Outdoors

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...
Audubon Guide Series Expands to 15 Mobile Field Guide Apps
Woodstock, Vt. (Feb. 11, 2010) - Launched with four apps last November, the Audubon Guides series of mobile field guides has now expended to 15. Available in the reference...
Fly Fish Texas Coming to Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center March 13
ATHENS-Fly Fish Texas is your one-stop shopping center for everything there is to know about fly-fishing in Texas, and it takes place March 13 at the Texas Freshwater...
Forest Service to sponsor follow-up meeting Feb. 23 on Management...
The National Forests and Grasslands in Texas will sponsor a public meeting Feb. 23 to present findings and solicit feedback from an October meeting on Management...
“Bail Out” Makes Annual List of Top Ten Boat Names
ALEXANDRIA, Va., February 4, 2010 - Boat names can reveal much about the personality of a boat owner. Or, they can also serve as signposts of the modern era. With the...
DSHS Issues Fish Advisory for Alan Henry Reservoir
The Texas Department of State Health Services today issued an advisory warning people to limit their consumption of blue catfish, crappie, flathead catfish, largemouth bass...
The Joy and Troubles of Feeding Wildlife
I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I...
Texas Parks & Wildlife
TENNESSEE COLONY-Landowners interested in developing a wildlife management program for their property should attend a Small-Acreage Wildlife Management Workshop on Friday,...
Club soda? Maybe just the club ...
AUSTIN - Entomologists are being bugged again by erroneous pest control advice that's been popping up all over cyberspace like ants at a picnic, said a Texas AgriLife...
TP&W Digest
TPWD News Digest for Jan. 7, 2010 Jan. 15, 2010 Lifetime License Drawing Winner Gets Unexpected Birthday Gift AUSTIN, Texas - William Vlasek got an unexpected...
Lifetime License Drawing Winner Gets Unexpected Birthday Gift
AUSTIN, Texas - William Vlasek got an unexpected surprise on his 50th birthday when notified he had been selected as the first person ever to receive a Lifetime Super...
Early Response Bolsters Sea Turtle Rescue
AUSTIN, Texas -An early and intensive response by state game wardens and coastal fisheries biologists, aided by United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and National...