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Editor’s Note: Preserved Paradise

Editor’s Note: Preserved Paradise

…recommendations by conservation scientists, is to permanently protect 30% of the Hill Country as conservation land. Currently, 5% of the…

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

…up support for their conservation. This one was 30 pounds, soft and fleshy, with a body like a shark and…

Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

…Highways Producer Katy Baldock, who along with seasoned Texas conservationist Jay Kleberg (who’s also the Democrat candidate for Texas Land…

After Three Years, the Grass House at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site Returns

After Three Years, the Grass House at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site Returns

…a crew leader for the Texas Conservation Corps, a youth program focused on environmental conservation. She was able to participate…

What’s That Smell? San Antonio Zoo’s Corpse Flower Is Ready To Bloom

What’s That Smell? San Antonio Zoo’s Corpse Flower Is Ready To Bloom

…to everything from dirty diapers to 3-day-old roadkill to rotting flesh. Subscribe to Texas Highways Ariana Duffey, a conservation technician…

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

Grazed and Confused The Hill Country’s history of overgrazing sparks conservation-minded ranching By Asher Elbein Livestock are a common sight…

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

…Cibolo Center for ConservationPreviously named the Cibolo Nature Center, this peaceful reserve has more than 6 miles of trails along…

Oak Tree Thought to be Extinct Found in Big Bend National Park

Oak Tree Thought to be Extinct Found in Big Bend National Park

…not be true. Michael Eason, a conservation botanist at San Antonio Botanical Garden and the state botanist for the Native…

Ridleys Believe it or Not! Sea Turtles in Texas

Ridleys Believe it or Not! Sea Turtles in Texas

…have been reared, tagged, and released into the Gulf. Texas State Aquarium The Aquarium’s Conservation Cove exhibit highlights the challenges…

New Braunfels: Unwind Time

New Braunfels: Unwind Time

…Seguin Ave., 830/625-5722; www.naegelins.com. Landa Falls, 178 Landa Park Dr., 830/627-1440; www.landafalls.com. Conservation Plaza, 1300 Church Hill Dr., 830/629-2943; www.nbconservation.org….

Forest Gumption

Forest Gumption

…White House Conference on Conservation with President Theodore Roosevelt and Gifford Pinchot, chief of the United States Forest Service. Inspired,…

Madera Canyon Trail

Madera Canyon Trail

…least 10 percent of every habitat in the world. With a combination of land purchases and the donation of conservation

From Dusk Til Dawn

From Dusk Til Dawn

…as well as forage plants and cotton. According to Dr. Merlin Tuttle, who founded the Austin-based Bat Conservation International, bats’…

A Wildlife Rendezvous

A Wildlife Rendezvous

…Rim an entertainment center, but on the conservation side of things, they’re improving the welfare of animals.” The park, once…

Bats at Risk

Bats at Risk

…learn more about bat conservation, including buying or building a backyard bat house, visit BCI’s Web site, or call 512/327-9721….

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