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Inside the Effort for Black Cemeteries to Gain Historical Status

Inside the Effort for Black Cemeteries to Gain Historical Status

…carry the Historic Texas Cemetery designation, according to Carlyn Copeland Hammons, the Texas Historical Commission’s cemetery preservation program specialist. The…

Ancient Mosasaur Discovery Has Us Wondering Where Texas Ranks for Fossils

Ancient Mosasaur Discovery Has Us Wondering Where Texas Ranks for Fossils

…rock.” There’s also the matter of accessing the land itself. Texas is mostly private land, so as a paleontologist, you…

An Ode to the Native Chile Pequin, the ‘Mother of All Peppers’

An Ode to the Native Chile Pequin, the ‘Mother of All Peppers’

…1997 by then-Governor George W. Bush—grows wild throughout the South Texas brushland where Treviño was born and raised. No bigger…

Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

…larger-than-life figure, a wise-cracking product of the land that he’s lived on and loved most of his life. Friedman grew…

Bayou Bend Deck the Halls

Bayou Bend Deck the Halls

…3, Bayou Bend features festive emblems of the season in a celebration known as Yuletide: Holiday Time at Bayou Bend….

Madera Canyon Trail

Madera Canyon Trail

…sandwort and three-banded snails are but two examples. The Nature Conservancy’s Davis Mountain Preserve covers a big chunk of land,…

A Livingston Craftsman Turns Native Longleaf Pine Into Handmade Baskets

A Livingston Craftsman Turns Native Longleaf Pine Into Handmade Baskets

…policies, caused the loss of over 95% of longleaf forests, according to the Nature Conservancy. The tribe and environmental organizations…

Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

Bayou and as a cowboy on John Taylor’s Bexar County spread, spending about three years living in the state. After…

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

land a ball in Mexico. Big Bend Ranch State Park The little brother of Big Bend National Park boasts over…

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

…a fast-approaching cold front. In 1850, when a group of land surveyors was trapped in a blue norther, one of…

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

…Service responded to 24 new wildfires, burning through 7,774 acres of land. “This fire season’s forecast is looking like it’s…

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…George Cofran, founder and editor-in-chief of hillcountryportal.com, a resource for the ever-widening swath of divine Texas landscape. A resident of…

Comedian William Lee Martin Takes His Texas-Bred Jokes to the World

Comedian William Lee Martin Takes His Texas-Bred Jokes to the World

…tried to write jokes that land from Maine to California. But as a fifth-generation Texan, there’s that thing I carry…

OroBianco Cultures Small-Town Texas With the Italian Tradition of Slow Food

OroBianco Cultures Small-Town Texas With the Italian Tradition of Slow Food

…kid’s Shetland pony.” Subscribe to Texas Highways Over the next three years, Giglio worked on obtaining the necessary permits and…

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…

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