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TPWD News Release — Aug. 2, 2004

Stay Tuned

Information from Texas Parks and Wildlife is available on radio and television, as well as the newsstand.


Passport to Texas, TPWD’s radio series of weekday, 90-second stories is broadcast on more than 100 Texas stations. Airing the week of Aug. 2-6, learn about a Texas mammal that’s called a dog but is really a squirrel. Plus, we’ll tell you about a natural resource that’s for the birds...and the bugs...and the fish.

For more information, visit the Web (

Video News

TPWD provides video news reports that run in newscasts on numerous Texas stations, as well as on cable and satellite outlets around the nation.


"Texas Parks & Wildlife" is a weekly half-hour television series seen on PBS affiliates around the state. The episode that airs the week of Aug. 1-8 includes: the fishing rod art of T. Bud Thomas; Monahans Sandhills State Park, fly picking; game wardens working along the border; and heatwaves.

For more information about this week’s programs and where they can be viewed, visit the Web (


Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine is always available on newsstands throughout the state and by subscription for $19.95 a year. To subscribe, call (800) 937-9393 or order online (