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TPWD News Release — Aug. 22, 2005

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 more than 100 Texas stations. Airing this week, we’ll tell you how anglers can help coastal fisheries by doing what they love most - fishing. TPWD Biologist Robert Adami explains the Gulf Coast Roundup. Plus, TPWD staff is literally putting one foot in front of the other to take inventory of every single trail in the state park system. We’ll talk to TPWD Natural Resources Coordinator Greg Creacy about the project. For more information, visit the Web.

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.

Television

Texas Parks & Wildlife” is a weekly half-hour television series seen on PBS affiliates around the state. This week on PBS: See how an unprecedented partnership of diverse groups is helping preserve the pristine habitat of Government Canyon State Natural Area. Deirdre Hisler, Jack Bauer, Erik Holmback, Trey Cooksey, John Freeman are just a few of the many TPWD employees that have been working long and hard to make Government Canyon a reality. According to park manager Randy Ferris, Fort Richardson State Historic Site in Jacksboro is a great place to discover history, relax, or ride your bike at. Pick a sleeping bag that fits the camping conditions. At Fossil Rim Wildlife Center near Glen Rose, a wildlife veterinarian takes care of a rhino, a kudu, and an egg. This week’s postcard takes us canoeing on some of Texas’ best rivers.

For more information about this week’s programs and where they can be viewed, visit the Web.

Magazine

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.

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