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The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

…biologist at Texas Parks and Wildlife. (Its last remaining relative, the Chinese paddlefish, was driven extinct between 2005 and 2010.)…

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

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

…who grew up in Wisconsin. After studying wildlife ecology in college, Kersten worked a series of wildlife survey and park…

A Hiker Confronts Monoculture in Austin Parks

A Hiker Confronts Monoculture in Austin Parks

…and Recreation. His name was John Davis, a wildlife biologist, recently retired from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department. “What…

Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

…gorgeous visual feast of Texas’ often unseen wildlife—black bears, ocelots, mountain lions, just to name a few—and the wild places…

A Wildlife Rendezvous

A Wildlife Rendezvous

Wildlife Center, a drive-through wild-animal park near Glen Rose, some 60 miles southwest of Fort Worth. “Not only is Fossil…

13 Things to Do Along the Texas Coast

13 Things to Do Along the Texas Coast

…galveston.com; sopadre.com; tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/mustang-island; rockport-fulton.org   6 Entertain the Kids: Corpus Christi’s Texas State Aquarium interprets coastal wildlife; Historic Pleasure Pier…

Keep Your Eyes on the Skies: Hawk Watch at Smith Point Gets Underway

Keep Your Eyes on the Skies: Hawk Watch at Smith Point Gets Underway

…with Hawk Watch International and the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department in 1997 to put in place a full-time, three-month…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…during the months of May through October, according to the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, because the tunnel houses a…

Do’s and Don’ts of Late Summer Travel in Texas

Do’s and Don’ts of Late Summer Travel in Texas

…a safe and enjoyable hike, Texas Parks and Wildlife recommends knowing your limit, such as knowing how long you can…

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

…welcoming visitors back to its popular beachside for the first time in three years. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department…

Editor’s Note: Preserved Paradise

Editor’s Note: Preserved Paradise

…levels, provide clean water and air, mitigate flooding, protect wildlife and plant habitats, and ensure generations to come can enjoy…

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

…and Wildlife Department in 1977. The agency is now constructing a new 4,473-square-foot headquarters building just down the road from…

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…as the noun Hill Country is—though it’s not an official ecoregion of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD)—it’s become…

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

…Three miles southwest of Glen Rose, about 1,100 animals roam the limestone hills at the nonprofit Fossil Rim Wildlife Center….

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

…Reserve’s turtle marine wildlife rehabilitation program. What did he intend to do with the dolls? “Burn them! Burn them now!…

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