Thursday, March 23, 2017

Back Forty—Wildlife: Doves of South Central Texas

While seven species of dove call Texas home, I will focus on the five species that can be seen in our area: the white-winged...

The Bald Eagle in Coastal Texas

The bald eagle, our national emblem, is one of the most charismatic birds in Texas. It’s a species that people will stop to watch;...
Round Top Texas

Real Estate in the Roundtopolis

Real Estate in the Roundtopolis As the population in urban areas grows, the footprints of cities cover more land making open space just a little...
Bobwhite quail populations are declining across Texas.

Bobwhite Quail

One of my greatest childhood memories was visiting my aunt’s dairy in north Texas and listening to the distinctive call of the bobwhite quail....
Texas Horned Lizard-TPWD-decline

Texas Horned Lizards

Few species conjure up visions of the southwestern United States quite like the horned lizard. With its spines, this flat-bodied lizard fits perfectly in...
White-tailed deer benefit from wildlife tax valuation

Qualifying for Wildlife Management Tax Valuation

by Meredith Longoria Conservation Initiatives Specialist Texas Parks and Wildlife Department A landowner’s ability to manage property for wildlife habitat as an agricultural practice is unique to...
Susan Ebert to sign books in Round Top

Susan Ebert Visits Round Top

Susan Ebert’s love of the outdoors, healthy eating and family inspired her to write The Field to Table Cookbook: Gardening, Foraging, Fishing & Hunting....
Wildlife Tax Valuation Basics

Wildlife Tax Valuation Basics

Wildlife Tax Valuation Basics by Ruben Cantu and Greg Simons Wildlife Biologists Wildlife Consultants, Inc. Thanks to 1-d-1 valuation -- including wildlife tax valuation -- open space land in...
Larry weishuhn world hunter

Larry Weishuhn World Hunter

Larry Weishuhn: Hunting his Dream by Lorie Woodward Cantu Larry Weishuhn, outdoor writer, speaker and television personality, has pursued big game all over the world, but...
science-based wildlife management monarch butterflies

Science-based Wildlife Management

Bald eagle. Pronghorn antelope. Rio Grande turkey. Each iconic species was diverted from extinction’s path by science-based wildlife management. Science-based wildlife management uses actions such...