Wildlife

(credit: MIGUEL ALVAREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

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

(credit: AP Graphics)

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

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

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

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

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

(credit: Texas Parks & Wildlife)

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

(credit: Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Deer Breeder Guilty Of Illegal Transport

An East Texas man running a deer-breeding facility has pleaded guilty to federal wildlife charges over his acquisition of some animals.

12/16/2011

A voter cast her ballot. (credit: Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Texas Voters Approve 7 Constitutional Amendments

Texas voters approved seven constitutional amendments on Tuesday, which will allow new cooperation between cities and counties.

11/09/2011

(credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Hawk Rescued From Car Grille In Grapevine

A mechanic at Park Place Lexus in Grapevine had a special wildlife assignment when he saved a hawk that was stuck in the grille of a car.

10/18/2011

more

previous