Outdoors

Texas Forest Service News
Calling all nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, home owners and landowners: It's time for the annual Texas Wildlife and Woodland Expo & Spring Fling. Expo & Spring...
Texas Fish Records Program Sets Its Own Records
ATHENS-For many people, second only to the thrill of landing a trophy fish is seeing one's name go into the record book for the catch. Texas Parks and Wildlife...
U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE TO LAUNCH MAJOR NATIONAL SURVEY ON...
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will soon be conducting the 12th National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation. Hunters, anglers and other...
More than $13.5 million in competitive grants have been awarded to...
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has announced the awarding of more than $13.5 million in competitive grants to 11 states for 16 boating infrastructure projects. The...
Forum on Proposed Forest Planning Rule
The U.S. Forest Service is holding a public meeting in Lufkin to explain details and intent of the recently proposed draft Planning Rule that, if put into law, will serve...
New Record Bass for Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center’s Lake Zebco
ATHENS-Spring break 2011 will long be remembered as special by Chris McCaskill, 18, of Lewisville. About noon March 15 McCaskill was fishing in...

Free Rainbow Trout Harvest at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
ATHENS-Visitors to the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) are invited to harvest rainbow trout at no charge from now through the end of the season in late...
Texas Forestry Association to give away Seedlings
Lufkin, Texas - - Texas Forestry Association will give away 5,000 various hardwood seedlings on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 from 8:30 am - 11:30am (or until supplies last)...
Applications are being Accepted Statewide
Lufkin, Texas - - Applications are being taken for the 2011 Teachers' Conservation Institute. Sponsored by Texas Forestry Association, the Teachers' Conservation Institute...
Wanted: Spring Break Trout Anglers in Tyler
ATHENS-The Nature Center in Tyler has about a thousand rainbow trout that need a home on someone's dinner table. Each year trout are stocked into The Nature Center's pond...
First Signs of Spring Arrive at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
ATHENS-The first signs of spring have arrived at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens, and they are not what you might expect. The redbuds are not blooming. The...
Fly Fish Texas: You’re One Day Away from a Lifetime of Fun
That's all there is to fly-fishing, and Fly Fish Texas is the place to learn it. The annual event takes place March 12 at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center. Show hours...
PRESIDENT REQUESTS $1.7 BILLION FOR U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE...
The President's FY 2012 budget request of $1.7 billion for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) will focus funding on the agency's highest priority conservation...
Adopt-A-Beach Celebrates 25th Anniversary
AUSTIN - Ronald Reagan was president, Top Gun was the top draw at the box office and 2,800 Texans volunteered for the inaugural General LandOffice Adopt-A-Beach Cleanup in...
Falcon, O.H. Ivie Singing Toyota ShareLunker Duet
ATHENS-Toyota ShareLunker program manager David Campbell might well be putting new words to the song "It's a Long, Long Way to Tipperary" before...