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Feb. 23, 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. 23-27, join us for a story about the state's most historic rest stops; we'll celebrate the 168th birthday of Texas by introducing you to one of the men responsible for it all; and one man's trip to Mexico helps to tell the full story of one state park.

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 open the west for settlement; state parks and historic site destinations for romantic getways; 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. 22-29 are: managing the Trinity & Colorado Rivers; gators galore at Brazos Bend State Park; booming sounds of the prairie chicken; Black Bean mural; and a morning moonset.

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 at (http://www.tpwmagazine.com/).

KE 2004-02-23


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