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March 1, 2004

Noted Author, Fighter Pilots To Speak About Flying Tigers

FREDERICKSBURG, Texas — Those interested in World War II and aviation will have an opportunity to hear first-hand accounts from three men who made history while flying in the China-Burma-India Campaign.

Feb. 23, 2004

Kids Fishing Clinics, Contests on Tap at Texas State Parks This Spring

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas State Parks' yearlong Family Fishing Celebration shifts into high gear this spring and summer with how-to clinics, contests and events at a number of state parks designed to help families get outdoors and enjoy one of America's favorite pastimes.

Digital Photo Workshop Scheduled at Big Bend Ranch State Park

PRESIDIO, Texas — Big Bend Ranch State Park has scheduled a May workshop to demonstrate how a newfangled technology — digital photography — has a home on the range.

Feb. 17, 2004

New ‘Texas State Parks Pass’ Provides Free Entry, Many Extras

AUSTIN, Texas— Visitors heading to Texas state parks this spring will be greeted upon arrival with posters and park employees sporting lapel buttons that read: “All the Parks. Extra Perks” designed to call attention to a new annual parks pass.

Free Two-day Celebration at Washington-on-the-Brazos

WASHINGTON, Texas — The 168th anniversary of the signing of the Texas Declaration of Independence will be celebrated Feb. 28-29 at Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site during the annual Texas Independence Day Celebration.

Feb. 2, 2004

Feeding of Wildlife Banned In Texas State Parks

AUSTIN, Texas – Following the lead of other states and America’s national parks, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission voted Thursday to amend state code to prohibit visitors from feeding wildlife in Texas State Parks.

Jan. 20, 2004

Texas State Parks Welcoming Adventure Racers

AUSTIN, Texas — In the coming months, a handful of Texas state parks will host a fledgling sporting event — Adventure Racing — that offers a physical challenge, lessons in teamwork and yet one more excuse to enjoy the great outdoors.