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April 18, 2005

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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 more than 100 Texas stations. Airing April 18-22, the battle for Texas freedom is being retold this month in this week’s episodes of Passport to Texas. Plus we'll tell you how a physical challenge is not getting hunters and anglers down — it’s getting them out. And every summer, thousands of teenagers head to summer camp for rest and relaxation away from school. But for some, camp is the ultimate learning experience. For more information, visit the Web.

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

For more information, go to the Web.


Texas Parks & Wildlife” is a weekly half-hour television series seen on PBS affiliates around the state. Airing April 17-24, tarpon populations have been in decline over the past few decades, but some marine biologists are hoping to bring this powerful fish back to the Texas Gulf. Coastal Fisheries personnel Ivonne Blandon and Camilo Chavez are just two of the many TPWD employees working alongside scientists and sportsmen to help restore the tarpon to Texas waters. Also this week: venture back in time at Fort Griffin State Park with Lester Galbreath; examine the mysteries of avian navigation with Wild Things host Ann Miller; technical guidance biologist Jimmy Rutledge works closely with Rene Barrientos of the La Golindrina, the 2004 Lone Star Land Steward winner; and finally, relax among the rolling hills and scenic vistas of the Texas Panhandle.

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.

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