Learn how a Texas woman takes refuge from Autism by hunting. Meet some modern day falconers and find out what draws them to these birds of prey. Head to East Texas and relax among the tall pines.
Wardens on a Boat, Swimming Holes & Flying at Franklin
Spend a few days with Texas game wardens as they patrol the waters off South Padre Island on a sixty foot boat. Enjoy a look at some of Central Texas' finest swimming holes and see what has been done to conserve them. Jump off the cliff at Franklin Mountains State Park.
Sky High Eye, Wyman's Camera & Big Bend Above
See how biologists learn about the lives and habits of wildlife using satellite transmitters. Travel back in time with Texas photographer Wyman Meinzer. Fly above Big Bend in the early morning light.
Surfing Sands, Volunteer Family & Border Life
Go sand surfing a long way away from the ocean at Monahans Sandhills State Park. Meet the Gibson family, and follow along with them as they volunteer their time to help others learn about the outdoors. See how life was lived along the Texas/Mexico border back before it was a river and not a wall.
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The Texas Parks & Wildlife series on PBS is made possible in part by a grant from the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Additional funding is provided by Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation.