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Feb. 2, 2004

Stay Tuned

Information from Texas Parks and Wildlife is available on radio and television, as well as the newsstand.

Radio

Passport to Texas, TPWD’s radio series of weekday, 90-second stories is broadcast on about 100 Texas stations. Airing the week of Feb. 2-6, we’ll tell you the story of one woman’s fight to be the first and only female Buffalo Soldier in Texas history. Plus we’ll tell you how researchers plan to tackle the problem of golden alga in the Lone Star State.

For more information, visit the Web (http://www.passporttotexas.org/).

Video News

TPWD provides video news reports that run in newscasts on numerous Texas stations, as well as on cable and satellite outlets around the nation. This month’s stories include: the story of the Buffalo Soldiers, African Americans who helped tame the American west, is now being told in schools across Texas; romantic destinations at state parks and historic sites for Valentine’s Day or any other day; TPWD’s game warden academy is seeking Spanish-speaking cadets; and this March 2, celebrate Texas Independence Day by taking a trip down the Texas Independence Trail.

Television

Texas Parks & Wildlife” is a weekly half-hour television series seen on PBS affiliates around the state. Stories airing the week of Feb. 1-8, The fishing rod art of T. Bud Thomas; Monahans Sandhills State Park, fly picking; game wardens working along the border; and heatwaves.

For more information about this week’s programs and where they can be viewed, visit the Web (http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/tv).

Magazine

In the February issue of Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine, Lee Leschper takes readers spring turkey hunting in the Panhandle and John Jefferson recalls fishing the white bass run in East Texas, past and present. Also read about how landowners and researchers are working together to save the bobwhite quail, and how a prescribed burn restored habitat at Lake Tawakoni State Park.

Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine is always available on newsstands throughout the state and by subscription for $19.95 a year. To subscribe, call (800) 937-9393 or order online (http://www.tpwmagazine.com/).

KE 2004-02-02


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