ERCOT Declares 2nd Energy Conservation Emergency This WeekERCOT is asking consumers to limit and reduce their energy usage during the peak demand hours of 3 to 7 p.m.
ERCOT Urging Conservation Of Electricity Through 7 PM Due To High Texas Temps"High temperatures have resulted in record electricity demand over the last few days and may result in a new record today."
Outdoor Watering Prohibited In Richardson During Water Main Repair; Other Cities ConservingOutdoor watering is prohibited until further notice and customers are asked to limit indoor water use as work is done to repair a break on a transmission line.
'I Didn't Know It's Illegal'; Dallas Woman Sentenced For Pilfering ConchsA woman from Dallas will spend 15 days in jail as punishment for taking 40 queen conchs from the waters that surround Key West.
Public Comment Sought On Monarch Butterfly Conservation PlanPublic comment is being sought on a draft of a conservation plan expected to help reverse eastern monarch butterfly population declines.
21 Young Turtles Returning Home To Gulf Coast Barrier IslandTwenty-one turtles are being returned to the Louisiana barrier island where their mothers laid their eggs. The diamondback terrapin nests were dug up to protect the eggs after a 2010 oil spill.
Giraffe's Baby Bump Boosts Tiny Zoo's Upkeep, ConservationApril the giraffe has brought a bundle to a tiny zoo in rural upstate New York, thanks to a YouTube video livestream of her pregnancy and birth of an incredibly cute calf that has riveted viewers around the world.
The Bald And The Bold: Eagles' Resurgence Comes At A PriceThe resurgence of the bald eagle is one of America's greatest conservation success stories. They have come back so strong that in some areas, they are interfering with efforts to preserve more jeopardized species.
Welcome To Texas: The Dallas World AquariumThe Dallas World Aquarium first opened its doors in 1992. It was relatively small back then, but that would soon change.
DSC To Honor International Council For Game & Wildlife ConservationAn international assembly of conservationists representing 86 countries has been selected to receive highest award given by Dallas Safari Club.
Feds Approve Dallas Safari Club's Rhino Import PermitThe U.S. government will allow a Texas man to import the carcass of an endangered black rhinoceros he hopes to kill in Africa as part of a conservation fundraiser.
Neighbors Worried About Historic Cemetery Near TxDOT ProjectSome South Dallas residents want the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to tread carefully when construction starts on the Southern Gateway Project.
$372.5M In Federal Funds Awarded To Conservation ProjectsProjects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.
North Texas City Giving Residents A Watering Restriction HolidayConserving water and following tough restrictions is part of life for people in many North Texas cities. Now, to help eliminate detrimental excesses and reward customers, one city had announced a Watering Restriction Holiday.
Cities Losing Money With Drought & Watering RestrictionsNorth Texas cities are trying to figure out how to deal with a costly side effect of the drought. Some are losing millions of dollars because of water restrictions.