Outdoors

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...


Time to enroll in conservation program
You can enroll your land in the USDA's Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) between March 14 and April 15, 2011. If you are a landowner or agricultural producer who meets the...
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...


TEXAS FOREST TRAIL REGION TO HOST HERITAGE TOURISM LUNCH AND LEARN...
JACKSONVILLE, Texas -- On March 17, 2011, the Texas Forest Trail Region, in partnership with the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, Lon Morris College, and Sadler's at the...
Fly Fish Texas Takes Mystery Out of Fooling Fish with Feathers
ATHENS-Perhaps the best way to sum up the annual Fly Fish Texas event at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens is this: In one day the complete beginner can learn...
Artists and Exhibitors Sought for National Art Expo in East Texas
ATHENS--The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center and Wildlife Forever need artists and exhibitors to participate in the 13th annual National State-Fish Art Contest Expo to be...
Earth-Kind Home Landscape Workshop
Springtime is coming and now you have a perfect opportunity to plan some quality changes to your home landscape. Cherokee County is offering an Earth-Kind Home Landscaping...