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A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

nearly 20,000-acre lake. Possum Kingdom is only average size by Texas standards, with the state’s largest lake, Toledo Bend Reservoir,…

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

biologist at Texas Parks and Wildlife. (Its last remaining relative, the Chinese paddlefish, was driven extinct between 2005 and 2010.)…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…Brazos bottomlands, some of them reliant on slave labor before the Civil War. Robertson County towns like Hearne and Calvert…

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

through the Caddo National Grasslands and three nearby lakes, and enjoy an honest country drive. Start in Bonham, a classic…

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

…then, livestock overgrazing had left its mark, reducing the soils of the Edwards Plateau and leaving behind eroded, picked-over landscapes…

Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

…Headquarters, 28 Langtry St. in Comstock. After the hikes, participants can tour Shumla’s plasma oxidation laboratory, where scientists prepare rock…

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

…plaza and also plays events including the Kendall County Fair. boernevillageband.com Top of the Hill RV Resort & Cabins, roughly…

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

…relaxing under towering live oak trees along the Paluxy River. The hotel’s restaurant and lounge, Snyder’s Tavern, serves sandwiches, salads,…

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

grief is a landscape, it is a vast misty hinterland, uninhabited but full of echoes, admitting a lone traveler. The…

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

…was the place I went when I wanted to lounge, plan, read, play hooky, or drink. I was dumb enough…

OroBianco Cultures Small-Town Texas With the Italian Tradition of Slow Food

OroBianco Cultures Small-Town Texas With the Italian Tradition of Slow Food

…to being around agriculture.” Initially, Giglio planned to only produce a localized version of Campania’s famed mozzarella di bufala, and…

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

town Town: concentrated group of houses and private and public buildings City: population center larger than a town or village…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…up the Hill Country. Until laborers hammered and blasted their way through 300 yards of limestone to build the tunnel…

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

…the sap to taste it. Hunted for the sight of the almost perfectly camouflaged caterpillars that would become black moths….

Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

Bakery in downtown La Grange. From La Grange, you have two options for a last stop on your kolache odyssey….

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