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Jan 10, 2019

Want to Plant Fruit Trees? Here's Your Explainer

Want to Plant Fruit Trees? Here's Your Explainer

With January's colder weather, fruit trees may not get much of gardener's attention. But a little thought now should produce fruitful results down the road.

Dec 31, 2018

Curious Coyote Checks Out Curious Drone

Curious Coyote Checks Out Curious Drone

NBC 5 Chief Photographer Steve Stewart plays chase with a curious coyote he spotted while flying his drone in Lake Highlands, along White Rock Creek just north of White Rock Lake.  

Oct 30, 2018

Fewer Deer Likely When Hunting Season Opens Saturday

Fewer Deer Likely When Hunting Season Opens Saturday

Texas hunters will see greener pastures and possibly fewer deer coming to the feeders in early November but hunters could be pleasantly surprised with the antler quality of bucks they do find.

Oct 1, 2018

Texas Parks Looking for Next Class of Game Wardens

Texas Parks Looking for Next Class of Game Wardens

Want to be a Game Warden? The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is looking for applicants.

Sep 18, 2018

Curious Texas: Where Have All the Horned Toads Gone?

Curious Texas: Where Have All the Horned Toads Gone?

A dozen conservationists are the latest, greatest hope for bringing horned frogs back from the brink of extinction.

Sep 11, 2018

TPWD: 2018 Teal Hunting Forecast

TPWD: 2018 Teal Hunting Forecast

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department says conditions are excellent for this Saturday's opening of teal hunting season.

Sep 10, 2018

'Seed Bombs' Bay Bring More Wildflowers to North Texas

'Seed Bombs' Bay Bring More Wildflowers to North Texas

The seed bomb garden trend has exploded on the North Texas landscape lately.

Aug 29, 2018

Can Your HOA Stop You From Composting & Saving Water?

Can Your HOA Stop You From Composting & Saving Water?

With record-breaking heat and drought conditions, gardening in North Texas is a challenge in itself.

Aug 24, 2018

Fungus Takes Root in North Texas Lawns

Fungus Takes Root in North Texas Lawns

A sign of the spring season is lasting well into summer on some North Texas lawns. Large yellow or dead patches. Experts say it's not to late to reverse course.

Aug 14, 2018

Texas Comptroller Revises Plan to Protect Lizard Species

Texas Comptroller Revises Plan to Protect Lizard Species

The Texas comptroller's office is seeking federal approval to reform a troubled state program designed to protect a rare lizard species in the petroleum-rich Permian Basin.

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LIVE RADAR: Rain Moving Across North Texas
LIVE RADAR: Rain Moving Across North Texas

Steady yourself -- a cold blast will bring a very cold air into North Texas this weekend along with the possibility of snow flurries.

Fort Worth Stock Show Cancels All Western Parade Due to Weather
Fort Worth Stock Show Cancels All Western Parade Due to Weather

The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo has canceled the yearly "All Western Parade" due to the threat of excessive winds.

Mueller Disputes Buzzfeed Story on Cohen Testimony
Mueller Disputes Buzzfeed Story on Cohen Testimony

Special counsel Robert Mueller's office issued a rare public statement Friday night that disputes a BuzzFeed News report that President Donald Trump had directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress, NBC News...

Bush Delivers Food to Workers; Calls for End to Shutdown
Bush Delivers Food to Workers; Calls for End to Shutdown

Former President George W. Bush delivered food to federal workers on Friday who are still on the job despite not being paid due to the partial government shutdown.

Linehan Out as Cowboys Offensive Coordinator After 5 Seasons
Linehan Out as Cowboys Offensive Coordinator After 5 Seasons

Scott Linehan is out as offensive coordinator of the Dallas Cowboys, less than a week after coach Jason Garrett sent mixed messages about the future for the oft-criticized assistant.

Student Could Face Charges After Allegedly Attacking Teacher
Student Could Face Charges After Allegedly Attacking Teacher

A Wylie middle school student could face charges after police say he attacked his teacher in a classroom.