Outdoors

Decay can cause hazardous defects in trees
Tree failure is a major cause of residential property damage and the leading cause of power outages nationwide. There are many ways a tree can fail: an ice storm can...
SFA Gardens to host bulb hybridizer Brent Heath
NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Stephen F. Austin State University’s SFA Gardens will host a special presentation at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in the Brundrett Conservation Education...
Building Upon the Legacy of Toyota Texas Bass Classic with New...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The 2017 Bassmaster Elite Series schedule features more exciting twists and changes than the world’s premier tournament circuit has seen in its storied...
Water Safety
Take Steps to Stay Safe Around WaterSwimming is the most popular summer activity. The best thing you can do to help your family stay safe is to enroll in age-appropriate...
Top 36 anglers in the world to compete at Lake Ray Roberts
Frisco, TX (April 7, 2016) – As part of the 2016 Toyota Texas Fest presented by JBL (TTF), the Toyota Texas Bass Classic (TTBC) will feature 36 of the world’s best...
Spring Break Trout Fishing at the Tyler Nature Center
ATHENS— Free fishing will once again be allowed at the Tyler Nature Center during our annual spring break trout event from March 7 through 10 (8:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon)....
STILL TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR YOUTH & ADULTS
San Antonio, TX – The Texas Brigades program needs you! We are on the hunt for youth and adults that would like to be a part of a once in a lifetime opportunity as we...
SFA hospitality administration students, faculty members partner...
NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Students and faculty members in Stephen F. Austin State University’s hospitality administration program have partnered with the Texas Forest Trail...
TWA Sets Record Membership High
The Texas Wildlife Association (TWA) commemorated the beginning of a new year with record growth by announcing a new membership total over 10,000 members as of December 31,...
Master Naturalist to Offer 2016 Class
The East Texas Chapter of Master Naturalist, a non-profit organization, will hold its 2016 classes beginning, Tuesday, January 19th, from 6-9pm at the Tyler Nature Center,...
Rainbow Trout Coming to Tyler’s Nature Center
TYLER--The East Texas Woods and Waters Foundation (ETWWF) and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will host two special fishing events in January 2016. Two...
Giant Salvinia Found on Lake Fork
ATHENS—The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has confirmed the presence of giant salvinia in Chaney Branch on Lake Fork. The infestation appears to be confined to this...
SFA Gardens to host Nacogdoches Naturally Outdoor Adventures Day
NACOGDOCHES, Texas – Stephen F. Austin State University’s SFA Gardens, in partnership with the SFA student chapter of the National Association for Interpretation, will host...
Governor Abbott Declares State Of Disaster In Bastrop County
October 15, 2015 AUSTIN – As severe wildfires continue, Governor Greg Abbott today declared a state of disaster in Bastrop County, authorizing further mobilization of state...
Early Fall Color Could Be Sign of Tree Distress
In many parts of North America, people will soon enjoy one of nature's finest shows - fall foliage. Color-changing leaves make for a beautiful display, but early changes in...