Outdoor Recreation in Edwards Plateau Region

 Cultural Tourism

   
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What is Natural Heritage Tourism

Natural heritage tourism (or geotourism as defined by National Geographic) is defined as tourism that sustains or enhances the geographical character of a place—its environment, culture, aesthetics, heritage, and the well-being of its residents.

 

Bird Trails and Important Bird Areas
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A Bird Trail is more than a trail in the literal sense.  It is a “necklace” of sites, usually linked by a physiographic feature such as a river, that are united by the theme of “great for bird watching!”  Birding Trails are essentially driving routes that help you get from one prime birding spot to the next.

 

Show Cultural Tourism Organizations & Professionals (21)
There are 21 resources serving Edwards Plateau Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Cultural Tourism Organizations & Professionals serving Edwards Plateau Region
Ecotourism
Armand Bayou Nature Center
Tom Kartrude - Executive Director - Pasadena, TX
Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center
- Fort Davis, TX
Cypress Valley Canopy Tours
David and Amy Beilharz - Spicewood, TX
Far West Texas Wildlife Trail
- Austin, TX
Field Sport Concepts, LTD
- Charlottesville, VA
Great Texas Wildlife Trails
TPWD - Austin, TX
Heart of Texas East Wildlife Trail
- Austin, TX
Heart of Texas West Wildlife Trail
- Austin, TX
Images for Conservation Fund
John F. Martin - Chairman - Edinburg, TX
Jacob's Well Natural Area
Brooke Leftwich - Natural Resources Manager - Wimberley, TX
Millwood Lake Guide Service
- Texarkana, TX
Mitchell Lake Audubon Center
- San Antonio, TX
Rock Art Foundation
Witte Museum - San Antonio, TX
Sibley Nature Center
- Midland, TX
Texas Nature Challenge
Texas A&M Forest Service - College Station, TX
Texas Youth Hunting Program
Chris Mitchell - Director - San Antonio, TX
Guides and Outfitters
CB Outfitting and Guide Service
- Del Rio , TX
Hunting Lease Network
Troy Langan - Manager - Omaha, NE
Millwood Lake Guide Service
- Texarkana, TX
Oyster Bayou Hunting Club
- Anahuac, TX
Wildlife Systems, Inc
Greg Simons - San Angelo, TX

 Hunting and Sport Fishing

   
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Find a National Forest in the South

The Southern Region covers thirteen states--a vast area stretching from Texas on the western side, Virginia on the north, and down to Puerto Rico on the south. You'll find a wide variety of forest environments, including the only tropical forest (El Yunque) in the agency. Find a forest nearest you!

 

Fee Fishing - An Introduction
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The basic types of operations and associated business considerations. A list of all Southern Regional Aquaculture Center factsheets (more than 150) are available at https://srac.t ...

 

Fee Fishing - Location, Site Development and Other Considerations
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Discusses clientele, permitting, advertising, location, design and security, water source, concessions, time of operations, signs, and safety and liability.& ...

 

The Ultimate Food Plot
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One of the first things that every fledgling wildlife manager learns is that nutrition is the key to attracting and keeping big bucks. The second thing they learn is how expensive it is to grow good food plots.

 

A Guide to Successful Wildlife Food Plots - Blending Science with Common Sense
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This publication provides technical guidance and practical information for wildlife management beyond planting and managing food plots.  ...

 

Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Reef Fish Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; Gag Management Measures
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NMFS implements management measures described in a framework action to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico (FMP), as prepared by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council).

 

Feral Hog Approved Holding Facility Guidelines in Texas
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This publication provides guidelines associated with feral hog approved holding facilities, also known as buyer stations. Approved holding facilities provide a way for landowners to earn income to offset the damage costs created by the feral hogs.& ...

 

Land and Water Resources Conservation and Recreation Plan 2013
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The 77th Legislature directed the Department to develop a comprehensive and strategic document known as the Land and Water Resources Conservation and Recreation Plan (Land & Water Plan).

 

South Texas, the "Last Great Habitat"
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Concerns about conservation of the tropical rainforests and other well-known regions of the world are widely publicized, yet a region of inestimable biological wealth lies relatively unrecognized on the back doorstep of North America.

 

Updated 2013 Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Recreational Season Length Estimates
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In February 2013, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council requested the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) promulgate an emergency rule for the 2013 recreational red snapper season.

 

Managing Wild Pigs, a Technical Guide
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This 40-page document provides detailed information on the biology of wild pigs, how to recognize their presence, the type of damage they can cause to agriculture and natural areas and a wide range of management techniques, including hunting.

 

Hunters - A Force for Conservation
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Hunting seasons are starting to open, making this a great time to commemorate the important role that hunters play in habitat conservation.

 

Clock ticking on efforts to save Deer Park Prairie
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The 50 acre Deer Park Prairie outside of Houston, land that has been untouched for thousands of years, is now set to be bulldozed to make room for subdivisions.

 

Wildlife Tourism and the Gulf Coast Economy
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Wildlife tourism contributes substantially to the Gulf Coast economy.  Wildlife tourism is defined as (1) guide and outfitter businesses directly serving wildlife watchers, recreational fishers and hunters, and (2) lodging and dining establishments where these clients sleep and eat.

