But many breeders say the new regulations go too far.
Need help saddling your 1,300-pound dromedary? The Southwest Camel Conference is the place to be.
Ready to commit murder most fowl?
Who says we don't have seasons? Fall foliage is a highlight along these paddling routes.
You’ll need the right kind of milkweed and plenty of patience.
Things unseen moved along the river bank, slithered or crawled or pranced between the thick growths of trees that ran for miles.
Why the fluffy-tailed rodents are making Texans nutty this year.
These courses are beautiful, fun for all skill levels, and are available to play at a great value. Fairways and greens!
What better way to mark the passage of time than with some tasteful spelunking nudity?
Landscape designer James Burnett shares how to plant a backyard oasis for any weather.
These humble creatures don’t have the star power of ocelots and whooping cranes, but they’re just as crucial to their ecosystems.
Some of the healthiest coral communities in the world beckon off the Texas coast. Can unlikely allies save this undersea paradise?
The prickly invasive weeds are cropping up all over Etsy and eBay.
Two Austinites have made it their life’s work to document uses for every wild plant in Texas—a project they say could save humanity.
The poet and performer Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton on risking new connections with nature during a year of tragedy.
Hoof it to these parks with your steed (or someone else's).
They’ve been extinct for millions of years, so you'll just need a little imagination—and this handy guide.
Equestrians can ride their own steeds, or in a few cases rent them, on public lands across the state.
Conservationist Adam Black roams the state looking for endangered flora, which he shares with researchers around the world.
Since moving to Dallas a few years ago, I've wanted to paddle the glittering water I'd pass while driving.
Kid-friendly, socially distanced, and just a darn good way to spend a Saturday, the state's berry farms are open for visitors.
Ranch CEO Jason Molitor always loved hunting. Now he runs an 18,000-acre operation with more than 60 species on offer.
With more than three hundred miles of dirt trails, the city has a wonderful arts scene to boot.
When demand surged for pandemic-friendly RVs and camper vans, Austin-based rental company Outdoorsy was ready to capitalize on the trend.
It’s one of the great rites of spring in Texas.
Houston’s newborn Eden survives its first major weather event.
Patience is key, but go ahead and trim those mushy bits.
A ten-year, $205 million renovation is transforming Houston’s Memorial Park from a dense and dying thicket into a lush oasis. But is this restoring nature or replacing it?
In the heart of hard desert country, this welcome refuge features hiking, breathtaking vistas, and proximity to must-visit West Texas attractions.
Big Bend Ranch State Park and Enchanted Rock State Natural Area both saw a 50 percent surge in backcountry rescues last year.
With its distinctive, raucous call, the chachalaca is often heard in South Texas—but good luck spotting one.
From the Big Bend to East Texas, the Panhandle to the Rio Grande Valley, Texas ranches have been transformed in recent decades by the proliferation of exotic game animals, many of them rare and endangered in their native habitats. With the rise of “Texotics” has come an army of
Jesse Griffiths goes hog wild to reinvent a favorite childhood meal.
Sprawling ranches. Rare animals. Rich folks with guns. Welcome to the state’s booming business of stalking wildlife from around the globe.
Two decades ago, a woman bought a cutting from a nursery in the Rio Grande Valley. What grew was much bigger than a tree.
Houston Shut Down Its Biggest Biking Event for Pandemic Safety. The Indie Bike Scene Is Less Concerned.
Social cycling clubs have resumed their group rides, with tricked-out bikes and spotty mask-wearing.
It’s beautiful! Enjoy shoveling all of that.
Two major conservation funding victories could create a brighter future for Texas's public lands.
Winter kayaking and canoeing are catching on, even among heat-loving Texans.
With help from the McDonald Observatory in West Texas, we share seven beginner stargazing tips.
Texas gardeners share photos of their fall crops, plus tips for preparing for the winter season.
Rockport resident Wayne White has worked for much of the last three years in Antarctica, where temperatures of minus 100 degrees don’t keep him from taking his daily walk or jog.
Eight tips from expert gardeners.
David Hocker is busier than ever this time of year. He says that at home, you should be too. Here’s what to do.
Thousands of Texans are finding much-needed stress relief by digging in the dirt. Plus: four tips for novice gardeners.
Nothing breaks up the monotony like dining alfresco, drinking cocktails by the creek, and just breathing in the fresh air.
The reopening of state parks has not come without critics, from those who say the new rules are impossible to enforce to those who think they are too restrictive.
Robert and Vickie Lyle’s lives revolve around hunting and trapping hogs. Wildlife refuge managers count on them to keep the destructive pigs in check.
These Lone Star lures catch the eye as much as they catch fish.