Outdoors

U.S. Forest Service burns 110,000 acres for forest health
U.S. Forest Service fire personnel have conducted controlled burns on about 110,000 acres of national forest lands in Texas this year, according to Assistant Fire...
Texas Parks & Wildlife
ATHENS-More than a thousand rainbow trout are swimming in the pond at The Nature Center in Tyler, and young anglers are invited to come catch them during spring break March...
Outdoor Fools Day Offers Food, Fun and Outdoor Activities
ATHENS-Snakes will slither and turtles will crawl. Birds, arrows and rockets will fly. Dutch ovens will steam, fish will bite and kids will learn that life really is better...
Ratcliff Recreation Area will be closed April 7-27
Ratcliff Lake Recreation Area in the Davy Crockett National Forest will be closed to the public from April 7 to April 27 while environmental studies are conducted for a...
New camping reservation policies announced for Sam Rayburn Reservoir
FORT WORTH, Texas - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin implementing new camping reservation policies on April 1, at all Corps operated campgrounds on Sam Rayburn...
National Wildlife Federation Provides Fun Outdoor Activities as...
Did you know that the typical child today spends over seven hours a day indoors in front of a screen? And less than four minutes a day in unstructured time outdoors? ...
TPWD News Digest
Toyota ShareLunker 486 Comes from Lake Fork News Images ATHENS - Randy Williams of Staunton, Illinois, finally broke the ice: He caught Lake Fork's first Toyota...
THE ARANSAS PROJECT FILES FEDERAL LAWSUIT AGAINST TEXAS COMMISSION...
(Corpus Christi, TX - March 11, 2010) The Aransas Project (TAP) filed a federal lawsuit today in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Corpus...
Outlook Fair for Spring Turkey Season
Hunters should temper expectations for this spring's turkey season after back-to-back years of dry conditions negatively impacted nesting success across much of Texas,...
DSHS Issues Fish Advisory for Portions of Neches River
The Texas Department of State Health Services today issued an advisory warning people to limit their consumption of flathead catfish, freshwater drum, gar, largemouth bass,...
Catch a Rainbow on Spring Break
ATHENS-More than a thousand rainbow trout are swimming in the pond at The Nature Center in Tyler, and young anglers are invited to come catch them during spring break March...
Texas by Nature: the forests of East Texas
Spread across about dozen acres of a slight uplift of sandy soil in the floodplain of the Neches River, the park-like plot on my uncle's farm featured a scattering of big...
5-Year Texas State Parks Study Reveals Interesting User Insights
AUSTIN - The typical visitor to a Texas state park is a middle-aged white non-Hispanic from out of town traveling with a spouse or other family member, but no children, to...
U.S. Forest Service to conduct controlled burns for forest health
U.S. Forest Service fire personnel have begun controlled burns in the national forests and will continue the burns during the next few months. "Folks may see a...
TPWD to Wrap up Dove Lethality Study
AUSTIN - A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officials are content with the 1,360 birds collected during two years of field...