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Ancient Mosasaur Discovery Has Us Wondering Where Texas Ranks for Fossils

Ancient Mosasaur Discovery Has Us Wondering Where Texas Ranks for Fossils

Paleontologists unearth mosasaur fossils in July. Photo courtesy Perot Museum of Nature and Science. This spring, an amateur fossil hunter…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

Museum of Natural History, Bryan: This museum features exhibits covering the Brazos Valley’s history back to the Ice Age, including…

The Trailblazing Story of Legendary Rancher Charles Goodnight Comes to Life at Houston Exhibition

The Trailblazing Story of Legendary Rancher Charles Goodnight Comes to Life at Houston Exhibition

…the Albert & Ethel Herzstein Museum Gallery in Houston. On loan from the Bryan Museum in Galveston and presented by…

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…petrified 113-million-year-old footsteps of dinosaurs.1629 Park Road 59.254-897-4588; tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/dinosaur-valley Billy the Kid Museum – Hico The museum displays Old West…

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 communities that survived the calamity and stuck around to share their memories. Museums across the Panhandle Plains illuminate various…

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

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

plains of Texas. And both are adaptable and swift, with a wary disposition. Alas, according to ongoing research carried out…

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

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

…South Plains, and the Notch, that corner of the state where the Panhandle starts and the Rolling Plains ends, west…

Minimalism to the Max in Marfa

Minimalism to the Max in Marfa

…Donald Judd: Selected Works 1960-1991 (Museum of Modern Art, Saitama and Museum of Modern Art, Shiga, 1999); Art in the…

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

…to Goldthwaite, home to the Texas Botanical Gardens at Legacy Plaza and Mills County Historical Museum (note, the museum is…

Spirit of 66

Spirit of 66

…of the Oklahoma-Texas line, Shamrock rises from the plains with a smattering of Art Deco buildings that date to the…

San Antonio Artist Captures Latino Community in Public Artworks

San Antonio Artist Captures Latino Community in Public Artworks

…still lives. Many of those works are held in private collections and museums, like the San Antonio Museum of Art…

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

…settlers adopted the protective headwear, too, and in 1865, Philadelphia hatmaker John Batterson Stetson introduced his “Boss of the Plains”…

Lost Gold of the Palo Duro

Lost Gold of the Palo Duro

…history at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon, says the tale is typical of the lost-treasure stories that abound in…

Abilene at Full Gallop

Abilene at Full Gallop

…slightly at first—is my favorite time to visit Abilene. Here, on the broad plains that once nurtured vast herds of…

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