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.
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July 5-11, 2020
Disaster Response, Farm Heritage, Rookery Island Erosion
Texas Game Wardens help protect our lands, our waters, our fish, our wildlife, our property, our environment, but also our lives. By keeping their Central Texas farm in agriculture for more than a century, the Vacek family honors their heritage. North Deer Island is one of the largest rookery islands on the Texas coast, but it is slowly eroding away, threatening the birds that nest there.
July 12-18, 2020
Trail Taming Troubadour, Prairie Dogs, Skimmer Savers
Meet a mechanic and mountain-biking musician who has been taming trails in San Angelo State Park for decades. The Bison that roam the prairies of Caprock Canyons State Park have some little friends. Check out the park's prairie dog town and the furry animals that call it home. Take a look at efforts underway to save one of the most threatened coastal birds in Texas, the Black Skimmer.
July 19-25, 2020
Gobbler Game, Conservation Camp, River Reclamation
Follow conservationist and hunter Terrance Jackson as he travels across East Texas in search of the elusive the Eastern Wild Turkey. Located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, the H.E. Butt Foundation Camps host over 20,000 guests a year while maintaining a diverse and healthy habitat. Deepening a community's connection to the Colorado River pays dividends in Bastrop.