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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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

Make Waves This Winter

Make Waves This Winter

…the Texas coast in the winter—why I love the beach when the days are short and the sun casts its…

Texas’ Blooming Trees

Texas’ Blooming Trees

…a landscape mostly dull from winter. And rather than putting on a few scattered flowers, which could easily be missed,…

Around the Horn

Around the Horn

…of the diamond’s elite stars. Born in Winters and raised in Fort Worth, Hornsby found his personal journey filled with…

Roma Bluffs Birding Center Draws birders and history buffs

Roma Bluffs Birding Center Draws birders and history buffs

…Grande. White pelicans, green-winged teal, and canvasbacks also spend the winter near the river be-fore flying north in the spring….

4 for Fall: The Autumn Trails

4 for Fall: The Autumn Trails

…and yellow, creating the image of a blazing sunset before the long night of winter. Many plants, in fact, spend…

Holiday Lights: Glimmer, Glitter, Glow

Holiday Lights: Glimmer, Glitter, Glow

…mature live oaks. (Photo by Randall Maxwell) Even in mild Texas winters, there’s something about the shorter days of the…

Texas Grit: How the Dust Bowl Changed the Course of History in the Texas Panhandle

Texas Grit: How the Dust Bowl Changed the Course of History in the Texas Panhandle

…the boards made the homes notoriously porous to the elements. “The only warm place in the winter was around the…

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