Taking a journey through local outdoor adventures

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By Greg Janda

Share Your Squirrels

NBC 5 viewers share their photos of North Texas squirrels. See Full Gallery

Mar 2, 2012

Man Catches 82-lb Catfish at Lake Tawakoni

Man Catches 82-lb Catfish at Lake Tawakoni

A Texas angler appears to have set a new record for the largest catfish caught in Lake Tawakoni using a rod and reel.

Mar 1, 2012

Texas Drought Tweaking Bird Migrations

Texas Drought Tweaking Bird Migrations

Scientists believe unusual bird migrations are due to a lack of food and habitat in Texas for migratory birds.

Feb 9, 2012

Nature Center Becomes Outdoor Classroom

Nature Center Becomes Outdoor Classroom

The Nature Science Education Center at Kirby Creek Park on Corn Valley Road has been transformed into an outdoor classroom for Grand Prairie school children.

Nov 4, 2011

Choosing Deer from the Blind

Choosing Deer from the Blind

Big Billy Kinder, outdoorsman, talks about deer season and how to select just the right deer from the blind. See more Texas Outdoors here.

Nov 3, 2011

Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center Opens in Cedar Hill

Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center Opens in Cedar Hill

Patty McGill talks about the new Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center in Cedar Hill.

Nov 1, 2011

North Texas Getting a New State Park

North Texas Getting a New State Park

A more than $7.1 million land sale has been completed for a planned state park in North Texas.

Nov 1, 2011

Texas Red Tide Kills 4.2 Million Fish Since September

Texas Red Tide Kills 4.2 Million Fish Since September

The algae bloom known as red tide has killed 1.2 million more fish along the Texas coast in less than two weeks.

Oct 19, 2011

Deer Smugglers Targeted in Texas

Deer Smugglers Targeted in Texas

White-tailed deer brought into Texas from northern states are illegal but potentially worth millions.

Oct 17, 2011

Big Billy's Best Tips for Catching Big Bass

Big Billy's Best Tips for Catching Big Bass

Outdoorsman Big Billy Kinder talks about the best baits for catching big, big bass.

Top Stories
Dallas County Sheriff Collision Caught on Camera

Dallas County Sheriff Collision Caught on Camera

The accident happened in May. According to sheriff’s training academy records, the driver faulted in the crash report for causing the accident was a recent sheriff's academy graduate who had been on the...

Homeowner’s Foundation to be Repaired After Years of Denials

Homeowner’s Foundation to be Repaired After Years of Denials

A family in Anna will finally have their home’s foundation repaired after NBC 5 Investigates Consumer Unit began investigating their denied claims on their behalf.

Josh Brent Released from Rehab, Free to Play Football

Josh Brent Released from Rehab, Free to Play Football

Former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent was released from his residential substance abuse treatment program Tuesday and is now free to pursue his football career again, sources said.

Symptoms Improving for North Texas Doctor with Ebola

Symptoms Improving for North Texas Doctor with Ebola

Volunteers with Samaritan's Purse say Dr. Kent Brantly is doing a little better Wednesday. He's still in serious condition in isolation after contracting the Ebola virus.

McDonald's Ordered to Pay $27M in Deaths of Teens

McDonald's Ordered to Pay $27M in Deaths of Teens

A Central Texas jury on Wednesday ordered McDonald's to pay $27 million in actual damages to the families of two teenagers killed in a car accident while en route to a hospital after a fight outside...

"Spiritual Healer" Arrested, Charged with Sexual Assault

"Spiritual Healer" Arrested, Charged with Sexual Assault

A "curandero," or healer, has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a client of his Haltom City business, according to police.