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Three ancient oaks in Houston's Montrose neighborhood, known as the "Three Sisters," were designated historic landmarks, prompting community efforts to protect them from urban development.
An appellate court has tasked the NMFS with revising its economic analysis of Amendment 53, which alters red grouper catch limits in the Gulf of Mexico, after commercial fishermen challenged the reallocation.
Venomous blue dragons, a type of sea slug, have washed up on Texas shores, and beachgoers are advised to admire them from a distance due to their potent sting.
The article highlights Mardi Gras celebrations across Houston, from parades and live music to food and drinks, detailing various events in The Woodlands, Galveston, and other areas.
A study from Aarhus University suggests feral hogs in Texas may not be more harmful to plant life than native species, challenging the belief that they are an ecological disaster.
Harris County approved a $28 million park project in Houston's Sunnyside area, promising diverse recreational activities and improved green space access.
TPWD postponed a decision on a land swap with SpaceX after public outcry and demands for more transparency. The deal involves exchanging state park land for increased recreational space.
Bridgeland community dedicates a new 1-acre park to retired Cy-Fair ISD superintendent Mark Henry, located near local schools and part of a broader connectivity vision.
Over 1,000 bats in Houston have been rescued by the Houston Humane Society Wildlife Center from a severe cold snap, with efforts to rehabilitate and return them to their colonies.
A damaged gas pipe in Magnolia, Texas, has left High Meadow Ranch residents with a reduced gas supply, prompting conservation measures while utility EPCOR works on repairs.
Eight horses were rescued by Houston SPCA and Harris County Constable Precinct 1 from severe neglect and are receiving medical care. An investigation into animal cruelty at the site is ongoing.
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner inaugurates improvements at Evella Park, including a new basketball court and enhanced features funded partly by the Cheniere Foundation; part of the city-wide Love Our Parks initiative.
BARC in Houston is launching a Tiered Volunteer Program, inviting locals to participate in various levels of animal care and shelter support starting in 2024.