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Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

…1% being the El Paso County area. Cities throughout Texas are experiencing minimal rainfall, and in addition to record-breaking high…

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

…the grass regrow, let the soil build back up. Good rainfall—not always a guarantee in Texas—will also help. Then, Redden…

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 has been a pretty challenging year due to the extreme heat and lack of rainfall,” said Robert Strange of…

The Comanche Trail in Big Bend Recalls a Bygone Era of Tribal Raids into Mexico

The Comanche Trail in Big Bend Recalls a Bygone Era of Tribal Raids into Mexico

…during the mid-1800s. In August, monsoons brought rainfall and relief from the Chihuahuan Desert’s blistering heat. Dry creeks began to…

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

…survivors of the Dust Bowl, and a lingering drought that reminds us of rainfall’s unpredictability. “You can find evidence of…

Borderland Amazing

Borderland Amazing

…Amistad Dam, a joint project of the United States and Mexico, the lake varies in size with seasonal rainfall. Noted…

The Fruits of a Flood: The Canyon Lake Gorge

The Fruits of a Flood: The Canyon Lake Gorge

…New Braunfels. Nearly three feet of rainfall in one week pushed water over the emergency spillway of Canyon Lake for…

Springs Odyssey

Springs Odyssey

…spread of impervious cover through development, and a climate trending toward less rainfall were the main culprits. The considerable number…

Some Like It Hot

Some Like It Hot

…revel in the heat. The species have learned to thrive during periods of high temperature and little rainfall, thereby giving…

Four for Fall: 2010

Four for Fall: 2010

…and rainfall throughout the previous year. A little less rain in spring, say, or an early fall freeze can make…

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

…year to year, nature’s wildflower displays vary dramatically. Rainfall (or lack there–of), the timing of the first freeze, the length…

Something’s Afoot in Bandera

Something’s Afoot in Bandera

rainfall, crowds tube the cypress-lined Medina River or ride horses at one of the area’s dozen or so dude ranches….

Chain of Jewels

Chain of Jewels

…Highland Lakes vary according to rainfall and demand for water. Low levels may curtail some activities—check with your destination or…

Trips to Bountiful 2010

Trips to Bountiful 2010

…where, how many, and what types of wildflowers bloom in any given area depend mightily on rainfall, temperature, and whether…

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