Tell us your story.
What event in your life has convinced you that life’s better outside in Texas? Tell us your story, old or new, and you could be featured on our website, Passport to Texas Radio Show, PBS Television Show, and YouTube channel. We’ll select the best stories and send out a producer to capture them.
Submit your story and picture. Texas stories only, please. Or read what others have submitted. Stories may be edited for space and clarity.
Share your photos.
Help us celebrate 50 years of making life better outside by sharing your favorite outdoor photos. Let’s make this the biggest scrapbook in Texas! Here’s how:
- Join our Flickr online photo sharing group.
- sUpload photos that show how Texas Parks and Wildlife has touched your life. It could be a special moment at a Texas State Park, your child’s first fish, or that 30-year-old snapshot of hunting with your granddad.
- Tag your photos with a category.
Choose one of the following:
- Tag your photo with the location.
for example "Garner State Park" or "Neches River"
We’ll select our favorite photos and share them on our website and social media outlets. Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Come join the party by tagging your Tweets and Instagram pics with #BetterOutside.
Legal Details | Your Rights
All photographs must be your own work and you must own the right to distribute the image. You must have the consent of those whose faces are visible in the image.
You will retain all rights to any photograph you submit – including ownership if applicable – other than those rights licensed in the next sentence.
By submitting your photo to our 50-year celebration, you hereby grant to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (i) a nonexclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free license to reproduce, distribute, publicly display and publicly perform the photographs you submit to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, and (ii) the right to use your name, city, state and country of residence in promotions and other publications.
We look forward to seeing your stories and photos!