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A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

…the fleeting nature of happiness and how hard we must fight to hold on to every speck of it we…

Welcome to South Texas’ House of Immaculate Glass

Welcome to South Texas’ House of Immaculate Glass

…“We’re proud to preserve the art of the churches and the histories of the individuals who these windows are dedicated…

Into the Big Thicket

Into the Big Thicket

…McNeely Lake, just minutes from the visitor center and the preserve’s famed Kirby Nature Trail. Before heading indoors for the…

Madera Canyon Trail

Madera Canyon Trail

…to the Nature Conservancy offices, where we meet Colin Shackelford, Stewardship Director of the Davis Mountains Preserve and our day’s…

Friends with the Devils (River, That Is)

Friends with the Devils (River, That Is)

…isn’t regularly accessible to the public, the Nature Conservancy periodically offers volunteer opportunities associated with the preserve. River runners are…

Altitude Adjustment: Fort Davis

Altitude Adjustment: Fort Davis

…32,000-acre Davis Mountains Preserve, which is owned by the Nature Conservancy. The 2.4-mile loop navigates meadows and piñon pine-oak-juniper woodlands…

Davis Mountains Scenic Loop

Davis Mountains Scenic Loop

…protected by the Nature Conservancy’s Davis Mountains Preserve.  We took a short walk on the Madera Canyon Trail for a…

Trips to Bountiful 2010: Upper Coast

Trips to Bountiful 2010: Upper Coast

…heavily wooded preserve occupies a bend of its name-sake creek, a free-flowing stream that offers a flat-water canoe float through…

Suburban Renewal: McKinney

Suburban Renewal: McKinney

…which is among the largest in Texas. But the well-preserved historic district—one of the largest in Texas—is only part of…

Caching in

Caching in

Nature Preserve at Charlie’s Pasture. I wish I had Mrs. Captain Picard’s walking stick to look into the thick undergrowth….

Good Times = Good Works

Good Times = Good Works

…signs. A building team helps with construction and renovation of an interpretive center and builds bird blinds, and a nature

Quirky Quarters

Quirky Quarters

…swear I hear horses nickering outside. Nearby: Matagorda Bay Nature Park, Brazos Bend State Park, Wharton Riverfront Park, Colorado River….

Angel Wings and Coral Trees: Caverns of Sonora

Angel Wings and Coral Trees: Caverns of Sonora

…in successive, ever-larger calcite deposits. Wet and shimmering, the fantastical shapes represent nature at work before our eyes. Walking through…

I ‘Heart’ Beaumont

I ‘Heart’ Beaumont

When I read that a 252-acre botanical garden in Orange, Texas—Shangri La Botanical Gardens & Nature Center—had recently been honored…

Hill Country Gem: Mason

Hill Country Gem: Mason

…Bat Cave Preserve, owned by the Nature Conservancy of Texas. Bat-cave steward Vicki Ritter led us on a rambling half-hour…

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