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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.)…

Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

…gorgeous visual feast of Texas’ often unseen wildlife—black bears, ocelots, mountain lions, just to name a few—and the wild places…

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…

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

…National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Michael A. Murphy. The Coast Highway Trip Mileage: 217 Overall vibe: Seafood and seaside breezes…

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…

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…

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…

The Battle Between Two Lizards In Texas Is a Win for UT Arlington Biologists

The Battle Between Two Lizards In Texas Is a Win for UT Arlington Biologists

Photo illustration by Tyson Bird. Spiny Lizard courtesy Clinton & Charles Robertson via Wikimedia Commons. Prairie Lizard courtesy…

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

…Three miles southwest of Glen Rose, about 1,100 animals roam the limestone hills at the nonprofit Fossil Rim Wildlife Center….

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…

Editor’s Note: Preserved Paradise

Editor’s Note: Preserved Paradise

…levels, provide clean water and air, mitigate flooding, protect wildlife and plant habitats, and ensure generations to come can enjoy…

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…

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

…controlled burns to manage brush. These actions support food and fiber production as well as wildlife, water quality, and carbon…

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…

Texas Beaches Are Awash In Baby Dolls, Messages in a Bottle, and Other Oddities

Texas Beaches Are Awash In Baby Dolls, Messages in a Bottle, and Other Oddities

…Reserve’s turtle marine wildlife rehabilitation program. What did he intend to do with the dolls? “Burn them! Burn them now!…

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