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As the Emerald Ash Borer Expands Its Texas Invasion, There Are Ways to Help Stop the Spread

As the Emerald Ash Borer Expands Its Texas Invasion, There Are Ways to Help Stop the Spread

…the state, monitoring for infections from late winter to early summer and culling infested trees wherever they find them. “Every…

Think Texas Is Hot? Here Are 8 Reasons Why It’s Hotter Than You Think

Think Texas Is Hot? Here Are 8 Reasons Why It’s Hotter Than You Think

…late summer and fall—when temperatures are highest across the state—and between winter and spring—when vegetation is dead and/or dry. It…

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

…Wildlife Refuge, one of the best places to view whooping cranes from land during winter months and guaranteed good gator…

Amid Drought, the Texas Peach Crop Is Arriving Later—and Sweeter—Than Usual

Amid Drought, the Texas Peach Crop Is Arriving Later—and Sweeter—Than Usual

…this.” The reasons for the late harvest include a mild winter that affected budding, which depends on “chill nights” (temperatures…

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

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

…weekends during winter months and Thursday through Sunday in the summer. Take I-40 until it trails off to US 287,…

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

…in the winter of 2019. They were found along a 40-mile stretch of the Coastal Bend of Texas. A couple…

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…

Fly Fishing Is Taking off in Texas Rivers

Fly Fishing Is Taking off in Texas Rivers

…spike in the sale of fishing licenses. Winter river trips focus on stocked trout and summer on striped bass. “When…

Flash-Flooding Prompts a Soaking Hiatus at Big Bend National Park’s Hot Springs Pool

Flash-Flooding Prompts a Soaking Hiatus at Big Bend National Park’s Hot Springs Pool

…get worse until the river stabilizes for winter,” Vandenberg said. “In July, August, and September, the river could do that…

A Weekend Getaway in Alpine Offers High-Desert Hospitality, Culture, and Adventure

A Weekend Getaway in Alpine Offers High-Desert Hospitality, Culture, and Adventure

Alpine may not attract an international art crowd like nearby Marfa, but fans of West Texas know this…

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

The German immigrants who settled in the Boerne area in 1850 knew a pristine townsite when they saw…

A Weekend Getaway in Del Rio’s Oasis of Borderland Culture

A Weekend Getaway in Del Rio’s Oasis of Borderland Culture

The Del Rio area has been a haven for humanity in the arid shrubland of southwest Texas since…

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

Rivers course through the history of Glen Rose. Settled in 1849 by brothers Charles and George Barnard, this…

In Granbury, New Offerings Energize a Classic Lakeside Retreat

In Granbury, New Offerings Energize a Classic Lakeside Retreat

Granbury is a perennial favorite among Dallas-Fort Worth weekend wanderers thanks to local efforts that began in the…

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

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

Farm-to-Market Road 117 near Terlingua. Photo by J. Griffis Smith Getting in a last-minute road trip before summer…

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