 

Show Hunting and Sport Fishing Organizations & Professionals (20)
There are 20 resources serving Edwards Plateau Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Hunting and Sport Fishing Organizations & Professionals serving Edwards Plateau Region
Guides and Outfitters
CB Outfitting and Guide Service
- Del Rio , TX
Hunting Lease Network
Troy Langan - Manager - Omaha, NE
Millwood Lake Guide Service
- Texarkana, TX
Oyster Bayou Hunting Club
- Anahuac, TX
Wildlife Systems, Inc
Greg Simons - San Angelo, TX
Land Leasing
American Hunting Lease Association
Steve Meng - President - Fishers, IN
CoBank
Robert B. Engel - Chief Executive Officer - Greenwood Village, CO
CoBank
Austin, Texas Regional Office - Austin, TX
Evr-green Management Group, Inc
Matt S. Campbell - President - Rome, GA
Hunt Ark Duck
Cain Planting Company - McCrory, AR
Hunting Land Advisors
Stephen Ruckman - Founder - Mount Washington, KY
Hunting Lease Network
Troy Langan - Manager - Omaha, NE
Hunting Sports Plus
Daryl Traylor - Blue Springs, MO
Quality Deer Management Association
- Bogart, GA
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
Ricky ONeill
Neeley Forestry Service, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist and Certified Forester - Camden, AR
US Farm Lease
- Ames, IA
Weyerhaeuser Outdoor Recreational Leases - Arkansas-Oklahoma-Texas
John Drake - Broken Bow, OK
Weyerhaeuser Outdoor Recreational Leases - Gulf Region
- Natchitoches, LA
Lodges and Ranches
Oyster Bayou Hunting Club
- Anahuac, TX

 Nature-Based Tourism

   
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National Wildlife Refuge System - National Wildlife Refuge Locator

Find a Refuge Near You 

Nearly 46 million people visit national wildlife refuges each year. Visitors and local communities recognize refuges as national treasures:

  • Wildlife refuges are home to more than 700 species of birds, 220 species of mammals, 250 reptile and amphibian species and more than 200 species of fish.
  • Fifty-nine refuges have been established with a primary purpose of conserving threatened or endangered species.
  • 280 of the 1,200-plus federally-listed threatened or endangered species in the U.S. are found on units of the Refuge System.

 

 

Fee Fishing - An Introduction
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The basic types of operations and associated business considerations. A list of all Southern Regional Aquaculture Center factsheets (more than 150) are available at https://srac.t ...

 

Fee Fishing - Location, Site Development and Other Considerations
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Discusses clientele, permitting, advertising, location, design and security, water source, concessions, time of operations, signs, and safety and liability.& ...

 

Decontamination Documentation for Cavers
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The US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) strongly recommends, first and foremost, compliance with all cave closures, advisories, and regulations in all Federal, State,Tribal, and private lands.

 

What is Natural Heritage Tourism

Natural heritage tourism (or geotourism as defined by National Geographic) is defined as tourism that sustains or enhances the geographical character of a place—its environment, culture, aesthetics, heritage, and the well-being of its residents.

 

Bird Trails and Important Bird Areas
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A Bird Trail is more than a trail in the literal sense.  It is a “necklace” of sites, usually linked by a physiographic feature such as a river, that are united by the theme of “great for bird watching!”  Birding Trails are essentially driving routes that help you get from one prime birding spot to the next.

 

Land and Water Resources Conservation and Recreation Plan 2013
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The 77th Legislature directed the Department to develop a comprehensive and strategic document known as the Land and Water Resources Conservation and Recreation Plan (Land & Water Plan).

 

Rural Bounty

Explore North America's Rural Bounty

Discover the rich bounty of farm fresh fruits and vegetables, outdoor activities, and family fun that our rural countryside has to offer!

  • Daytrip or Vacation to a Farm or Ranch
  • Pick Your Own-Fruits, Pumpkins, Trees
  • Discover Charming Countryside Wineries
  • Challenge Your Hunting & Outdoor Skills

In the U.S. and Canada, there are approximately 65,000 farms and ranches that invite the public to visit, and more and more are becoming members on the Rural Bounty website. We invite you to come back often to plan relaxing day trips, or weeks away, enjoying the Rural Bounty of North America.  Visit website »

 

 

Ecotourism Quickly Becoming Largest Industry In Texas
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Just a few years ago, ecotourism was not a popular term among those in the ranch community. Ranchers tended to distrust anything with the word eco in it, and tourism meant strange-looking outsiders littering the roads, setting fires with cigarette butts, and breaking down fences to answer the call of nature.

 

Wildlife Tourism and the Gulf Coast Economy
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Wildlife tourism contributes substantially to the Gulf Coast economy.  Wildlife tourism is defined as (1) guide and outfitter businesses directly serving wildlife watchers, recreational fishers and hunters, and (2) lodging and dining establishments where these clients sleep and eat.

 

Show Nature-Based Tourism Organizations & Professionals (21)
There are 21 resources serving Edwards Plateau Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Nature-Based Tourism Organizations & Professionals serving Edwards Plateau Region
Agritourism
Field Sport Concepts, LTD
- Charlottesville, VA
Ecotourism
Armand Bayou Nature Center
Tom Kartrude - Executive Director - Pasadena, TX
Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center
- Fort Davis, TX
Cypress Valley Canopy Tours
David and Amy Beilharz - Spicewood, TX
Far West Texas Wildlife Trail
- Austin, TX
Field Sport Concepts, LTD
- Charlottesville, VA
Great Texas Wildlife Trails
TPWD - Austin, TX
Heart of Texas East Wildlife Trail
- Austin, TX
Heart of Texas West Wildlife Trail
- Austin, TX
Images for Conservation Fund
John F. Martin - Chairman - Edinburg, TX
Jacob's Well Natural Area
Brooke Leftwich - Natural Resources Manager - Wimberley, TX
Millwood Lake Guide Service
- Texarkana, TX
Mitchell Lake Audubon Center
- San Antonio, TX
Rock Art Foundation
Witte Museum - San Antonio, TX
Sibley Nature Center
- Midland, TX
Texas Nature Challenge
Texas A&M Forest Service - College Station, TX
Texas Youth Hunting Program
Chris Mitchell - Director - San Antonio, TX
Landscape Architects / Land Planning
Beyrl Armstrong
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Co-Founder - Austin, TX
Field Sport Concepts, LTD
- Charlottesville, VA
Living Habitats
Heidi Natura, RLA, ASLA, LEED AP - Founder & Partner - Chicago, IL
Thomas DeWitt
Associate Professor - College Station, TX

 River Recreation

   
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Land and Water Resources Conservation and Recreation Plan 2013
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The 77th Legislature directed the Department to develop a comprehensive and strategic document known as the Land and Water Resources Conservation and Recreation Plan (Land & Water Plan).

