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Rio Grande Valley Birder Tiffany Kersten Set a ‘Big Year’ Record

Rio Grande Valley Birder Tiffany Kersten Set a ‘Big Year’ Record

…from California up to Washington State. Halfway through the year, I posted on social media about my Big Year and…

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

…for 300,000 years, our ancestors for 6 million. The dinosaurs that went extinct 65 million years ago roamed this planet…

Celebrating Pride Month in Small Town Texas

Celebrating Pride Month in Small Town Texas

big as theirs, it’s easy for their activism to spill into the town. “In a positive way,” says Abigail Noel,…

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

…in tow. Kammy’s firstborn, Tristan, was just over a year old, and mine, Maya, was just under a year. We…

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

years in concert with the park. Visitors typically seek out Big Bend for solitude and natural wonder, he notes, but…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…ridge known as the “Big Hill.” Fredericksburg’s campaign for rail began in the early 1880s. Local officials formed a committee…

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

…Karnack.903-679-3351;tpwd.texas.gov The American paddlefish is the last surviving species of a 125-million-year-old family, according to Timothy Bister, a district fisheries…

Amid Drought, the Texas Peach Crop Is Arriving Later—and Sweeter—Than Usual

Amid Drought, the Texas Peach Crop Is Arriving Later—and Sweeter—Than Usual

…Corner describes the relatively small size of this year’s peach crop. Photo by John Lumpkin Another distinction this year: “The…

Ancient Mosasaur Discovery Has Us Wondering Where Texas Ranks for Fossils

Ancient Mosasaur Discovery Has Us Wondering Where Texas Ranks for Fossils

…80 million years ago. During the millions of years that much of the state was under water, Brown says, the…

Kingwood’s In a Pickle Festival Is Kind of a Big Dill

Kingwood’s In a Pickle Festival Is Kind of a Big Dill

…north of Houston, the unmistakable smell of brine will be in the air. For the third year, the In a…

Texas Highways Wins 2 City and Regional Magazine Awards, 11 International Regional Magazine Association Gold Prizes

Texas Highways Wins 2 City and Regional Magazine Awards, 11 International Regional Magazine Association Gold Prizes

Spring is awards season for magazines, and Texas Highways garnered a record number of prizes this year. Texas Highways received…

Comedian William Lee Martin Takes His Texas-Bred Jokes to the World

Comedian William Lee Martin Takes His Texas-Bred Jokes to the World

…some favorite Texas places to perform? WLM: A 500-seater is the sweet spot. Big crowd, but not too big that…

The Texas State Railroad Powers the Small Town of Rusk

The Texas State Railroad Powers the Small Town of Rusk

years before deciding last year to pursue her passion for art full time. She has painted a variety of imaginative…

Flash-Flooding Prompts a Soaking Hiatus at Big Bend National Park’s Hot Springs Pool

Flash-Flooding Prompts a Soaking Hiatus at Big Bend National Park’s Hot Springs Pool

The hot springs along the Rio Grande at Big Bend National Park are shown here before last week’s flooding filled…

Roadside Oddity: How a Champion Baton Twirler Inspired Benavides’ Welcome Sign

Roadside Oddity: How a Champion Baton Twirler Inspired Benavides’ Welcome Sign

years old, she won her first world championship and later went on to teach the sport around the globe and…

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