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A Hiker Confronts Monoculture in Austin Parks

A Hiker Confronts Monoculture in Austin Parks

…and Recreation. His name was John Davis, a wildlife biologist, recently retired from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department. “What…

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 Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…during the months of May through October, according to the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, because the tunnel houses a…

13 Things to Do Along the Texas Coast

13 Things to Do Along the Texas Coast

…galveston.com; sopadre.com; tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/mustang-island; rockport-fulton.org   6 Entertain the Kids: Corpus Christi’s Texas State Aquarium interprets coastal wildlife; Historic Pleasure Pier…

Do’s and Don’ts of Late Summer Travel in Texas

Do’s and Don’ts of Late Summer Travel in Texas

…a safe and enjoyable hike, Texas Parks and Wildlife recommends knowing your limit, such as knowing how long you can…

Keep Your Eyes on the Skies: Hawk Watch at Smith Point Gets Underway

Keep Your Eyes on the Skies: Hawk Watch at Smith Point Gets Underway

…with Hawk Watch International and the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department in 1997 to put in place a full-time, three-month…

Galveston Island State Park’s Beachside Set to Reopen for First Time Since 2019

Galveston Island State Park’s Beachside Set to Reopen for First Time Since 2019

…welcoming visitors back to its popular beachside for the first time in three years. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department…

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…as the noun Hill Country is—though it’s not an official ecoregion of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD)—it’s become…

South Llano River State Park, a Treasured Hill Country Haven, is Getting a New Headquarters and Bridge

South Llano River State Park, a Treasured Hill Country Haven, is Getting a New Headquarters and Bridge

…fishing, swimming, and paddling in the South Llano River and hiking the rugged, rolling terrain. The park’s 2,600 acres harbor…

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

…place surrounding the wildfire, including Dinosaur Valley State Park. Texas Parks and Wildlife temporarily closed the park due to its…

Organized by El Paso Students, Texas’ First Bordalo II Mural Made of Recycled Trash Pops with Hope

Organized by El Paso Students, Texas’ First Bordalo II Mural Made of Recycled Trash Pops with Hope

…very intentional.” According to Printz, the Green Hope Project reached out to Texas Parks and Wildlife and local biologists to…

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…

A New Adventure Tour at Natural Bridge Caverns Gives Novices a Chance to Be Explorers

A New Adventure Tour at Natural Bridge Caverns Gives Novices a Chance to Be Explorers

…looks less like fairy’s home and more like someplace the Creature of the Black Lagoon might hang out. Wildlife sightings…

A Coastal Charmer—Rockport

A Coastal Charmer—Rockport

…enough water- and wildlife-related activities to run the most rugged tourist ragged. On the other hand, the town induces a…

Good Times = Good Works

Good Times = Good Works

…Beautiful, Travis County Parks, and the Lower Colorado River Authority, this annual September event takes place at nine LCRA parks

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