 

Show River Recreation Organizations & Professionals (21)
There are 21 resources serving Edwards Plateau Region in the following categories:
map itMap of River Recreation Organizations & Professionals serving Edwards Plateau Region
Ecotourism
Armand Bayou Nature Center
Tom Kartrude - Executive Director - Pasadena, TX
Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center
- Fort Davis, TX
Cypress Valley Canopy Tours
David and Amy Beilharz - Spicewood, TX
Far West Texas Wildlife Trail
- Austin, TX
Field Sport Concepts, LTD
- Charlottesville, VA
Great Texas Wildlife Trails
TPWD - Austin, TX
Heart of Texas East Wildlife Trail
- Austin, TX
Heart of Texas West Wildlife Trail
- Austin, TX
Images for Conservation Fund
John F. Martin - Chairman - Edinburg, TX
Jacob's Well Natural Area
Brooke Leftwich - Natural Resources Manager - Wimberley, TX
Millwood Lake Guide Service
- Texarkana, TX
Mitchell Lake Audubon Center
- San Antonio, TX
Rock Art Foundation
Witte Museum - San Antonio, TX
Sibley Nature Center
- Midland, TX
Texas Nature Challenge
Texas A&M Forest Service - College Station, TX
Texas Youth Hunting Program
Chris Mitchell - Director - San Antonio, TX
Guides and Outfitters
CB Outfitting and Guide Service
- Del Rio , TX
Hunting Lease Network
Troy Langan - Manager - Omaha, NE
Millwood Lake Guide Service
- Texarkana, TX
Oyster Bayou Hunting Club
- Anahuac, TX
Wildlife Systems, Inc
Greg Simons - San Angelo, TX
 

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Cultural Tourism News Items
Convention center opponents challenge city's language on ballot measure - Austin Monitor
8/15/2019 1:17:15 AM
Convention center opponents challenge city's language on ballot measure    Austin Monitor The president of the Austin NAACP has petitioned the Texas Supreme Court over the ballot language approved by City Council last week related to a challenge ...

Texas Commission On The Arts And Texas Cultural trust now accepting applications for 2020 class of Texas young masters - Odessa American
8/1/2019 12:47:27 PM
Texas Commission On The Arts And Texas Cultural trust now accepting applications for 2020 class of Texas young masters    Odessa American AUSTIN Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) and Texas Cultural Trust are now accepting applications for the 2020 class of Texas Young Masters, a joint ...

Mali's 'Guitar Gods' Tinariwen Receive Racist Threats Ahead Of U.S. Tour - Texas Public Radio
7/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mali's 'Guitar Gods' Tinariwen Receive Racist Threats Ahead Of U.S. Tour    Texas Public Radio A guitar band from Mali called Tinariwen is famous worldwide. The group's fans and collaborators have included Robert Plant, Thom Yorke of Radiohead,

Roundup: Weekly oil prices decrease amid weaker US economic data - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
7/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Roundup: Weekly oil prices decrease amid weaker US economic data - Xinhua | English.news.cn    Xinhua HOUSTON, July 6 (Xinhua) -- Oil prices lost ground for the week ending July 5, with the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for August delivery decreased ...

KidZania opening US locations in Texas, Chicago, NY and LA - Blooloop
5/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
KidZania opening US locations in Texas, Chicago, NY and LA    Blooloop Mexican company KidZania, one of the fastest growing hands-on kids' entertainment brands in the world, is coming to the US.

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Luciana Schement - Cherokee Phoenix
4/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Luciana Schement    Cherokee Phoenix AUSTIN, Texas – Cherokee Nation citizen Luciana Schement in March became a collegiate national champion for her wrestling team at the University of Texas ...

Texas author Joe Nick Patoski traces how Austin went from hip to ‘cool’ - Houston Chronicle
4/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas author Joe Nick Patoski traces how Austin went from hip to ‘cool’    Houston Chronicle Texas author Joe Nick Patoski tracks how Austin went from hippie to hip in his new book, “Austin to ATX: The Hippies, Pickers, Slackers, and Geeks Who ...

Texas Forts Trail caravan recreates trip led by Gov. Connally 50 years ago - ReporterNews.com
10/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
Texas Forts Trail caravan recreates trip led by Gov. Connally 50 years ago    ReporterNews.com The trip covering numerous stops along 650 miles celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Texas Forts Trail.

Texas Forts Trail celebrates half a century of tourism with the 50th Anniversary Caravan on Oct. 4-6 - Jack County Herald
9/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Texas Forts Trail celebrates half a century of tourism with the 50th Anniversary Caravan on Oct. 4-6    Jack County Herald Group to recreate original Texas Trail Caravan from the Forts Trail Route just as Gov. and Mrs. Connally did in 1968. Abilene, TX - On Thursday morning, Oct. 4, ...

Yes, Cities Can Do 100% Renewable Energy — Even In Texas - CleanTechnica
4/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Yes, Cities Can Do 100% Renewable Energy — Even In Texas    CleanTechnica April 2nd, 2018 by Tina Casey. Georgetown, Texas, has become something of a green celebrity for reaching its 100% renewable energy goal within just three ...

Texas arts funding at risk, could impact Fort Worth museums - Fort Worth Star Telegram
4/14/2017 3:00:00 AM
Texas arts funding at risk, could impact Fort Worth museums    Fort Worth Star Telegram Fort Worth art leaders are worried that state budget cuts could impact local attractions — and prevent some exhibits from being brought here for display.

Best Little Art Colony in Texas | Marfa, Texas Artistic Tourism - City Journal
1/18/2017 11:45:26 PM
Best Little Art Colony in Texas | Marfa, Texas Artistic Tourism    City Journal Last year, more than 38000 tourists traveled to this remote cattle town in West Texas. This year, more than 45000, mostly art lovers, are expected.

A Great White Shark Named Katherine Could Be Heading To Texas - KERA News
6/19/2014 3:00:00 AM
A Great White Shark Named Katherine Could Be Heading To Texas    KERA News Five stories that have North Texas talking: Katherine, a big shark, wants to visit Texas; the Lake Whitney cliff might be blown up; Gov. Rick Perry on Jews.

