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.
State officials concerned about the migration of zebra mussels around North Texas have proposed requiring all boats operating on public water in 17 counties to be drained after each use.
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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?
If summer is in full swing then that means Texans across the state are enjoying boating season. But what begins as fun could turn to tragedy if boating safety isn’t considered.
Submerged near a Lake Grapevine marina, the cinder block “traps” are nothing fancy—but, biologists say the traps will sound a critical alarm about the approach of destructive zebra mussels.
Lawmakers took the first step Thursday to setting up a $2 billion fund to finance water projects across the state. Members of the House Natural Resources Committee approved a plan that would take the money from the state’s Rainy Day Fund.
We have not seen much rain in the past few weeks, which has lead to most of North Texas being placed in the “Abnormally Dry” category, according the Drought Monitor.
Recent test on 14 North Texas reservoirs shows Zebra Mussels appear to be contained to one lake, but state authorities still want boaters to take precautions to prevent their spread.
The 3-5″ of rainfall over a widespread area of North Texas is, by and large, a good news story. Because most of North Texas is still technically in drought, every drop of rain was welcome. […]
As we quickly find ourselves in the throes of the summer heat here in Texas, many of us would love to get away to the lake.
The sweltering sun and triple digit temperatures are taking its toll on more than just lawns across North Texas. Area lakes are starting to reflect the effects of extreme drought conditions.