Wes Ferguson has paddled and walked all 87 miles of one of the Hill Country’s most prized waterways. In this exclusive excerpt from The Blanco River, he uncovers a few of its natural secrets.
San Antonio native Linda McDavitt, the oldest woman to participate in all of the legs of the 2015 Clipper Round the World race, talks about living her lifelong dream to sail around the globe.
For many years, my grandfather’s work as a paleontologist was remote and obscure to me. Then I discovered our shared awe of West Texas.
When a teenage boy brazenly shot two endangered whooping cranes outside Beaumont, his act unleashed widespread anger and resulted in a quick arrest—and revealed just how difficult it can be to save a species.
Welcome to Camp Honey Creek for girls, where the years tick by but time stands still.
Millions of creatures migrate to, from, and through Texas every year. Here are a few not to miss.
Why is the federal government claiming thousands of acres of riverfront property from a bunch of North Texas landowners?
How long it will take the dreaded emerald ash borers to fully establish themselves in Texas? And how many native ash trees will they decimate?
Texas’s commercial and recreational fishermen are fighting it out over access to a once-imperiled fish.
The risks a West Texan will take for a quick dip.