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A feral hog.  (Photo credit: Texas Dept. of Agriculture)

Texas Contest Brings Demise Of 12,632 Feral Hogs

A competition aimed at curbing the feral hog problem in Texas has resulted in the demise of 12,632 of the animals that damage or destroy hundreds of millions of dollars in crops and ranchland every year.

02/23/2012

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Body Of Missing Pilot Found In East Texas

Authorities have found the body of a pilot missing after his plane was found in an East Texas lake.

02/11/2012

Zebra mussels. (credit: Kilian Fichou/AFP/Getty Images)

Zebra Mussels Confined To One North Texas Lake

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.

01/30/2012

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Wildlife Commission Considering Whitetail Deer Bowhunting

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission is talking about a proposal to allow whitetail deer bowhunting in three North Texas counties.

01/25/2012

An Egret. (Credit: Getty Images)

Carrollton Neighborhood Cleaning Up Egret Mess

The egrets that have dogged a Carrollton neighborhood since May appear to have left a foul mess in their wake. The city of Carrollton will finally sanitize the street on Chamberlain Drive Wednesday morning.

08/30/2011

Thousands of dead fish showed up in Lake Grapevine the weekend prior to Labor Day.

Grapevine Seeing Large Numbers Of Dead Fish At Lake

Just days before Labor Day weekend Lake Grapevine has had a massive fish kill. Thousands of dead fish dot the lake’s shoreline, and can be found floating on top the water.

08/30/2011

A feral hog.  (Photo credit: Texas Dept. of Agriculture)

Commission Approves Rules For Aerial Hog Hunts

Beginning Thursday, qualified hunters will be able to take to the skies to take aim at the state’s burgeoning feral hog population.

08/27/2011

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