Outdoors

TEXAS FORESTRY ASSOCIATION TO GIVE AWAY SEEDLINGS AT STATE CAPITAL
LUFKIN, TEXAS - The public is invited to join Texas Forestry Association as the trade association gives away thousands of hardwood seedlings on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2015,...
REGISTRATION BEGINS FOR EAST TEXAS PRO LOGGER TRAINING
LUFKIN, TEXAS - The Texas Pro Logger Training, hosted by the Texas Forestry Association (TFA) will begin April 9, 2015, at the Texas Forestry Service Cudlipp Training...
The Texas Brigades Wildlife Leadership Camps
San Antonio, TX – The Texas Brigade 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...
East Texas Black Bear Task Force to hold winter meeting
The East Texas Black Bear Task force will hold their winter meeting on Thursday, February 26, at the Ellen Trout Zoo in Lufkin, Texas.The meeting will focus on providing...
Weather Whys: Winds Have Different Names Around The World
Q: I've heard the weatherman refer to "chinook winds." What are they?A: Chinook winds are very warm winds that blow down the Rockies, and the term comes from an Indian word...
Spring Breaking at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
ATHENS—Families looking for a place to have an inexpensive, rewarding family vacation during spring break need look no farther than the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center...
Texas State-Fish Art Contest Seeks Entries
ATHENS–The Texas State-Fish Art Contest, headquartered at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC), reminds Texas teachers and students that the deadline for entries in...
Fly Fish Texas March 14 at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
ATHENS—Learn to tie a fly, cast a fly and catch a fish all in one day during the annual Fly Fish Texas event at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center March 14.Throughout...
Annual workshop to highlight tax law changes for forest landowners
Jan. 20, 2015 – LUFKIN, Texas – When it comes to taxes, all of the ins and outs and information you have to know is mind-numbing—but important. It’s especially important...
TEXAS FRESHWATER FISHING HALL OF FAME TO INDUCT FAMED ANGLER,...
ATHENS—The angler who caught the first entry into Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s ground-breaking big bass angler recognition program and the organization responsible...
Master Naturalist Program Seeks Applicants
AUSTIN— Sixteen chapters of the Texas Master Naturalist program will be conducting training classes in the coming spring and summer months for volunteers wanting to learn...
New Helicopter Strengthens Texas Game Wardens
AUSTIN — The Texas Game Warden’s today unveiled its new Airbus AS350B3e helicopter that will enhance the department’s statewide law enforcement apparatus and assist with...
Weather Whys: Comma Clouds
Q: Sometimes you hear the term 'comma cloud.' What does it mean? A: A comma cloud is a fairly common occurrence, says Brent McRoberts of Texas A&M University. "Comma...
Winter outlook and holiday safety tips issued by Texas A&M Forest...
Dec. 18, 2014—COLLEGE STATION, Texas—Expect a slow fire season this winter. Much of the state received above normal rainfall this year, helping to suppress fires and...
Lake Fork Produces Season’s First Toyota ShareLunker
ATHENS—David Roulston of Frisco kicked off the current Toyota ShareLunker season with his catch of a 13.88-pound largemouth bass from Lake Fork November 20. Roulston was...