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The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…by the Texas Rivers Protection Association. txrivers.org/discover-texas-rivers/brazos-river [adinserter name=”January”] [adinserter name=”February”] [adinserter name=”March”] [adinserter name=”April”] [adinserter name=”May”] [adinserter name=”June”] [adinserter…

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

…Mississippi River drainage, including the Sabine, Neches, and Red rivers. One of their strongholds was Caddo Lake, an intricate system…

Fly Fishing Is Taking off in Texas Rivers

Fly Fishing Is Taking off in Texas Rivers

Brazos River. Photo by Kenny Braun. Fifteen major rivers and many hundreds of miles of smaller streams run across Texas,…

Texas Humor’s Founder Jay B. Sauceda Considers the Texas Identity

Texas Humor’s Founder Jay B. Sauceda Considers the Texas Identity

…borders are defined by rivers. Do you think that plays a role in Texans’ identity? JBS: I mean, the cocky…

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

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

…dedicated open space offers a network of hiking trails and a taste of the sprawling hills, plains, canyons, and rivers

Editor’s Note: Return to the River

Editor’s Note: Return to the River

…pages is for our annual River Issue. Not only has he written two books on Texas rivers—The Blanco River and…

Peel Back the Layers of Austin’s Onion Creek

Peel Back the Layers of Austin’s Onion Creek

By Ian Dille Photographs by Theresa DiMenno A Ripple in Still Water An extended family peels back…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

Old Tunnel State Park sits on a brush-covered limestone ridge that divides the watersheds of the Guadalupe and Pedernales rivers,…

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

…surviving on small game, such as rabbits, and fish and other resources provided by three rivers—the Devils, Pecos, and Rio…

Ancient Mosasaur Discovery Has Us Wondering Where Texas Ranks for Fossils

Ancient Mosasaur Discovery Has Us Wondering Where Texas Ranks for Fossils

…of rock strata are preserved and exposed” in Texas. Areas of geological uplift, weathered badlands, and meandering rivers systems across…

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

…enters Texas’ version of the Lowcountry, with long stretches of marshy plains and prairie woven between creeks and rivers interrupted…

The Daytripper Drives a World War II Tank in Uvalde

The Daytripper Drives a World War II Tank in Uvalde

…with a history deeper than its swimming holes. Uvalde boasts one of the most beautiful and underrated rivers in Texas—the…

As Drought Sets in Across Texas, Expect a Bumpy Tubing Season

As Drought Sets in Across Texas, Expect a Bumpy Tubing Season

…temperatures and minimal rainfall. Flows in portions of the Frio, Pedernales, Guadalupe, and Nueces rivers have slowed to a trickle,…

The History and Science Behind Bois d’Arc Lake

The History and Science Behind Bois d’Arc Lake

Like any birth, the creation of a new lake is both painful and miraculous. Over the past year,…

Rinsing Wagons in the San Antonio River

Rinsing Wagons in the San Antonio River

Courtesy General Photograph Collection, University of Texas at San Antonio Special Collections Though small by Texas standards, the…

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