Top Stories
Earthquake Shakes Irving For 2nd Time This Weekend

Earthquake Shakes Irving For 2nd Time This Weekend

Less than 24 hours after magnitude 3.3 earthquake, a magnitude 2.5 tremblor shakes Irving.

60 Dallas Students Touring Civil Rights Sites

60 Dallas Students Touring Civil Rights Sites

60 students from Dallas ISD schools are spending Thanksgiving week touring civil rights movement stops in four states. The 2014 MLK Freedom Ride Tour commemorates the 1961 Freedom Rides.

Irving Man Faces Murder Charges For Toddler Death

Irving Man Faces Murder Charges For Toddler Death

An Irving man is facing capital murder charges in the death of his 2-year-old stepson.

DA to Dismiss Ticket in Wreck That Killed Family

DA to Dismiss Ticket in Wreck That Killed Family

A northeast Louisiana prosecutor says he's dismissing the ticket issued to a Texas teenager who apparently fell asleep at the wheel, causing a wreck that killed five members of his family.

Rain Cannot Stop Christmas In Fort Worth

Rain Cannot Stop Christmas In Fort Worth

The Christmas tree lighting goes on in Fort Worth despite heavy rain.

Holiday Decorating With Topiaries

Holiday Decorating With Topiaries

Texas Agrilife Specialist Dotty Woodson shows NBC 5's Chris Van Horne how to decorate for the holidays using ivy topiaries. Topiaries can be found at garden centers and grown onto a wire frame.