Mountain Lions, Green Turtles, Ladies That Hunt
Elusive and rarely seen, “Lions of West Texas” chronicles the mountain lion research conducted in the Davis Mountains of west Texas. Green sea turtles have been showing up on Texas beaches in larger numbers than ever, and a network of people have been rescuing stuck or stranded turtles. A weekend goose hunt for women is a first-time experience for some and a weekend break for others.
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February 23-29, 2020
Hundred-Mile Hike, Fighting Feral Hogs, Lake Bob Sandlin
Follow a young hiker on her first long-distance hike on the longest trail in Texas. Share in her triumphs, along with fatigue, blisters, and ticks. Feral hogs are a real problem in Texas and getting worse. Justin Foster and his team are on the frontlines working to find a solution. About two hours east of Dallas, you'll find Lake Bob Sandlin State Park, a hidden getaway for folks of all ages.
March 1-7, 2020
Trailer Camera, Mapping Habitats, Traveling Photographer
Ian Kasnoff turned a 16-foot long trailer into a camera and darkroom. Follow Ian as he documents some Texas state parks with his mobile trailer camera. Using GIS info and biological data, Karim Aziz designed a mapping system to predict where alligator gar will spawn. Meet a photographer who's at home on the road, chasing her dream to the most awe-inspiring places her teardrop camper can be towed.
March 8-14, 2020
Grubh's Bugs, Lake Colorado City, Learning Stewardship
Invertebrate biologist Archis Grubh really digs into his job. For Dr. Grubh it's all about the bugs. Lake Colorado City State Park is a cool contrast to the arid environment that surrounds it. The Wexford Ranches have been in the same family for 136 years. Meet the next generation as they prepare to cope with the long-term economic challenges threatening their large family ranch.