Woofing Wardens, Spring Saver, Birding Friends
Searching for hidden game, weapons, missing people, or playing with a tennis ball, it's all in day's work for canine commissioned Texas Game Wardens. Chad Norris is working with a lot of different groups and people to save San Solomon Springs. How many different birds can be seen in a day, a morning, or from just one spot? Follow some folks on the Great Texas Birding Classic to find out.
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December 15-21, 2019
Attwater's Last Dance, Coast Conservator, Tent Revival
Follow along as biologists struggle to save one of the most endangered birds in all of Texas, the Attwater's prairie chicken. Hurricanes cause terrible damage to coastal habitats. Rebecca Hensley is leading a team to monitor and preserve these valuable lands. The Texas Outdoor Family program helps to get folks with little camping experience outside for some weekend fun.
December 22-28, 2019
Palo Duro Spirits, Recruiting Opportunity, Winter Waterfowl
Archeologists are working with tribal elders at Palo Duro Canyon State Park to unearth century-old artifacts and more accurately interpret area history. Nicolette Ledbury's passion is recruiting and providing opportunities for minorities, veterans, and women at Texas Parks & Wildlife. Check out the Gus Engeling WMA, where the bottomland hardwood swamps make it the place for wintering waterfowl.
December 29 - January 4, 2020
Fishing Fame, Hardwood Heaven, LBJ's Park
For more than 45 years Alan Haynes of Tyler has demonstrated a commitment to promoting fishing and the conservation of our natural resources. The overriding goal at the Lochridge Ranch is to enhance and conserve the native ecosystem. The Lyndon Baines Johnson State Park and Historic Site is all about history, complete with a farm depicting life on the farmstead as it was back in 1918.