Wim Wenders’ Paris, Texas is less about America than “America” - AV Club
4/10/2014 3:00:00 AM
Wim Wenders’ Paris, Texas is less about America than “America”    AV Club Paris, Texas (1984). There are men of few words, and then there's the man of no words who staggers, bleary-eyed and haunted, out of the humid Southwest ...

Businessman to donate $8 million to new cultural center - Houston Chronicle
10/4/2012 3:00:00 AM
Businessman to donate $8 million to new cultural center    Houston Chronicle Calling it "the first penny in the bank," Houston businessman John Nau announced Thursday he is contributing $8 million toward a center for Southeast Texas ...

Marfa, Texas: An Unlikely Art Oasis In A Desert Town - NPR
8/2/2012 3:00:00 AM
Marfa, Texas: An Unlikely Art Oasis In A Desert Town    NPR In the 1970s, minimalist artist Donald Judd moved to a dusty town in West Texas, where he created giant works of art that bask beneath vast desert skies. In the ...

Hunting and Sport Fishing News Items
September opens with time for renewal: Most hunting,fishing licenses expireat end of the month - Dallas News
8/17/2019 11:55:56 AM
September opens with time for renewal: Most hunting,fishing licenses expireat end of the month    Dallas News Only two weeks remain until the first shots are fired in what is expected to be another promising dove season in most of Texas.Sept. 1 also marks...

Texas hunters, anglers in for big rule changes - Chron
8/15/2019 2:43:00 PM
Texas hunters, anglers in for big rule changes    Chron Texas hunting and fishing licenses valid for 2019-20 license year become available for purchase today, two weeks ahead of the Sept. 1 start of the new license ...

Texas hunters and anglers in for big rule changes - Houston Chronicle
8/14/2019 9:46:44 PM
Texas hunters and anglers in for big rule changes    Houston Chronicle The holders of the 2.4 million hunting and fishing licenses expected to be bought in coming months will encounter several major rule changes effective Sept. 1.

Texas hunting, fishing licenses on sale Thursday - Alice Echo News-Journal
8/14/2019 2:27:00 PM
Texas hunting, fishing licenses on sale Thursday    Alice Echo News-Journal The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is reminding hunters and anglers that all current year Texas hunting and fishing licenses (except the year-to-date ...

Taking Your Chances: TPWD's BTTH program gives hunters shots at world class hunts for cheap - Athens Daily Review
8/12/2019 3:06:00 PM
Taking Your Chances: TPWD's BTTH program gives hunters shots at world class hunts for cheap    Athens Daily Review Deals that sound too sweet to be true usually are. Not so with Texas Parks and Wildlife's Big Time Texas Hunts campaign. Here's the deal. Big Time Texas Hunts ...

Fly-fishing Texas coastal shallows a real treat - Houston Chronicle
8/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Fly-fishing Texas coastal shallows a real treat    Houston Chronicle Chasing redfish from a poling skiff is a flat-out fantastic experience.

Outdoors: Getting ready for dove season - Waco Tribune-Herald
8/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Outdoors: Getting ready for dove season    Waco Tribune-Herald Labor Day in Central Texas means different things to different people. Back when I was growing up, it meant the last weekend of summer before school started.

Hunting and Fishing License Deadline August 31 - 101 Corpus Christi
8/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Hunting and Fishing License Deadline August 31    101 Corpus Christi To hunt or fish in Texas, you need to buy an annual hunting and/or fishing license, which expires each year on August 31. Outdoor sports enthusiasts with an ...

For sale: Hunting/fishing licenses, permits available | Sports - Lufkin Daily News
8/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
For sale: Hunting/fishing licenses, permits available | Sports    Lufkin Daily News August 1 marked the beginning of a 31-day countdown to opening day of the 2019-20 dove season in most of Texas. It also means the start of a new fiscal.

Deer Outlook: Whitetail leader forecasting banner hunting season; Dave Precht retiring - Athens Daily Review
7/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Deer Outlook: Whitetail leader forecasting banner hunting season; Dave Precht retiring    Athens Daily Review You'd never know it by a dusty July, but we're on the backside of what has been one of the wettest, most water-logged years in Texas history. Some areas of.

TTHA kicking off annual Hunters Extravaganzas statewide – - Lone Star Outdoor News
7/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
TTHA kicking off annual Hunters Extravaganzas statewide –    Lone Star Outdoor News By Matt Williams/Texas Trophy Hunters Association. Deer hunters are among the world's best storytellers. I've heard some great ones over the years. One of the ...

Rains fuel boom year for Texas whitetail deer - Houston Chronicle
7/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rains fuel boom year for Texas whitetail deer    Houston Chronicle The recent past and at least a few years of the future of Texas' white-tailed deer herd can be divined in what is present on the Texas landscape t now. All three ...

TPW warns against using non-Gulf shrimp as bait when fishing in Texas waters - Chron.com
7/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
TPW warns against using non-Gulf shrimp as bait when fishing in Texas waters    Chron.com Shrimp is commonly used as bait, but the Texas Parks and Wildlife warns that using non-Gulf crustaceans when fishing in Texas waters could be harmful.

Texas Hunters and Sportsman's Expo reaches 29th year – - Lone Star Outdoor News
7/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Hunters and Sportsman's Expo reaches 29th year –    Lone Star Outdoor News Can you believe it has been 29 years? It is that time of year again when hunters and outdoorsmen from across Texas head south to the McAllen Convention ...

Upper coast bay systems adapting to heavy freshwater runoff - Houston Chronicle
6/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Upper coast bay systems adapting to heavy freshwater runoff    Houston Chronicle A siege of heavy freshwater runoff into Texas upper coast bay waters is proving to be a mixed blessing to fisheries and fishers.

Popular prequel to hunting season coming soon - Houston Chronicle
6/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Popular prequel to hunting season coming soon    Houston Chronicle Even though the Sept. 1 opening of the first of Texas' 2019-20 hunting seasons is a little more than two sizzling months away, many of the state's 1.2 million or so ...

