Posted on · Activists want the dunes sagebrush lizard added to the endangered species list because oil and gas drilling in the Permian Basin threaten its habitat.
Posted on · Thirty-five Attwater’s prairie chickens were released into the wild Tuesday, with more to be released later this year.
Posted on · There are just over two dozen of the birds left in the wild, but a breeding program at the Houston Zoo hopes to change that.
Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Pres. Trump wants to end the practice of birthright citizenship. We examine how opinions on immigration vary across Texas. We discuss how to deal with an Alzheimer's diagnosis. A photographer documents the changing scene along the U.S.-Mexico border. And we learn about efforts to save the endangered Attwater's prairie chicken.
Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We examine early voting totals so far. We learn how the flu vaccine works and about its effectiveness. And an art project is bringing pay phones back for educational purposes.
Posted on · Rice University expert explain the dangers the border wall could pose to the native wildlife.
Posted on · (Above: The golden-cheeked warbler. Photo: Steve Maslowski/U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service)Could the golden-cheeked warbler soon be off the endangered species list? That's what the Texas General Land Office wants to do with a lawsuit filed on the behalf of the agency earlier this month. On the GLO's website, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush […]
Posted on · (Above: American student Otto Warmbier is presented to reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea in Feb. 2016. Warmbier was returned the US in a coma before passing away June 19, 2017. Photo: Kim Kwang Hyon/AP)American college student Otto Warmbier died last week (June 19, 2017) after being returned to the US following his detention in North […]
Posted on · Former First Lady Laura Bush is calling on Texans to improve the habitat for monarch butterflies. Mrs. Bush founded a statewide initiative called Texan by Nature, a community-run conservation effort. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is currently studying the monarch to determine if it should be listed under the Endangered Species Act. By some […]