Park Arts, Boardwalk Birds, Pronghorn Puzzle
The beauty of a natural place takes on fresh dimension and draws different crowds when arts activities like sculpture, painting and photography are paired with parks. Hurricane Harvey wiped out one of the best birding boardwalks on the coast. But the boardwalk and the birds are back. Landowners and biologists are working to stabilize pronghorn antelope populations on the Marfa Plateau.
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October 20-26, 2019
Caddo Camping, Killam Wildlife, Shrimping Family
Caddo Lake State Park is the ideal gateway to exploring the history and mystery of swampy Caddo Lake. The Killam Duval County Ranch is a real working ranch that is making its own way through cattle ranching and hunting leases. Five generations of the Stringo family have shrimped the Texas coast. Times are tough, and while most of the family have given up, there is one Stringo still on the water.
October 27-November 2, 2019
Good Dog, Coastal Birds, Invading Plants
Witness the best of the best hunting dogs in action as they compete at the Master National retriever competition. The sounds of the waves, the peeps of a shorebird and a breeze in your face, birding at the beach is all this and more. Just because it's pretty, doesn't mean it's good. Some common landscape plants are escaping our yards and causing problems for native plants and wildlife.
November 3- 9, 2019
Gargantuan Gar, Quail Research, A Big Bass
Alligator gar are among the largest freshwater fish in Texas lakes and rivers. New research is revealing more information about the gargantuan gar. Visit the Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch, a place dedicated to studying all things quail. Ethel was the very first bass in the ShareLunker Program. She became a symbol of good management and forward-thinking conservation efforts.