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Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

viewers throughout the film. With their conservation efforts, there is hope that the natural treasures of the Lone Star State

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…only Texans can understand. Subscribe to Texas Highways Naturally, TPWD has scientific reasons for branding one area Edwards Plateau (the…

9 Can’t-Miss Sport Movies Set in Texas

9 Can’t-Miss Sport Movies Set in Texas

…famous come-from-behind wins, sports in the Lone Star State are particularly well suited for film adaptations. Just when you think…

A Hiker Confronts Monoculture in Austin Parks

A Hiker Confronts Monoculture in Austin Parks

…there until I made a trip with my son to the Austin Nature & Science Center, a natural history museum…

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

…tamarisk, and mesquite trees, farmers raised crops for subsistence and to sell to area mining and ranching communities. Most evidence…

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

The restoration project added several new amenities to the park’s beach. Photo courtesy Nieco Payton/TPWD Galveston Island State Park is…

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

…up their bottoms and deprived fish of breeding areas. “Flooding is a part of a natural ecosystem,” said Mike Montagne,…

Rio Grande Valley Birder Tiffany Kersten Set a ‘Big Year’ Record

Rio Grande Valley Birder Tiffany Kersten Set a ‘Big Year’ Record

…parking lot of Estero Llano Grande State Park in Weslaco. A spirited symphony of birdsong filled the tropical summer air…

Editor’s Note: Preserved Paradise

Editor’s Note: Preserved Paradise

…the 18-county area. (The full report can be viewed at ourtxhillcountry.org.) “The Hill Country is a sensitive area,” THCCN manager…

Ancient Mosasaur Discovery Has Us Wondering Where Texas Ranks for Fossils

Ancient Mosasaur Discovery Has Us Wondering Where Texas Ranks for Fossils

…happens often in Texas, a state that paleontologists say is renowned for the depth and breadth of its fossil riches….

Dance the State Line Two-Step on a Weekend Getaway to Texarkana

Dance the State Line Two-Step on a Weekend Getaway to Texarkana

There’s only one post office in the nation where you’re likely to step across a state border in the course…

Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

…a remote section of Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site, bordering the Rio Grande in Southwest Texas. The hikers…

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

South Llano River State Park in Junction. Photo by Kevin Stillman/TxDOT. South Llano River State Park, a former goat and…

How One Houston Family Visited All 89 Texas State Parks—And More

How One Houston Family Visited All 89 Texas State Parks—And More

Parks Danica: Monahan Sandhills State Park Kevin: Palo Duro Canyon State Park Sarah: South Llano River State Park Aaron: Old…

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

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

…service officer for the U.S. State Department. After hosting 62 children from 14 states last summer, the camp is gearing…

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