A herd of headless deer, the looming threat of disease and Big Government in Texas's thriving trophy buck industry.
Pesky little complaints like pollution, flaming water and abandoned homes continue to cast doubt on the argument that drilling into shale will benefit all.
USGSThe Texas Observer's Forrest Wilder just tweeted some truth: If you love to have fun on Texas rivers, this is a scary map. It's from the U.S. Geological Survey, and it shows the streamflows of Texas rivers. (There's an interactive version of it here, where you can see what individual sta ... More >>
Photo courtesy USGSThere's nothing like a release from the U.S. Geological Survey headlined "Report Documents the Risks of Giant Invasive Snakes in the U.S." to get your attention. (Unless it's "Osama bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S." But we digress.)Bottom line: Look out Texas, we got gian ... More >>
A scorched-earth management philosophy is sucking the life out of our region's wetlands
Returning turtles are to receive a helping hand
The life-suffocating Salvinia molesta has entered Texas waterways. It's green, fast and deadly.
A 1991 Texas law fails to protect travelers from dangerous open pits along the state's roadways
There's a hole carved out of the earth 32 feet deep, 210 feet wide, and 400 feet long near the Texas-Mexico border.