Head to South Texas for Hawk Watching at Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park

March 10, 2023 | By Melissa Gaskill

The Texas State Parks system marks its 100th anniversary this year. With 89 parks, natural areas, and historic sites to choose from, visitors can experience all kinds of outdoor activities.

Texas’ Flowering Trees Take Seasonal Blooms to New Heights

February 28, 2023 | By Asher Elbein

Explore Rio Grande Valley Wilderness at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

December 29, 2022 | By By Joe Nick Patoski

The Christmas Mountains Are the Gift That Keeps on Giving

November 23, 2022 | By Matt Joyce

Big Bend’s Indomitable Prickly Plant Life

November 23, 2022 | By Matt Joyce

Gobble Gobble: Meet the Wild Turkeys of Texas

November 20, 2022 | By Asher Elbein

Your Beginner’s Guide to Hiking in Texas

October 27, 2022 | By Amelia Nonemacher

Fly Fishing Is Taking off in Texas Rivers

June 30, 2022 | By Dan Oko

Fifteen major rivers and many hundreds of miles of smaller streams run across Texas, giving adventurers and anglers countless opportunities for exploration.

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

June 30, 2022 | By Asher Elbein

The Battle Between Two Lizards In Texas Is a Win for UT Arlington Biologists

May 26, 2022 | By Asher Elbein

Prairie lizards and Texas spiny lizards have a lot in common. True, the prairie lizard is a svelte 5 inches, while Texas spiny lizard, also commonly called the “fence lizard,” is a tank topping out at 11 inches.

The Habitats of Wild Creatures Transcend Lines Drawn on Paper

May 26, 2022 | By Melissa Gaskill

The New Reality of Destructive Wildfires in the Texas Panhandle

February 24, 2022 | By John R. Erickson

The Blackland Prairie Raptor Center Helps Birds of Prey Find Their Way

January 27, 2022 | By Dina Gachman

Sharks Are at the Top of the Gulf Coast Food Chain

September 23, 2021 | By Melissa Gaskill

Get the Magazine

Save up to 62% off the cover price


True Texas in Your Inbox

Sign up for magazine extras, upcoming events, Mercantile specials, subscription offers, and more.