Frozen in Time at the Great Trinity Forest

January 4, 2024 | By

Armadillo Day is Texas’ Response to Punxsutawney Phil

January 30, 2023 | By Asher Elbein

Snowfall on the Little Red River Valley in the Panhandle Plains

December 29, 2022 | By

Carvers From China Create Frozen Masterpieces at Galveston’s Ice Land

November 23, 2022 | By Robyn Ross

Recipe: Sopa Tarasca

September 30, 2021 | By

This Tarascan soup is primarily made with home-cooked beans with the addition of some chiles and tomatoes for flavor.

Will It Snow in Texas This Year? Let’s Examine the History

November 26, 2020 | By Julia Jones

See Bald Eagles This Winter at the Hill Country’s Canyon of the Eagles

December 6, 2019 | By June Naylor

The annual pilgrimage became so popular that a resort called Canyon of the Eagles was built around the experience. This month, the eco-lodge—located 60 miles northwest of Austin, and about 19 miles from Burnet—celebrates its 20th anniversary.

Photo: A Snowy Autumn Day in the Chisos Mountain of Big Bend

September 30, 2019 | By

While fall in much of the state brings only slightly cooler temperatures, pockets like the higher elevations of the Chisos Mountains in Big Bend National Park feature a seasonal display of trees dressed in oranges and yellows. Photographer Darren Huski was fortunate to encounter a rare fall-winter combination when, he recalls, he “arrived in the park in
a blizzard and awoke to find the Chisos a mixture of vivid color and fresh snow.”

Winter Whitescapes

November 13, 2015 | By Lori Moffatt

Snow in West Texas, while usually as fleeting as a sandcastle in the surf, tends to imbue the landscape with a diffused, quiet melancholy.

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