Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park lies on the border between Texas and Mexico, encompassing half of the Rio Grand River. The park's primary attractions are hiking and backpacking, though it is one of the least-visited national parks in the lower 48 states. (Photo Credit: Thinkstock.com)

Best National Areas Near DFW

National parks, our country’s great nature treasures, may seem spread out and out of reach, but there are a few priceless pieces of turf located in Texas and neighboring states.

03/14/2015

Some Lawmakers Want Waiver Of Environmental Laws At Border

Dozens of environmental laws were waived for the building of the border fence, and activists say this is just another conservative attempt to find an excuse to do away with environmental protections.

10/27/2011

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Dallas Researchers Chip Away At Dinosaur Bones

In the bowels of the Museum of Nature & Science in Fair Park, Tommy Diamond sat hunched over what looked like a huge boulder of plaster. He spends eight hours (or more) a day chipping away at the vertebra of an Alamosaurus.

CBSDFW.COM–11/21/2010