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January 28 - February 3, 2018
West Texas Wetlands, Cave People & Sharing Space
In one of the driest regions of Texas, ingenious landowners are creating their own wetlands to attract birds and birders. Meet the Michaux family, owners of Salado's Solana Ranch. For over 50 years this family has combined cattle, hunting and conservation on their special place. Join some inquisitive spelunkers as they crawl deep inside the caves at Colorado Bend State Park.
February 4-10, 2018
A Memorable Hunt, El Carmen Conservation & Parrots
Family, friends, and community join together for a hunt honoring the memory of Jacob Krebs whose dream of becoming a Navy Seal ended tragically. A wildlife refuge along the Texas-Mexico border protects vital dispersal corridors for large mammals and is a major migration corridor for birds. Threatened by habitat loss and the pet trade, the Red-Crowned Parrot has found a home in south Texas.
February 11-17, 2018
El Camino Real, Songbird Habitat & a Night Hike
Travel across Texas on the Camino Real de los Tejas, and meet a man on a mission to highlight the history, places, and culture of this centuries-old pathway. On an overgrazed piece of land an hour east of Austin, a family's work in restoring native songbird habitat has gone from a hobby to a passion. Join a black light night hike at McKinney Falls State Park in Austin.
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.