Jan. 20, 2004
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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 about 100 Texas stations. Airing the week of Jan. 19-23, we’ll visit the only state park named after a marsupial.
For more information, visit the Web (http://www.passporttotexas.org/ ).
TPWD provides video news reports that run in newscasts on numerous Texas stations, as well as on cable and satellite outlets around the nation. This month’s stories include: a look at man’s best friend when it comes to hunting; the annual winter trout stocking program brings fishing to new anglers and veterans like 3-year-old Zachary; biologists head out to catch fish to make even more fish; and a profile on one of the newest state parks near Dallas.
"Texas Parks & Wildlife" is a weekly half-hour television series seen on PBS affiliates around the state. Stories airing the week of Jan. 18-25, Houston students experience Big Bend; the birthplace of Texas’ independence; boat ramp etiquette; Balmorhea State Park; and snowy quail.
For more information about this week’s programs and where they can be viewed, visit the Web (http://tpwd.texas.gov/tv).
The January issue of Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine takes readers rainbow trout fishing in the cold, reservoir-fed waters of the Guadalupe River. Also in the January issue, hunt blue quail in West Texas, learn to take care of your hunting dog, read about Texas’ wintering sparrows and take a wild bike ride through San Angelo State Park.
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 (http://www.tpwmagazine.com/).