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Whooping Crane (Earl Nottingham, Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept.)

Whooping Crane Sightings Expected As Texas Migration Begins

North America’s tallest birds, the Whooping Crane (Grus americana), have begun their annual 2,400-mile fall migration from Canada to Texas.

10/18/2013

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Education Is The Key That Unlocks Employment In Dallas

Education is a valuable tool to reaching employment and personal fulfillment goals, as evidenced by Dallas residents.

10/07/2013

Spider Web

Migrating Spiders Sailing Through North Texas Skies

Thousands of North Texans are asking, ‘What are those long, silky strings floating in the air?’ Turns out they’re the webs of spiders in their annual migration to better hunting grounds, and surprising a lot of people.

09/25/2013

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North Texas Officials Try To Slow Zebra Mussel Migration

Zebra mussel warning signs are part of an awareness campaign wildlife officials are waging to halt the migration of the pesky non-native shellfish that have spread this summer to more North Texas waters.

07/04/2013

An Egret. (Credit: Getty Images)

Egrets Return To North Texas, Landing In Fort Worth

Egrets, the migratory birds known by many for the trouble they caused a Carrollton neighborhood last fall, have made a new home in Fort Worth.

06/09/2012

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Texas Drought Twists Migrations For Many Birds

Strange things are aloft in the bird world. Throughout the winter, scientists have noticed examples of bizarre bird migrations.

03/01/2012

A Monarch butterfly rests on a flower. (credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Drought May Have Affected Monarch Migration

Experts say the lingering Texas drought may be affecting the migration of monarch butterflies heading south for the winter.

11/03/2011