Outdoor Recreation in Post Oak Savannah 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 (25)
There are 25 resources serving Post Oak Savannah Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Cultural Tourism Organizations & Professionals serving Post Oak Savannah Region
Ecotourism
Armand Bayou Nature Center
Tom Kartrude - Executive Director - Pasadena, TX
Central Texas Coast - Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail
- Austin, TX
Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center
- Fort Davis, TX
Cibolo Nature Center & Farm
- Boerne, TX
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Botanical Research Institute of Texas - Fort Worth, TX
Galveston Bay Drive & Discover
- Webster, TX
Great Texas Wildlife Trails
TPWD - Austin, TX
Heart of Texas East Wildlife Trail
- Austin, TX
Images for Conservation Fund
John F. Martin - Chairman - Edinburg, TX
Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens
- Humble, TX
Millwood Lake Guide Service
- Texarkana, TX
Mitchell Lake Audubon Center
- San Antonio, TX
Neiman Environments Inc
- Junction, TX
Prairies and Pineywoods East Wildlife Trail
- Austin, TX
Texas Nature Challenge
Texas A&M Forest Service - College Station, TX
Texas Parks & Recreation Foundation
Sally Gavlik - Executive Director - Corpus Christi, TX
Texas Youth Hunting Program
Chris Mitchell - Director - San Antonio, TX
Upper Texas Coast - Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail
- Austin, TX
Guides Outfitters and Hunt Clubs
CB Outfitting and Guide Service
- Del Rio , TX
Hunting Lease Network
Troy Langan - Manager - Omaha, NE
Michael Warson
- Professional Maine Guide - The Woodlands, TX
Millwood Lake Guide Service
- Texarkana, TX
Oyster Bayou Hunting Club
- Anahuac, TX
Rio Brazos Outfitters
- Santa Fe, NM
Wildlife Systems, Inc
Greg Simons - San Angelo, TX

 Hunting and Sport Fishing

   
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Conservation's Latest Problem? Not Enough Hunters
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No matter how you feel about hunting, it provides a lot of funding for state wildlife agencies. Now, fewer Americans are hunting, and that system is breaking down.

 

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 (25)
There are 25 resources serving Post Oak Savannah Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Hunting and Sport Fishing Organizations & Professionals serving Post Oak Savannah Region
Guides Outfitters and Hunt Clubs
CB Outfitting and Guide Service
- Del Rio , TX
Hunting Lease Network
Troy Langan - Manager - Omaha, NE
Michael Warson
- Professional Maine Guide - The Woodlands, TX
Millwood Lake Guide Service
- Texarkana, TX
Oyster Bayou Hunting Club
- Anahuac, TX
Rio Brazos Outfitters
- Santa Fe, NM
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
Hull Forest Products
- Pomfret Center, CT
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
LandTrust
- Bozeman, MT
Rayonier Hunting & Recreation
- Yulee, FL
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
Ricky ONeill
Neeley Forestry Service, Inc. - Certified Wildlife Biologist and Certified Forester - Camden, AR
Robert C. Crane
Woodland Management Service - Consulting Forester - Stevens Point, WI
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
Ranch Management Consultants, Inc.
- Wheatland, WY

 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
By:

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
By:

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 (23)
There are 23 resources serving Post Oak Savannah Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Nature-Based Tourism Organizations & Professionals serving Post Oak Savannah Region
Agritourism
Greer Farm
- Daingerfield, TX
Wildlife In Focus
- Corpus Christi, TX
Campgrounds
Greer Farm
- Daingerfield, TX
Ecotourism
Armand Bayou Nature Center
Tom Kartrude - Executive Director - Pasadena, TX
Central Texas Coast - Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail
- Austin, TX
Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center
- Fort Davis, TX
Cibolo Nature Center & Farm
- Boerne, TX
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Botanical Research Institute of Texas - Fort Worth, TX
Galveston Bay Drive & Discover
- Webster, TX
Great Texas Wildlife Trails
TPWD - Austin, TX
Heart of Texas East Wildlife Trail
- Austin, TX
Images for Conservation Fund
John F. Martin - Chairman - Edinburg, TX
Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens
- Humble, TX
Millwood Lake Guide Service
- Texarkana, TX
Mitchell Lake Audubon Center
- San Antonio, TX
Neiman Environments Inc
- Junction, TX
Prairies and Pineywoods East Wildlife Trail
- Austin, TX
Texas Nature Challenge
Texas A&M Forest Service - College Station, TX
Texas Parks & Recreation Foundation
Sally Gavlik - Executive Director - Corpus Christi, TX
Texas Youth Hunting Program
Chris Mitchell - Director - San Antonio, TX
Upper Texas Coast - Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail
- Austin, TX
Landscape Architects / Land Planning
Beyrl Armstrong
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Co-Founder - Austin, TX
New Leaf Landscaping
Grant Morris - Katy, TX

 River Recreation

   
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Land and Water Resources Conservation and Recreation Plan 2013
By:

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 (25)
There are 25 resources serving Post Oak Savannah Region in the following categories:
map itMap of River Recreation Organizations & Professionals serving Post Oak Savannah Region
Ecotourism
Armand Bayou Nature Center
Tom Kartrude - Executive Director - Pasadena, TX
Central Texas Coast - Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail
- Austin, TX
Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center
- Fort Davis, TX
Cibolo Nature Center & Farm
- Boerne, TX
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Botanical Research Institute of Texas - Fort Worth, TX
Galveston Bay Drive & Discover
- Webster, TX
Great Texas Wildlife Trails
TPWD - Austin, TX
Heart of Texas East Wildlife Trail
- Austin, TX
Images for Conservation Fund
John F. Martin - Chairman - Edinburg, TX
Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens
- Humble, TX
Millwood Lake Guide Service
- Texarkana, TX
Mitchell Lake Audubon Center
- San Antonio, TX
Neiman Environments Inc
- Junction, TX
Prairies and Pineywoods East Wildlife Trail
- Austin, TX
Texas Nature Challenge
Texas A&M Forest Service - College Station, TX
Texas Parks & Recreation Foundation
Sally Gavlik - Executive Director - Corpus Christi, TX
Texas Youth Hunting Program
Chris Mitchell - Director - San Antonio, TX
Upper Texas Coast - Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail
- Austin, TX
Guides Outfitters and Hunt Clubs
CB Outfitting and Guide Service
- Del Rio , TX
Hunting Lease Network
Troy Langan - Manager - Omaha, NE
Michael Warson
- Professional Maine Guide - The Woodlands, TX
Millwood Lake Guide Service
- Texarkana, TX
Oyster Bayou Hunting Club
- Anahuac, TX
Rio Brazos Outfitters
- Santa Fe, NM
Wildlife Systems, Inc
Greg Simons - San Angelo, TX
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