Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
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.
A North Texas lake has its own version of the Lock Ness monster.
Deer hunting in Dallas County could soon become a reality. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is taking comments on that proposal online and in meetings across the state.
Researchers studying what has caused pronghorn in West Texas to die off will wait until at least next year to relocate more of the animals to the area because of the ongoing drought.