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What a 500-Year-Old Tree Taught Me About Putting Down Roots

What a 500-Year-Old Tree Taught Me About Putting Down Roots

…Old Baldy is a 500-year-old bald cypress—“one of the oldest bald cypress trees on public land in Texas,” according to…

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

…figure out whether a different strategy of dam management could again make Big Cypress Bayou suitable for its rarest fish….

Get in Gear for National Bike Month With These 5 Rides Around Texas

Get in Gear for National Bike Month With These 5 Rides Around Texas

…miles one way Difficulty:   Cypress There’s something for everyone at the Cypress Creek Trail system, northwest of Houston. The…

Onera Offers an Opulent Twist on Glamping in Fredericksburg

Onera Offers an Opulent Twist on Glamping in Fredericksburg

…treehouses called Cypress Valley on Lake Travis near Austin. Construction on Onera began in January 2021, and eight units opened…

The Sun Shines on the Swamps of Caddo Lake

The Sun Shines on the Swamps of Caddo Lake

…and floating vegetation, holding his camera on a tripod above his head. “There are moments when the cypress trees, the…

Fly Fishing Is Taking off in Texas Rivers

Fly Fishing Is Taking off in Texas Rivers

…giving adventurers and anglers countless opportunities for exploration. And lately, from the cypress-shaded banks of the Sabine to the gin-clear…

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

…the cypress-lined banks of Cibolo Creek. Make sure to visit the nearby Herff Farm, which has community gardens, yoga classes,…

Four for Fall: 2010

Four for Fall: 2010

A glassy Frio River mirrors coppery cypress just below Garner State Park. (Photo by Charles Carlson) I drove into Caprock…

Absolutely Uncertain

Absolutely Uncertain

…is more than happy to take you on an aquatic tour of the cypress-lined bayous and sloughs that define this…

Into the Big Thicket

Into the Big Thicket

…year had likewise made a mess of the cypress-tupelo sloughs around Franklin Lake, where Dubey frequently takes visitors. After orienting…

Hiding in Plain Sight: Houston’s Menil Collection

Hiding in Plain Sight: Houston’s Menil Collection

…Menil’s request, Piano designed a neighborhood-scale, block-long, cypress-sided building that appears to float above the lawn. Surrounded by the arts-and-crafts…

Let’s Go to Garner!

Let’s Go to Garner!

…blended shades of blue and green. Massive cypress trees lined the water’s edge, their gnarled roots crawling around the trunks…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Wimberley

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Wimberley

…into Ino’z Brew and Chew, a casual spot overlooking Cypress Creek. Rather than dine on the shaded patio, I took…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Jefferson

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Jefferson

…in Big Cypress Bayou, so did Jefferson’s commerce, leaving it frozen in time and bypassed by the railroads. 11:00 a.m….

I ‘Heart’ Beaumont

I ‘Heart’ Beaumont

…of hardwood forest and cypress-tupelo swamp that provides new opportunities for both recreation and preservation. Then someone told me that…

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