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Editor’s Note: Preserved Paradise

Editor’s Note: Preserved Paradise

…region—546,301 acres—is preserved, including privately owned land and state, city, and county parks. Reaching the 30% goal will maintain river…

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

…series of “Shumla Treks” on public and private land organized by Shumla Archaeological Research and Education Center. Formed in 1998,…

Forget Basements—This Texas Home Comes with Its Own Underground Natural Cavern

Forget Basements—This Texas Home Comes with Its Own Underground Natural Cavern

Natural Bridge Caverns. Photo by Josh Grenier (CC by 2.0). A four-bedroom, three-bathroom house on nearly 3 acres of land

The Daytripper Drives a World War II Tank in Uvalde

The Daytripper Drives a World War II Tank in Uvalde

…second-highest office in the land. His political savvy, grizzled personality, and perpetual cigar were characteristics only Texas could dream up….

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

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

…kid’s Shetland pony.” Subscribe to Texas Highways Over the next three years, Giglio worked on obtaining the necessary permits and…

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

…The nursery has provided almost 200,000 native plant seedlings for habitat restoration at nature sanctuaries and on private lands throughout…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…water, some by kayak and some in a shallow-drafting motorboat. The land still wore its winter coat thanks to a…

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

…a fast-approaching cold front. In 1850, when a group of land surveyors was trapped in a blue norther, one of…

Friends with the Devils (River, That Is)

Friends with the Devils (River, That Is)

…an intermittent series of pools and gravel draws. While all of this land is private (trespassers along the Devils have…

Minimalism to the Max in Marfa

Minimalism to the Max in Marfa

…Chinati Foundation, a contemporary museum established in 1986 that synthesizes art, architecture, and landscape near the shifting shadows of the…

Madera Canyon Trail

Madera Canyon Trail

…climate make the surrounding Davis Mountains a favorite among hikers and bikers. On the other hand, rugged terrain and private

No Stone Unturned

No Stone Unturned

…with rocks, minerals, and fossils, public access poses a challenge. More than 94 percent of Texas is private land, off-limits…

Attwater’s Prairie-Chickens

Attwater’s Prairie-Chickens

…existence—engender the affection of many, from schoolchildren who “adopt” birds with their ice-cream money to private landowners who clear out…

Altitude Adjustment: Fort Davis

Altitude Adjustment: Fort Davis

…the landscape’s expanse. Night ultimately wins out, of course, just as it always does, but soon, above the shelter’s rustic…

Hill Country Sculpture Ranch

Hill Country Sculpture Ranch

This is a godforsaken land. It only grows what it wants, and it wants sculpture.’ The Texas Hill Country, with…

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