Bluegill spawns summer angling opportunities – - Lone Star Outdoor News
6/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Bluegill spawns summer angling opportunities –    Lone Star Outdoor News Story by Nate Skinner for Lone Star Outdoor News. The spawning season for bluegill kicked off at the beginning of June, and TexasParks and Wildlife ...

Texas turkeys thriving after mild, wet spring - Houston Chronicle
6/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas turkeys thriving after mild, wet spring    Houston Chronicle As May passed its midpoint, Texas experienced a welcomed phenomenon not seen in almost three years. For the first time since July 2016, climatologists ...

More funding for Texas parks among likely changes - Houston Chronicle
5/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
More funding for Texas parks among likely changes    Houston Chronicle Later this year, Texans will have opportunity to vote on a constitutional amendment creating stable and significant funding for their long cash-strapped state park ...

Rare bluefin tuna caught off the Texas Gulf Coast - Chron.com
5/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rare bluefin tuna caught off the Texas Gulf Coast    Chron.com A rare occurrence, three bluefin tuna have been caught by anglers in Port Aransas within the last six weeks, according to Kesley Gibson, a Ph.D. candidate at ...

Derelict fishing lines foul Texas freshwater fisheries - Houston Chronicle
5/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Derelict fishing lines foul Texas freshwater fisheries    Houston Chronicle Abandoned fishing gear proves tobe a vexing problem for lakes and rivers in Lone Star state.

Texas game wardens have curious stories to tell - MultiBriefs Exclusive
5/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas game wardens have curious stories to tell    MultiBriefs Exclusive While game wardens spend a bunch of time doing thankless work, every now and then they also have some interesting experiences that result in entertaining ...

Gulf Shrimp Season Closing – - Lone Star Outdoor News
5/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Gulf Shrimp Season Closing –    Lone Star Outdoor News Story from TPWD. The Gulf of Mexico commercial shrimp season for both Texas and federal waters will close 30 minutes after sunset on Wednesday, May 15 ...

Texans may Soon be able to legally display Hunting and Fishing Licenses on mobile devices - Fox News South Texas
5/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texans may Soon be able to legally display Hunting and Fishing Licenses on mobile devices    Fox News South Texas This article was originally published 4 months ago, which may make its actuality or accuracy possibly no longer valid. foxstx.com is not responsible for any ...

Illegal helicopter hunt brings convictions – - Lone Star Outdoor News
4/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Illegal helicopter hunt brings convictions –    Lone Star Outdoor News Story by Lone Star Outdoor News, Photo from U.S. Attorney's Office-Southern District of Texas. Four men were sentenced for an exotic hunt taken illegally from a ...

Legislature close on bills to fund state parks, improve boating safety - San Antonio Express-News
4/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Legislature close on bills to fund state parks, improve boating safety    San Antonio Express-News Texas lawmakers are close to adopting several proposals that would affect outdoors recreation or the natural resources that help sustain those activities.

Get locked and loaded for migratory bird hunting, as 2019-2020 seasons announced - Houston Chronicle
4/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Get locked and loaded for migratory bird hunting, as 2019-2020 seasons announced    Houston Chronicle Texas wing-shooters can begin marking their calendars for the 2019-2020 hunting seasons. The season calendar and framework, released by the Texas Parks ...

High-speed boat chase, convenience store deer hunting highlight Game Warden notes - Chron
4/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
High-speed boat chase, convenience store deer hunting highlight Game Warden notes    Chron You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll be glad you're not mentioned here. Texas Game Wardens summarized some of their more, well, interesting, interactions with the ...

Resist the lure of the lure: Natural baits best for Texas coastal fishing - Houston Chronicle
4/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Resist the lure of the lure: Natural baits best for Texas coastal fishing    Houston Chronicle A mottled matrix of shoal grass swards dotted by patches of bare black mud carpeted the bottom of the flat along the Espiritu Santo Bay shoreline. We could see ...

OUTDOORS: Host of regulation changes - Huntsville Item
4/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
OUTDOORS: Host of regulation changes    Huntsville Item Texas *fresh* and saltwater anglers as well as white-tailed deer hunters in more than three dozen counties in east and south central Texas should make note of a ...

How Texas hunters taking turkeys can give back - Houston Chronicle
3/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
How Texas hunters taking turkeys can give back    Houston Chronicle Wild turkeys are enigmas cloaked in sheaths of bronze and black, purple and brown and blue/green and ocher feathers that fairly shimmer when a low-angle ...

TPW Commission Approves Changes to Saltwater Fishing Regulation for 2019-20 – - Lone Star Outdoor News
3/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
TPW Commission Approves Changes to Saltwater Fishing Regulation for 2019-20 –    Lone Star Outdoor News Story from TPWD. On March 20, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved all the proposed changes to the saltwater fishing regulations.

LOOK: Tim Duncan is quite the outdoorsman. Goes hunting in Texas - WOAI
3/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
LOOK: Tim Duncan is quite the outdoorsman. Goes hunting in Texas    WOAI Apparently, San Antonio Spurs great Tim Duncan is quite the outdoorsman. The Spurs legend did some free range sheep hunting with a couple of other hunters ...

Texas angler breaks largemouth record twice in one night – - Lone Star Outdoor News
3/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas angler breaks largemouth record twice in one night –    Lone Star Outdoor News George Trosper, of Abilene, broke not one, but two bass fishing records twice in one night while fishing atFt. Phantom Hill Reservoir. Trosper was fishing during ...

Trophy gobblers abound, but they won’t be easy targets - Houston Chronicle
3/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Trophy gobblers abound, but they won’t be easy targets    Houston Chronicle Hunters heading afield for Texas' 2019 spring turkey season likely will experience a mix of blessings and curses, swinging between wild optimism and crushing ...

