The start of the deer rifle hunting season is a busy time for Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Wardens as more of their time is being devoted to tracking and prosecuting poachers.
State officials are asking hunters to provide samples of wild deer they kill to check for chronic wasting disease.
Deer hunting season kicks into full gear this weekend across North Texas.
The National Wildlife Federation recommends that people stop raking their fall leaves, which are important habitats for critters.
Rain and cooler weather are forcing fire ants to rebuild mounds above ground.
Ranchers in Collin County will have the chance to replenish their herds at an auction on Friday. It was organized in response to declining cattle numbers due to drought.
Texas officials are closing most of the state's coastal waters to commercial and recreational oyster harvesting because of excessive rainfall and an algae bloom known as "red tide."
Officials with the Goat Island Preserve in Dallas County say tires being dumped in the woods has been a problem for decades.
It's that time of year again in North Texas, when large flocks of grackles cover trees and power lines at intersections and take flight with loud squawks and flapping wings.
Several people on Denton's southwest side caught a rare sight Tuesday: a white deer with a full rack of antlers.