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The stars at night really are big and bright, deep in the heart of Texas. The University of Texas McDonald observatory is ranked among the top ten observatories in the world. Because of its location in the heart of the Davis Mountains, astronomers have some of the darkest and clearest night skies available in the United States. We take a look at the observatory, and what is done there for science and for the public. Learn more about the Texas night sky at http://www.tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/parks/things-to-do/stargazing-in-state-parks
When an Eastern Hognose snake is discovered near Texas Parks and Wildlife headquarters, the snake specialist kicks into gear. Check out Andy's post on iNaturalist! http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/605124 Learn more about Texas wildlife at http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/huntwild/wild/
Hybrid striped bass fingerlings are stocked into Lake Buchanan near Austin thanks to a partnership between Texas Parks and Wildlife and the Lake Buchanan Conservation Corporation. If you have an idea for a habitat partnership, contact a TPWD Fisheries biologist at http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/fishboat/fish/management/biologist/
Postcard From Texas How can a mother tarantula not be proud of her babies, all 500 of them, as they emerge from their egg sack. Hang around as Texas Parks and Wildlife photographer Glen Mills shoots these tiny creatures for a magazine feature.
A dog's nose can be a powerful tool for law enforcement, but only if the dog is ready to go to work. A game warden explains what they look for in a canine companion. This is the first round of training for these K9 wardens and their handler. Still to come, wildlife conservation related training.
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