Airing Soon on PBS StationsWhere to Watch
July 1–7, 2018
Nesting Shrikes, Beautiful Butterflies & Outdoor Families
The Loggerhead Shrike is a songbird with a raptor's habits. Some Shrikes have found a nice nesting place in a busy central Texas park. Butterflies bring beauty and business to Texas each year. Are we being good hosts? Texas Outdoor Family was created to help those with very little experience in nature to find the joys of the outdoors “with no experience necessary.”
July 8-14, 2018
Eye in the Sky, Saving Prairies & Sheldon Lake
See how biologists use satellite transmitters to learn about the lives and habits of Texas wildlife. The pristine coastal prairie landscape is disappearing at a rapid rate in Texas. Meet some of these people who are working to restore coastal prairies back to Texas. Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center is an oasis for both wildlife and people, just minutes from Downtown Houston.
July 15–21, 2018
El Paso Envoy, Fighting Fires & an Aquatic Advisor
For state park ambassador Clara Cobb, a day in El Paso might include empanadas, bouldering, ancient legends, and a happy-hour hike. See what it takes to be on the frontlines as part of Parks and Wildlife's Wildland Fire Team. Always wanting to teach and share her knowledge, Jackie Robinson is a leader in providing expert advice for the promotion and protection of healthy aquatic ecosystems.
The Texas Parks & Wildlife series on PBS is made possible in part by a grant from the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.