Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
A state commission has made permanent requirements for boaters to clean, dry and drain their watercraft before and after entering lakes and streams in 17 North Texas counties.
North America’s tallest birds, the Whooping Crane (Grus americana), have begun their annual 2,400-mile fall migration from Canada to Texas.
As her husband went for help, a female newspaper reporter lay on the ground of a remote Texas state park, hiding from the sun under a small tree. She was alone for two days until someone on high ground spotted her.
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.
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.
Game wardens with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department are investigating a fatal boating accident that occurred on Monday night at Lake Fork.
The body of a missing assistant psychology professor from the University of Texas at Arlington was found in a wooded area of Pilot Point on Saturday.
A couple of fishermen hoping to land some catfish from the Concho River in San Angelo wound up hauling in a 21-inch-long and almost 8-pound relative of the piranha.
The South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce sponsored the Aug. 10-12 Ladies Kingfish Tournament. Duke says the defendants won a $5,000 second-place prize.
There’s a chance your water bill may be going up and you can blame it, in part, on Zebra Mussels. Zebra Mussels are tiny aquatic life forms that stick to smooth surfaces, and can gum up boat engines and motors at municipal water pumping stations.
Texas wildlife officials want to extend emergency rules designed to prevent a destructive mussel from continuing an invasive march through the state’s waterways.
Tomorrow morning the Battleship Texas will reopen to the public. The vessel sprang what was called a “significant leak” and was closed earlier this month.