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Passport to Texas, TPWD’s radio series of weekday, 90-second stories, is broadcast on more than 100 Texas stations. Airing May 9-13, we’ll head down on the farm, with presidential roots. Plus we'll tell how birds give new meaning to the word “recycling.” And we'll tell you all about a camp that gives disadvantaged children the opportunity to enjoy the excitement and the thrills of hunting.
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“Texas Parks & Wildlife” is a weekly half-hour television series seen on PBS affiliates around the state. Airing May 8-15: The comeback of the American Alligator is a success story, especially in southwest Texas. With more gators comes the need for more information on their biology and habitat. A team of biologists led by Amos Cooper of Port Arthur has been spending a lot of time in the swamps studying these interesting creatures. Join researchers Marc Early, David Lobpries and David Heinicke as they look into some Texas gators; parks interpreter Lupita Barrera explores the history and culture of Mission Espiritu State Historic Site and Goliad State Park; flashlight technology has changed over the years. Get some help in finding a useful flashlight; learn how millions of years of geologic changes have shaped the landscape of Big Bend Ranch State Park; and finally bikes and birds go together at San Angelo State Park.
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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.
On the Net:
- Passport to Texas: http://www.passporttotexas.org/
- TPWD Video News: http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/news/tv/vnr/thismonth/
- TPWD on PBS: http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/tv
- TPW Magazine: http://www.tpwmagazine.com/
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