Outdoor Inspiration, Dutch Oven Cooks, Moving Bees
Meet a man that loves life to the fullest. Cole Johnson may be legally blind, but he doesn't let his disability slow him down. Members of the Lone Star Dutch Oven Society whip up some tasty dishes at Cleburne State Park. Moving your family that numbers in the thousands? Watch a bee specialist relocate a hive of European honey bees, giving them a safe new home where they can keep on buzzing.
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January 24-30, 2021
Bass Tracking, Lake Corpus Christi, Kemp's Ridley History
Fisheries biologists are tracking largemouth bass to see if increased fishing pressure is changing fish behavior in ways that could make them more difficult for anglers to catch. From lake activities to birding and hiking, Lake Corpus Christi has what you need for a great getaway. For over 40 years biologists and volunteers have been working to save the Kemps Ridley sea turtles from extinction.
January 31-February 6, 2021
Rookery Island, Fishing's Future Founder, Durable Design
Several species of colonial water birds are on the decline in Texas. In Nueces Bay, biologists are working to save eroding bird nesting islands. Shane Wilson is the founder of the non-profit organization Fishing's Future, which is devoted to strengthening family bonds through fishing. See what the Gulf Coast DesignLab at the University of Texas at Austin is building in parks along the coast.
February 7-13, 2021
Bat Noses, Mentored Hunt, Environmental Example
A deadly fungal disease killing millions of hibernating bats is spreading through North America, including Texas. Go on a Texas Parks and Wildlife “mentored hunts” and see how grownups get a taste of the outdoors from field to table. Louis Stumberg was old-school; a hard worker, a businessman, and according to his sons, a great father. He was also a devoted environmentalist and rancher.