Texas Legislature considers a mix of outdoors-related bills - Houston Chronicle
3/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Legislature considers a mix of outdoors-related bills    Houston Chronicle Dozens of the more than 7000 bills filed for consideration during this year's session of the Texas Legislature focus on issues tied to fishing, hunting, camping, ...

Texas Fly Fishing: Bass Bugs & Brews – - Lone Star Outdoor News
3/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Fly Fishing: Bass Bugs & Brews –    Lone Star Outdoor News Story from Texas Fly Fishing & Brew Festival. Plano will host the Third Annual Texas Fly Fishing & Brew Festival on March 23-24 at the Plano Event Center.

March brings big bass, full lakes and The Show - Houston Chronicle
3/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
March brings big bass, full lakes and The Show    Houston Chronicle To antsy Texas anglers dismay, this March looks to have the lion part of the month's traditional nature down pat, coming in with a cold front predicted to drop ...

Public input sought on proposed fishing, hunting rule changes - Houston Chronicle
2/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Public input sought on proposed fishing, hunting rule changes    Houston Chronicle A package of proposed changes in Texas' 2019-20 fishing and hunting regulations, including potential new rules that stand to affect wide segments of the state's ...

Texas Parks & Wildlife Proposes Changes for Hunting & Fishing - News/Talk 790 KFYO
2/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Parks & Wildlife Proposes Changes for Hunting & Fishing    News/Talk 790 KFYO Numerous changes, including to fishing at Lake Alan Henry and the creation of a new javelina hunting season in the South Plains and Texoma, are being ...

Here's what could change in hunting, fishing in Texas during the 2019-2020 season - mySanAntonio.com
2/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Here's what could change in hunting, fishing in Texas during the 2019-2020 season    mySanAntonio.com The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is accepting public comment on proposed changes to fishing and hunting regulations for the coming year, the ...

Winner of Texas deer-hunting contest stripped of title - KWTX
2/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Winner of Texas deer-hunting contest stripped of title    KWTX WEBB COUNTY, Texas (KWTX) The man who was winner of a statewide deer-hunting contest in southwest Texas was soon stripped of his title and disqualified ...

Texas wildlife managers unveil proposals for 2019-20 hunting seasons - Houston Chronicle
1/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas wildlife managers unveil proposals for 2019-20 hunting seasons    Houston Chronicle Texas' million-plus licensed hunters aren't the only ones who look ahead and plan for next year's hunting seasons before the latest ones have closed.

State proposes tighter speckled trout, alligator gar regulations - Houston Chronicle
1/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
State proposes tighter speckled trout, alligator gar regulations    Houston Chronicle Anglers fishing for speckled trout in bays along the upper Texas coast or alligator gar in the Trinity River and bowfishers targeting those gar anywhere in the ...

Hanging venison – - Lone Star Outdoor News
1/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Hanging venison –    Lone Star Outdoor News By Craig Nyhus, Lone Star Outdoor News. After taking a mule deer in West Texas, David Dutton, an equine veterinarian from Boerne, began preparing his buck ...

Disappointing duck season coming to an end - Houston Chronicle
1/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Disappointing duck season coming to an end    Houston Chronicle The 2018-19 duck season, which closes at sunset Sunday, promises to end much the same way it began for many of Texas' 100,000 or so waterfowlers.

Showing your license on your phone – - Lone Star Outdoor News
1/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Showing your license on your phone –    Lone Star Outdoor News A bill filed by Texas Rep. Terry Canales (D-Edinburg) is gaining attention ahead of the legislative session. House Bill 547 would amend the Texas Parks and ...

Here are some of the crazy things Texas Game Wardens encounter on the job - Corpus Christi Caller-Times
12/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Here are some of the crazy things Texas Game Wardens encounter on the job    Corpus Christi Caller-Times Texas game wardens encounter poachers in the field, on Facebook, and through Snapchat these days.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission mulls more limits on alligator gar - Dallas News
12/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission mulls more limits on alligator gar    Dallas News The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has taken the pole position in cinching the noose tighter on already restrictive alligator gar harvest...

State considers proposing changes to speckled trout, gar, bass and deer rules - Houston Chronicle
11/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
State considers proposing changes to speckled trout, gar, bass and deer rules    Houston Chronicle Come September, anglers going after largemouth bass on Lake Conroe and some of the rivers, sloughs and backwaters of Southeast Texas could see ...

Birds help point the way to fast fall fishing in Texas bays - Houston Chronicle
11/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
Birds help point the way to fast fall fishing in Texas bays    Houston Chronicle Water the color and clarity of weak coffee or strong tea bled down the canal and into the bay, slowly — finally — draining large sweeps of estuarine marsh that ...

What South Texas duck and deer hunters need to know for Saturday's opening day - Corpus Christi Caller-Times
11/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
What South Texas duck and deer hunters need to know for Saturday's opening day    Corpus Christi Caller-Times Hunting seasons for deer, ducks, and a variety of other game open Saturday in South Texas. Actually, white-tailed deer become fair game Saturday throughout ...

Going hog wild: Spurs’ Dante Cunningham is eager for South Texas hunting, fishing - San Antonio Express-News
10/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Going hog wild: Spurs’ Dante Cunningham is eager for South Texas hunting, fishing    San Antonio Express-News An avid outdoorsman, Dante Cunningham is eager to take advantage of South Texas hunting and fishing.

Five things to know about squirrel hunting in Texas - Houston Chronicle
10/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Five things to know about squirrel hunting in Texas    Houston Chronicle Five things to know about squirrel hunting in Texas: 1. What species to hunt. Texas holds eight species of squirrels divided into three groups: ground squirrels, ...

Tales from the Texas Outdoors through the eyes of game wardens - Corpus Christi Caller-Times
10/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Tales from the Texas Outdoors through the eyes of game wardens    Corpus Christi Caller-Times Every so often, the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department publishes a list of briefs based on game warden field encounters. These stories often represent a range of ...

Want to hunt and fish all in the same trip in South Texas? Here's how to do it - Corpus Christi Caller-Times
9/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Want to hunt and fish all in the same trip in South Texas? Here's how to do it    Corpus Christi Caller-Times Many Coastal Bend dove fields were too sloppy for the season opener, but the Rio Grande Valley hosted a mostly sunny cast and blast hunt/fish.

