Taking a journey through local outdoor adventures

Nov 13, 2014

Deer Population Growing in Parts of Texas

Deer Population Growing in Parts of Texas

Norm Lavelle loves the deer that he feeds -- even the big buck that could have killed him.

Nov 6, 2014

Nest Successfully Moved to Protect Bald Eagles

Nest Successfully Moved to Protect Bald Eagles

A couple of bald eagles came back home to Seagoville only to find their nest had been relocated while they were gone for the summer. The birds initially built their home on a transmission tower that was...

Nov 3, 2014

Low Lakes Hope to Benefit From Tuesday's Rain

Low Lakes Hope to Benefit From Tuesday's Rain

NBC 5 meteorologists are calling for rain Tuesday and that's good news for Eagle Mountain Lake and other North Texas lakes experiencing dangerously low water levels.

Oct 31, 2014

North Texans Ready for Deer Season Opener

North Texans Ready for Deer Season Opener

The 2014 deer season kicks off Saturday morning just before sunrise and many are ready to continue the yearly tradition.

Oct 27, 2014

Coastal Parks Explore Accommodating SpaceX Viewings

Coastal Parks Explore Accommodating SpaceX Viewings

Park officials in South Texas are working on a master plan to provide tourists with better views of rocket launches from the world's first commercial orbital spaceport, which is being developed by SpaceX.

Oct 23, 2014
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By Frank Heinz

Monarch Butterflies

A collection of photographs of monarch butterflies. See Full Gallery

Oct 23, 2014

Flight of the Monarchs in Texas in Jeopardy

Flight of the Monarchs in Texas in Jeopardy

As monarch butterflies make their way south through Texas this month, there's even more concern about where they spend their summers.

Oct 22, 2014

Pond Liners Used Against Zebra Mussels

Pond Liners Used Against Zebra Mussels

Pond liners are being used to try to stop zebra mussels from spreading at a Central Texas lake that supplies water to Waco.

Sep 16, 2014

Hunting Startles Some in Fort Worth

Hunting Startles Some in Fort Worth

More than two weeks into dove season in North Texas, people in one area are hearing about it in an unexpected way.

Sep 11, 2014

Gulf of Mexico to Get Another Artificial Reef

Gulf of Mexico to Get Another Artificial Reef

The Gulf of Mexico will be getting another artificial reef as a retired Japanese-built freighter makes its way to a site off Texas.

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TX AG Paxton Surrenders at Collin Co. Jail

TX AG Paxton Surrenders at Collin Co. Jail

The state's top lawyer, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, surrendered to law enforcement at the Collin County Jail Monday morning after being indicted last week on three felonies.

Lockbox Full of Drugs Missing From Irving Animal Services

Lockbox Full of Drugs Missing From Irving Animal Services

Police are trying to locate a metal lockbox containing a variety of drugs and medication belonging to Irving Animal Services.

City Volunteer Charged With Child Sex Assault

City Volunteer Charged With Child Sex Assault

A volunteer with the Lake Worth planning and zoning commission is in jail Monday charged with sexual assault of a child.

Texas Tourist Took Loaded Guns to 9/11 Memorial: Police

Texas Tourist Took Loaded Guns to 9/11 Memorial: Police

A tourist from Texas was arrested over the weekend on charges she was packing two loaded handguns at the Sept. 11 memorial in New York City, authorities said Monday.

'This Is the Right Thing to Do': Obama Details Climate Plan

'This Is the Right Thing to Do': Obama Details Climate Plan

Calling it a moral obligation, President Barack Obama unveiled the final version of his plan to dramatically cut emissions from U.S. power plants, as he warned anew that climate change will threaten future...

Woman Convicted of Killing Infant Dies 2 Months After Plea

Woman Convicted of Killing Infant Dies 2 Months After Plea

A baby sitter who spent years on death row for an Austin-area infant's death dies less than two months after pleading guilty to murder.