Party on the plant!

Juniper hairstreak butterflies sip nectar from antelope horn, a type of milkweed.
Party on the plant Juniper hairstreak butterflies sip nectar from antelope horn
Mildred Tee Hempel
Angela Taylor
Here are 10 great parks for taking a dip:
Here are 10 great parks for taking a dip:

State Park Getaways - April 2017

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Valerie Robles
Monique Garcia
Grace DesirΓ© Covarrubias McElwee
Save paper and keep the outdoors at your fingertips with our free mobile apps:

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Save paper and keep the outdoors at your fingertips with our free mobile apps:

Mobile Apps for the Texas Outdoors

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The San Jacinto Day Festival is happening at the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site in La Porte.

A reenactment of the famous Texas revolution battle will take place at 3:00 p.m
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David Howard
Bill Goddard
Proud to be the 1st state agency to reach Platinum status in the Green Business Leader Program of Office of Sustainability, City of Austin.

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Gail White Scoggins
Pat Crowley
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When was the last time you caught fireflies? They're out tonight!
Mark Heumann
Kassie Beeson-Mays
Russell Perez
Rio Grande Shiners were once one of the most common fish in the river, but only a handful have been collected in the last decade. A joint research team from Texas A&M University and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department recently found four near Eagle Pass and Laredo: bit.ly/RioGrandeShiner

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Rio Grande Shiners were once one of the most common fish in

TPWD: News Release: April 21, 2017: Aquatic β€˜passenger pigeon’ shiner found swimming in the Rio Grande

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Michael Hartlage
Eric Fourniquet
Vernon Glyn May
At this moment in 1836, the Texan army charges Santa Anna's army yelling β€˜Remember Goliad! Remember the Alamo!’

Join us Saturday for a battle-reenactment at San Jacinto Battleground/Battleship TEXAS - Texas Parks and Wildlife near Houston. Details at [ Bit.ly Link ]

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At this moment in 1836 the Texan army charges Santa Annas army
Claude Jones
John Hopkins
Randy Sykes
Today kicked off catfish-stocking season at 18 urban lakes across Texas.

Find a fishing spot near you at bit.ly/GoFishin
Today kicked off catfishstocking season at 18 urban lakes across Texas
Juan G Melendez Jr.
Andrew Davidson
Mike Mayo
Live from the San Jacinto Battlegrounds near Houston.

Join us for the San Jacinto Festival and Battle Reenactment tomorrow. Details at [ Bit.ly Link ]
Dan Gleason
Kate Kirkpatrick
Mickey-daniel Fields
Catfish stocking starts Friday!

We stock channel catfish every 2 weeks in 18 city and county lakes. Bring the kids – odds are you'll catch a fish big enough to keep and eat.

Find a fishing spot near you at [ Bit.ly Link ]
Catfish stocking starts Friday We stock channel catfish every 2 weeks in

Here Come the Catfish!

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Marisa Sanchez
Charles Smith
Rachel Santana
Texas Game Wardens have removed 7 miles of illegal long-line from the Gulf this month. These lines trap snapper and other game fish, as well as dolphins, rays and brown pelicans.

Additionally, Texas Game Wardens have apprehend these vessels smuggling large amounts of narcotics.
Texas Game Wardens have removed 7 miles of illegal longline from the
Nancy Cardozo
Michael Filley
Vicki Linzy
A baby Carolina Chickadee almost falls out of the nest. Click through to see what happened. Thanks to Robert Self for the pictures.
A baby Carolina Chickadee almost falls out of the nest Click through
Burleigh Wood
Dora Gallegos Dodds
Randy Waters
One person was killed and another injured after their boat went over the Lake Palestine spillway. Texas Game Wardens are investigating:
One person was killed and another injured after their boat went over

1 dead, 1 injured after boat goes over Lake Palestine spillway

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Jason Wunsch
Christopher Webb
Richard Osborn
Houston rush hour traffic at Sheldon Lake State Park.

Turtles are active in warmer weather so watch for turtle crossings.
Houston rush hour traffic at Sheldon Lake State Park
Richard Traylor
Burhan Blum
Kerry Day
We just stocked Lake Somerville with hybrid striped bass.

Find out what gets stocked in your area at [ Bit.ly Link ],

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Maria Melgar
Bob Johnson
Kathy Kirkland
Keep an eye out for baby armadillos, born in March and April.

The pups' soft, leathery shells don't harden until they're adults. Here's more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Keep an eye out for baby armadillos born in March and April
Stephanie Jamtaas Fantasia
Sarah Starr Parks
Sandra Adams Thompson
It's spring nesting season and these are some hungry bluebird chicks
Lee W Jones
Maria G Bourn
Rachel Barry
The gator gets the right of way
The gator gets the right of way
Veronica Rodriguez
Jancie Martin Smith
Anna Ballard
Experience the past beneath the pines at the Mission Tejas Folk Festival April 29.

There will be folk crafts, old-time music, kids' activities and more. FREE!

Details at [ Bit.ly Link ]
Experience the past beneath the pines at the Mission Tejas Folk Festival April 29

12th Annual Folk Festival

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Jim Sanders
James Marshall
Robert Cawley