Holiday boating over Fourth of July weekend in Texas will include more regulations meant to stop the spread of invasive zebra mussels.
Heaven sent — that’s how business owners near Lake Granbury describe the downpours North Texas saw this week. Without the rain July 4th would have been a bust, but now they’re expecting fireworks.
There’s something for everyone in the great outdoors, whether your preferred landscape is rural, urban or the highway to somewhere else.
Two people were killed in a boating accident in East Texas. Authorities say several other minor accidents have occurred this holiday weekend.
At least five people have died in area lakes and ponds over the past two weeks.
The start of summer is usually synonymous with big business for shops along North Texas lakes. But with water levels sitting at historic lows, boaters are scarce.
Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.
A state commission is considering adding two Central Texas counties to the list of 17 where boaters are required to help keep invasive zebra mussels from spreading.
A pesky problem is spreading into more Texas lakes. Invasive zebra mussels first showed up in 2009 at Lake Texoma. Now, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department confirm they have spread to Belton Lake.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department on Thursday announced zebra mussels were discovered Sept. 18 in Belton Lake, 60 miles north of Austin.
It’s been a deadly weekend on area lakes. Two people drowned in Lake Worth. Officials have confirmed that one person drowned in Lake Lewisville and the search continues for another man missing there.
You always hear about the most popular stolen cars and trucks, but did you know Texas boats are some of the most popular targets for thieves?