Outdoors

Hunter Education
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will be conducting a free Hunter Education New Instructor Training Workshop June 26, 2010 in Tyler. Workshop will run from...
Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center to be Part of Nature Challenge 2010
ATHENS-Families will be fanning out across North Central Texas this summer in search of outdoor adventures as part of Nature Challenge 2010. In addition to connecting to...
Upcoming events
May 28-30 - Barrington Living History Farm - Food and Flowers - It's springtime in Texas and the gardens are growing at Barrington Living History Farm. Everyone's invited...
Boating deaths decline in Texas
AUSTIN - Deaths from boating accidents on Texas public waters decreased last year compared with the year before and Texas game wardens, boater education proponents and...
Kickapoo Caverns State Park to Host Grand Opening Event June 12
BRACKETTVILLE, Texas - After operating as a limited-access park for more than 20 years, Kickapoo Caverns State Park will host an all-day grand opening event free to the...
Wood Design Nominations Sought
Texas Forestry Association is seeking nominations for its annual Excellence in Wood Design Award. First presented in 1967, the Excellence in Wood Design Award has become a...
TPWD News Digest for May 13, 2010
May 13, 2010 Bastrop Area, Parks Across Texas Celebrate National Trails Day June 5 BASTROP - Texans of all ages can explore the Lost Pines region as Bastrop County...
Gary Saul Named TPWD Inland Fisheries Director
AUSTIN - Gary E. Saul, PhD, has been named director of the Inland Fisheries Division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Saul assumes his new position May 10. ...
Texas Woodland & Wildlife Expo offers FREE help this weekend for...
Maybe you want to plant a tree but you're not sure which species is best-suited to your backyard. Perhaps your goal is to lure wildlife to your ranch or stock your pond...
Texas Under Attack
Paddling a kayak across Old Folks Playground on Caddo Lake brings me face to face with the enemy. Giant salvinia and water hyacinth crowd in from every direction, a noxious...
Texas Parks & Wildlife
ATHENS--Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will be conducting a free Hunter Education New Instructor Training Workshop Saturday, May 15th, 2010 in Whitney, Texas....
Athens man catches big fish
Colton Seeton, 19, of Athens spends most days working as a flagger on a highway construction crew in East Texas. On his days off he likes to fish. On Saturday, April 17, he...
Game Warden probe nets guilty plea in bass tourney cheating try
ROCKWALL - A Garland man has pled guilty to stuffing a lead weight into a bass during a fishing tournament last fall, the outcome of an investigation by a Dallas-based...
Tyler Dance Group to Headline Cinco de Mayo at Texas Freshwater...
ATHENS, Texas-Athens will celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) May 8 with food, music and dancing in addition to the normal TFFC...
TPWD Finalizes Short List of Hunting and Fishing Regulation Changes...
AUSTIN - Expansion of mule deer hunting opportunities tops a short list of regulatory changes adopted by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission as part of the 2010-2011...