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Exploring Padre Island


Join a family as they relax on the beach and explore the wild side of South Padre Island. From the seashell beach, down to the sea grass flats of the bay, kids of all ages will enjoy coming face-to-face with fish and lounging by the lapping waves of the Gulf. Full Episode: https://youtu.be/BpOStqUJMvg Texas Parks and Wildlife Episode 19, Season 39, Program 3219. When to watch on Texas PBS stations: https://tpwd.texas.gov/newsmedia/tv/tvwhere.phtml #snorkeling #padreisland #texas

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park


Lake Casa Blanca International State Park is located near the Texas border town of Laredo. The park's 1,650-acre lake is a great spot for fishing, boating, and birdwatching. The park is a popular gathering spot for locals seeking a getaway from urban life and for winter Texans (or "snowbirds") who enjoy the area's mild winter climate. The park offers facilities for picnicking, camping, and group gatherings. For more information about Lake Casa Blanca State Park go to: https://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/lake-casa-blanca Full Episode: https://youtu.be/BpOStqUJMvg Texas Parks and Wildlife Episode 19, Season 39, Program 3219. When to watch on Texas PBS stations: https://tpwd.texas.gov/newsmedia/tv/tvwhere.phtml #texasstateparks #texasoutdoors #outdooradventure

Becoming an Outdoor Woman


30 years ago, the Becoming an Outdoors Woman workshop brought women in Texas together for a weekend of outdoor activities. Follow Christina Johnson through a weekend of classes that give her the skills to gain confidence in archery and shotgun shooting. For more information on what the BOW workshop offers and when, go to: https://tpwd.texas.gov/education/bow Full Episode: https://youtu.be/BpOStqUJMvg Texas Parks and Wildlife Episode 19, Season 39, Program 3219. When to watch on Texas PBS stations: https://tpwd.texas.gov/newsmedia/tv/tvwhere.phtml #texasoutdoors #outdoors #women

Bracken Bat Cave


Once reviled, bats have enjoyed a remarkable image do-over thanks to Bat Conservation International (BCI). Bracken Cave in Central Texas is home to the largest colony of bats in the word, and BCI and The Nature Conservancy have worked together to protect this awe-inspiring natural treasure. Full Episode: https://youtu.be/yJ9Ls53T-jE Texas Parks and Wildlife Episode 20, Season 39, Program 3220. When to watch on Texas PBS stations: https://tpwd.texas.gov/newsmedia/tv/tvwhere.phtml #bats #biodiversity #conservation

PBS Show - Bracken Bat Cave, Becoming a Game Warden, & Kemp’s Ridley


Episode 20, Season 39 of Texas Parks & Wildlife, a weekly PBS series about the great outdoors. A young man’s hunting experiences lead to a career as a Texas game warden. For over 40 years, biologists and volunteers have been working to save the Kemp’s ridley sea turtles from extinction. Once reviled, bats have enjoyed a remarkable image do-over thanks to Bat Conservation International and The Nature Conservancy. Becoming a Texas Game Warden - 1:20 Zack Stevenson's mom didn't know the first thing about hunting, until she enrolled her son in Texas Parks and Wildlife's Youth Hunting programs. Little did she know, Zach's hunting experiences would lead to the game warden cadet school and a career in the outdoors. Bracken Bat Cave - 10:09 Once reviled, bats have enjoyed a remarkable image do-over thanks to Bat Conservation International (BCI). Bracken Cave in Central Texas is home to the largest colony of bats in the word, and BCI and The Nature Conservancy have worked together to protect this awe-inspiring natural treasure. Saving the Kemp’s Ridley - 16:18 Human activity has taken the Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle to the brink of extinction. For nearly half a century, biologists from state and federal agencies have worked together with an army of volunteers to help preserve this rarest species of sea turtle. The Lost Pines: Postcard From Texas - 24:35 Between Bastrop and Buescher state parks, Park Road 1C takes you through recovering and forested areas of the Lost Pines. Chapters: Intro - 00:00 Texas Game Wardens - 1:20 Bracken Bat Cave - 10:09 Kemp's Ridley Turtles - 16:18 Lost Pines - 24:35 Stories from this episode: https://youtu.be/KeZAbv2Ig2A https://youtu.be/GwVD5PRIIvA https://youtu.be/Q1YWU3cR5xo Episode 20, Season 39, Program 3220 Air Dates: February 18-24, 2024 & August 18-24, 2024 When to watch on Texas PBS stations: https://tpwd.texas.gov/newsmedia/tv/tvwhere.phtml #texasoutdoors #outdoors #texas