Category Archives: Wildlife
2012 Annual Choke Canyon Birding Festival canceled – But you can still go out on your own
If you’re getting frustrated searching and searching and searching for information about the Annual Choke Canyon Birding Festival that usually takes place the first weekend in February please be advised that it has actually been canceled this year. According to the … Continue reading
What happens to the good, hard-earned money you pay to the state to hunt here in Texas?
Ever wonder what happens to the money you spend on hunting license fees here in Texas? It obviously goes to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), but how do the monies actually get used and divvied up among the … Continue reading
When hunting, keep the tradition alive and leave no trace behind
Say the word “conservationist” and most people automatically associate it with the typical outdoor types: hikers, cyclists, climbers, birders…Hunters rarely make the mainstream list. (Unless of course you’re a hunter, then it’s at the very top.) Yet hunters have a … Continue reading
This little lizard is just loving the record heat…
If anyone’s been loving the record summer temperatures we’ve been enduring here in south Texas it’s this little gal that we happened to stumble upon recently during our rounds of the land. According to the Toledo Zoo the desert grassland whiptail … Continue reading
It’s not an eagle, it’s not a hawk – it’s a Crested Caracara.
Out and about during our regular rounds of the property we came across this interesting looking feather. After doing a little bit of research and digging around, we’re pretty sure it once belonged to a Crested Caracara, a.k.a. Mexican Eagle, … Continue reading