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November’s Activity Of The Month: Camping

Camping is a great way to connect with nature and your loved ones. Whether it’s stargazing, s’mores and stories around the campfire or encounters with night owls, crickets and other wildlife, you’ll be sure to bond over your experiences.

11/01/2012

The before and after picture of the dead white-winged dove Ryan Adams found in his yard. (credit: Ryan Adams)

Dove Dinner Lands Texas Man In Hot Water With Law

A Texas man is in hot water with the law after cooking and eating a dove that had flown against the side of his home, broke its neck and died.

KRLD–10/11/2012

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Roscoe The Raccoon Gets Reprieve From Judge

One of the most popular attractions at a McKinney wildlife sanctuary has been at the center of a controversy over whether it should live or die.

06/29/2012

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Cougars Spreading Across The Midwest

Cougars are spreading across the Midwest, as far south as Texas, a century after the generally reclusive predators were hunted to near extinction in much of the region.

06/14/2012

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

Campers take a rest near their tent. (credit: MYCHELE DANIAU/AFP/Getty Images)

May’s Activity Of The Month: Camping

Want to take your family camping, but don’t know where to start? Texas Outdoor Family Workshops make it fun and easy for your family to learn how to camp!

05/01/2012

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Research Finds Fire Ants Harming Prairie Chickens

Fire ants have damaged agriculture, soil and wildlife in the southeastern United States, costing the Texas economy about $1.2 billion annually.

04/06/2012

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Deer Hunting In Dallas Up For Discussion

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.

03/11/2012

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March’s Activity Of The Month: Wildlife Viewing

Discover the wildlife of Texas! Bring your camera, binoculars, or simply your interest in the outdoors along to special events in state parks near you, or travel along a Great Texas Wildlife Trail for an experience in nature you and your family will never forget.

03/01/2012

A bat flies in a cave. (credit: DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)

Biologist Says Warm Winters May Lure Vampire Bats

A Texas biologist said that recent milder winters in the U.S. may attract some bloodthirsty vampire bats up from Central America and into Texas.

02/22/2012

A snowy owl sits in its zoo enclosure. (credit: PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Rare Snowy Owl Spotted In DFW Area

What’s believed to be a rare snowy owl has turned up at a Dallas-area lake, and the buzz about the bird has been drawing crowds.

02/22/2012

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Texas Drought Threatens Only Surviving Whooping Cranes

Raising its slim, white neck out of the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, one of the world’s last surviving whooping cranes hungrily searches a Texas marsh for the blue crabs and berries it devours during its annual migration to the Gulf Coast.

01/09/2012

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