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Wildlife

Crane Man

Jul 31, 2012 By michaelberryhill

Former U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist Tom Stehn didn’t want to get involved in a lawsuit against the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. But when a U.S. marshal showed up in his driveway, he realized he had one more chance to help out his beloved, endangered whooping cranes.

The Bucks Stop Here

Jan 1, 2012 By Lee Hancock

East Texas deer breeder Billy Powell flouted the laws against importing live whitetails, emailing photos of his illegally obtained animals to prospective customers. Then Texas Parks and Wildlife came calling.

Rattled!

May 31, 2011 By Matthew Diffee

My short, unfulfilling, momentarily terrifying career as a rattlesnake racer.

For the Birds

Feb 1, 2011 By Sean Kelley

Birds resemble art in more ways than one, especially when they force us to address questions of ineffable provenance.

The Wild Coast

May 31, 1998 By Joe Nick Patoski

The birds of High Island. The wilderness of Matagorda Island. The untamed beach of Boca Chica. These and other hidden treasures await you-if you know where to look.