Has Hunting Become a Rich Man’s Game? - Texas Monthly
9/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Has Hunting Become a Rich Man’s Game?    Texas Monthly When Andrew Sansom was named executive director of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department in 1990, he boldly took on the challenge of uniting ...

Attention Texas anglers and hunters: Today is the first day you can buy hunting and fishing licenses - Houston Chronicle
8/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Attention Texas anglers and hunters: Today is the first day you can buy hunting and fishing licenses    Houston Chronicle On Wednesday the folks at Texas Parks and Wildlife reminded Texas hunters and fisherman that Aug. 15 is the first day that all hunting and fishing licenses for ...

It's almost time for Texans to renew fishing, hunting licenses - Dallas News
8/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
It's almost time for Texans to renew fishing, hunting licenses    Dallas News It's just about time for Texas hunters and anglers to pay the piper.New hunting and fishing licenses go on sale Aug. 15. In most cases, the license...

OUTDOORS: Time to purchase hunting, fishing licenses - Huntsville Item
8/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
OUTDOORS: Time to purchase hunting, fishing licenses    Huntsville Item It's just about time for Texas hunters and anglers to pay the piper. New hunting and fishing licenses go on sale on Aug. 15.

Fabulous Fishing and Hunting: the South Texas Two-Step - Sport Fishing
9/27/2016 3:00:00 AM
Fabulous Fishing and Hunting: the South Texas Two-Step    Sport Fishing Fishing the Gulf off Texas and in the lower Laguna Madre plus hunting for white winged doves makes for an action-packed adventure for any serious sportsman.

Nature-Based Tourism News Items
Texas Releases Plan To Use BP Oil Spill Money For Harvey Recovery - Houston Public Media
7/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Texas Releases Plan To Use BP Oil Spill Money For Harvey Recovery    Houston Public Media The state wants to spend more than $31 million on economic and ecological restoration efforts.

River Recreation News Items
Plan a staycation: 10 local destinations to visit this year - Community Impact Newspaper
1/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Plan a staycation: 10 local destinations to visit this year    Community Impact Newspaper From amenity-rich parks to a spring-fed water park and Texas' oldest dance hall, spend time in 2019 indulging in some of the area's unique attractions.

Remembering the great 1998 flood, 20 years later | News - Herald Zeitung
10/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Remembering the great 1998 flood, 20 years later | News    Herald Zeitung Overnight on Saturday, Oct. 17, 1998, a dangerous weather pattern had formed over the Hill Country and South Central Texas. Two high-pressure systems, ...

It's been one week since Harvey hit Texas. Here's what you need to know. - San Marcos Mercury
8/31/2017 3:00:00 AM
It's been one week since Harvey hit Texas. Here's what you need to know.    San Marcos Mercury COVER: Evacuees flee flooding in a boat with a nearly submerged Houston sign behind them, on Aug, 29. PHOTO by MICHAEL STRAVATO/THE TEXAS ...

Hurricane Harvey slams Texas coast - San Marcos Mercury
8/26/2017 3:00:00 AM
Hurricane Harvey slams Texas coast    San Marcos Mercury COVER: Traffic lights lie on a street after being knocked down, as Hurricane Harvey approaches in Corpus Christi on Aug. 25. PHOTO by ANDRES LATIF/ ...

Update: San Marcos continues preparations for Hurricane Harvey - San Marcos Mercury
8/25/2017 3:00:00 AM
Update: San Marcos continues preparations for Hurricane Harvey    San Marcos Mercury FROM SUBMITTED REPORTS. The city of San Marcos continues making preparations as Hurricane Harvey approaches the Texas Coast. Officials are ...

UT-Austin removes Confederate statues in the middle of the night - San Marcos Mercury
8/22/2017 3:00:00 AM
UT-Austin removes Confederate statues in the middle of the night    San Marcos Mercury COVER: Late Sunday night, Aug. 20, 2017, UT-Austin announced it would take down three Confederate statues on campus. A statue of former Texas Gov.

Texas Senate panel targets mail-in ballot fraud after high-profile case - San Marcos Mercury
7/24/2017 3:00:00 AM
Texas Senate panel targets mail-in ballot fraud after high-profile case    San Marcos Mercury AUSTIN — A Texas Senate panel approved a measure Sunday aiming to crack down on mail-in ballot fraud — largely through increased penalties. “Mail-ballot ...

Texas Senate committee OKs bill to outline city cellphone restrictions - San Marcos Mercury
7/23/2017 3:00:00 AM
Texas Senate committee OKs bill to outline city cellphone restrictions    San Marcos Mercury COVER: State Sens. Brandon Creighton, R-The Woodlands, and Kelly Hancock, R-North Richland Hills, at a Business & Commerce committee hearing on ...

Will Texas lawmakers ax tree ordinances in more than 50 cities? - San Marcos Mercury
6/14/2017 3:00:00 AM
Will Texas lawmakers ax tree ordinances in more than 50 cities?    San Marcos Mercury Last month, when Dallas resident Cindy Beatty drove to a nearby Home Depot to buy some plants for her home, she noticed something that shocked her: Many ...

Invasive zebra mussels confirmed in Canyon Lake - San Marcos Mercury
6/12/2017 3:00:00 AM
Invasive zebra mussels confirmed in Canyon Lake    San Marcos Mercury SLIDESHOW: [A] Zebra mussels catch a ride on a motorboat prop. [B] A close up of the invasive species, which now infests ten lakes in Texas. TEXAS PARKS ...

These amazing Texas treehouses take glamping to new heights - CultureMap Austin
6/9/2017 3:00:00 AM
These amazing Texas treehouses take glamping to new heights    CultureMap Austin Yurts in the dirt are cool and all, but what about having breakfast with the birds? Pack your bags for a night in one of these Texas treehouses. From a treehouse ...

