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Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

…needed. In an interview with a National Park Service volunteer in 2011, Concepcion Ybarra Gonzales, one of the Ybarra daughters,…

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

velvet-skinned beasts with long oar-like noses, called “rostrums,” and faintly shocked expressions. Caddo Lake State Park 245 Park Road 2,…

Think Texas Is Hot? Here Are 8 Reasons Why It’s Hotter Than You Think

Think Texas Is Hot? Here Are 8 Reasons Why It’s Hotter Than You Think

…into the atmosphere faster than usual, explains Keith White, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service. He adds that this…

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

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

…Dave Shafer. Quanah Parker Trail Total distance: About 280 miles. Overall vibe: Indigenous territory The Quanah Parker Trail consists of…

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

of Alpha Phi Omega, a national coed service fraternity. The flag weighs 450 pounds and takes about 60 chapter members…

Texas Conservationists Want to Keep the ‘Wilderness’ in Big Bend National Park

Texas Conservationists Want to Keep the ‘Wilderness’ in Big Bend National Park

The desert scenery of Big Bend National Park. Photo by Brandon Jakobeit Ask fans of Big Bend National Park about…

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

…Historic Site, c/o Cleburne State Park, 5800 Park Rd. 21, Cleburne 76031; 817/645-4215; www.tpwd.state.tx.us/park/acton/acton.htm. 5. Weatherford–Greenwood Cemetery is at Front…

4 for Fall: The Autumn Trails

4 for Fall: The Autumn Trails

…Ranch Park This former ranch, now a Travis County park, tucks into a bend of the Pedernales River with almost…

Good Times = Good Works

Good Times = Good Works

…itself tends to be interesting and unexpected. According to the Corporation for National and Community Service, more than 3.7 million…

Borderland Amazing

Borderland Amazing

lake, miles of pristine shoreline, rugged terrain, and numerous, world-class prehistoric pictographs. While the National Park Service site is well…

Mammoth Discovery

Mammoth Discovery

…impressive site appears on track to become a national monument under the auspices of the National Park Service. (The U.S….

Friends with the Devils (River, That Is)

Friends with the Devils (River, That Is)

…the mammoth Amistad Reservoir, the centerpiece of the National Park Service’s Amistad National Recreation Area. Here at Amistad, the Devils…

Tyler Made

Tyler Made

…roses to street medians and parks. These roses are among landscaping plants tested and recommended by the Texas AgriLife Extension…

Still Waters Run Deep

Still Waters Run Deep

…Texana State Park. Because Tex-ana’s namesake park attracts some 88,000 visitors a year, perhaps the Allen brother’s curse was dispelled…

Alpine’s Edge: A Gateway to Big Bend

Alpine’s Edge: A Gateway to Big Bend

…as if it’s the last stop on the roaring open road to Big Bend National Park. But here’s my best…

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