2 Texas cities named among places you should visit 'before they are too popular' - mySanAntonio.com
6/1/2017 3:00:00 AM
2 Texas cities named among places you should visit 'before they are too popular'    mySanAntonio.com In true hipster fashion, a new ranking sought out which cities Americans should visit before they get too big and one of San Antonio's neighbors made the list.

Texas Senate authorizes special San Marcos River recreation district - San Marcos Mercury
5/8/2017 3:00:00 AM
Texas Senate authorizes special San Marcos River recreation district    San Marcos Mercury The Texas Senate today passed Senate Bill (SB) 965 by Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, which would help support law enforcement efforts to protect the San ...

Senate passes bill to eliminate most vehicle safety inspections - San Marcos Mercury
5/4/2017 3:00:00 AM
Senate passes bill to eliminate most vehicle safety inspections    San Marcos Mercury AUSTIN — The Texas Senate on Thursday gave its blessing to a bill that would eliminate the state's vehicle safety inspection requirement for most vehicles.

UT police on stabbing spree: 'This was not a conspiracy' - San Marcos Mercury
5/2/2017 3:00:00 AM
UT police on stabbing spree: 'This was not a conspiracy'    San Marcos Mercury AUSTIN — The junior biology major who stabbed four people on the University of Texas at Austin campus, killing one, was suffering from mental illness, and ...

Texas House lawmakers approve bill requiring more study for hog poison - San Marcos Mercury
4/17/2017 3:00:00 AM
Texas House lawmakers approve bill requiring more study for hog poison    San Marcos Mercury AUSTIN — Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller's push to use a warfarin-based poison to kill feral hogs in the state has a long list of opponents that now ...

Great Texas River Cleanup volunteers clear 15000 pounds of trash - San Marcos Mercury
3/23/2017 3:00:00 AM
Great Texas River Cleanup volunteers clear 15000 pounds of trash    San Marcos Mercury The 32nd Annual Great Texas River Clean Up was a rainy day, but that didn't stop volunteers from coming out March 4 to pick up almost 15,000 pounds of trash ...

Texas poised to spend $2.5B on urban highway projects - San Marcos Mercury
3/9/2017 3:00:00 AM
Texas poised to spend $2.5B on urban highway projects    San Marcos Mercury COVER: Cars back up during afternoon weekday traffic on southbound Interstate 45 in Houston north of downtown. PHOTO by BRANDON FORMBY/THE ...

Student robbed at gunpoint at Texas State's Bobcat Village apartments - San Marcos Mercury
2/24/2017 3:00:00 AM
Student robbed at gunpoint at Texas State's Bobcat Village apartments    San Marcos Mercury Texas State University and San Marcos police are looking for four men who robbed a student at gunpoint at the on-campus Bobcat Village apartments, 1301 ...

San Antonio congressman Lamar Smith sets 'Make EPA Great Again' hearing - San Marcos Mercury
2/3/2017 3:00:00 AM
San Antonio congressman Lamar Smith sets 'Make EPA Great Again' hearing    San Marcos Mercury WASHINGTON — Invigorated by the new climate change-doubting presidential administration, a Texas congressman known for his ardent skepticism of ...

Texas State awarded $2.3M grant to study freshwater mussels - San Marcos Mercury
1/11/2017 3:00:00 AM
Texas State awarded $2.3M grant to study freshwater mussels    San Marcos Mercury The U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* (FWS) is considering whether to place several species of freshwater mussels found in Texas on the federal endangered ...

Driver faces new manslaughter charge after unborn baby dies from Texas 21 wreck injuries - San Marcos Mercury
8/4/2016 3:00:00 AM
Driver faces new manslaughter charge after unborn baby dies from Texas 21 wreck injuries    San Marcos Mercury COVER: Bryan residents Kristian Guerrero, 24, and Fabian Guerrero-Moreno, 23, in an undated wedding photo. Fabian Guerrero-Moreno was killed in a car ...

Update: Interstate 35 re-opens in Kyle following major accidents - San Marcos Mercury
4/8/2016 3:00:00 AM
Update: Interstate 35 re-opens in Kyle following major accidents    San Marcos Mercury COVER: A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper assists with post-accident reconstruction after a multi-vehicle wreck involving a Dodge pickup truck and ...

San Marcos High School alumna dies from gunshot wound in 'road rage' tragedy - San Marcos Mercury
1/1/2016 3:00:00 AM
San Marcos High School alumna dies from gunshot wound in 'road rage' tragedy    San Marcos Mercury DENTON — A 20-year-old former Martindale resident died in a north Texas hospital this evening after being shot in the head during what police have a ...

Behold: These aerial photos make the Texas Water Safari
look like a tranquil river outing. It is not. - San Marcos Mercury

7/13/2015 3:00:00 AM
Behold: These aerial photos make the Texas Water Safari look like a tranquil river outing. It is not.    San Marcos Mercury When viewed from above, the colorful flotilla of canoes and kayaks resembles a synchronized spectacle gliding across Spring Lake — like something staged for ...

In pockets of Texas, prosecutors just say no to marijuana prosecutions - San Marcos Mercury
6/21/2015 3:00:00 AM
In pockets of Texas, prosecutors just say no to marijuana prosecutions    San Marcos Mercury AUSTIN — Texas lawmakers may be reluctant to ease up on punishing small-time pot smokers, but local prosecutors across the state are increasingly looking ...

Austin software engineer drowns while training for Texas Water Safari - San Marcos Mercury
4/28/2015 3:00:00 AM
Austin software engineer drowns while training for Texas Water Safari    San Marcos Mercury MARTINDALE — A 30-year-old Austin man training for the Texas Water Safari drowned Sunday afternoon in the rain-swollen San Marcos River near the ...

Campus construction bill includes $111.6M for Texas State - San Marcos Mercury
4/9/2015 3:00:00 AM
Campus construction bill includes $111.6M for Texas State    San Marcos Mercury MAP: A bill given initial approval this week by the Texas House would authorize Texas State University to sell up to $63 million in tuition revenue bonds to fund ...

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