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Texas Parks and Wildlife Podcast: Bringing you the latest about efforts to conserve the wild things and wild places of Texas

Texas Parks and Wildlife Podcast: Bringing you the latest about efforts to conserve the wild things and wild places of Texas
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Texas Parks and Wildlife Podcast: Bringing you the latest about efforts to conserve the wild things and wild places of Texas

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Episode 16: Rockport

10/2/2017
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Cities around Texas still have plenty of work to be done in the aftermath of Harvey. This month we sit down with three game wardens and a local boat guide to hear what it was like to be on the front lines of hurricane Harvey rescues. Want to help? Donate to TPWD employees affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Duration: 00:39:26


Episode 15: Ben Masters

9/7/2017
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Head out to the mountains of West Texas as wildlife filmmaker Ben Masters talks about the struggles of filming bighorn sheep, along with the history of this amazing animal with expert Mark Garret. The desert bighorn was completely extirpated from Texas by the early 1960’s, learn all about the species and what conservationist have done to restore them back to the Trans-Pecos in this month’s podcast.

Duration: 00:52:55


Episode 14: Bracken Cave

8/1/2017
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This month we headed out to Bracken Cave, the largest bat colony in the world, to see what its like watching 20 million bats take flight. Listen in as we discuss all things bats with Fran Hutchins, the director of Bracken Cave Preserve, and Jonah Evans the Mammologist for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

Duration: 00:37:50


Episode 13: Hiking across Texas

7/11/2017
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A few years back, Dave Roberts decided to retire and enjoy more of the natural world around him. So he took a hike. And then another. And, then, in his early 70s, he decided to literally hike across Texas. Listen to the Texas Parks and Wildlife podcast and enjoy the journey.

Duration: 00:12:29


Episode 12: Texas Game Wardens- Water Safety Patrol

6/13/2017
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This month, we’re riding along with Texas Game Wardens on one of the busiest lakes in Texas on a holiday weekend. Take a sometimes wild ride with us as we tag along while Texas game wardens keep us all safe on the water.

Duration: 00:32:09


Episode 10: Roy Seiders

4/3/2017
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This month, we’re catching up with Roy Seiders, the co-founder and chair of YETI. Roy and his family are passionate about hunting, fishing and the outdoors, and it has inspired their business success and their family life. Listen in to this month’s podcast and conversation with Roy Seiders.

Duration: 00:15:12


Episode 9: Earl Nottingham

3/1/2017
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The Texas Parks and Wildlife magazine is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, making it the oldest continuously published magazine in Texas. Each month subscribers look forward to the spectacular photography that brings its pages to life. This month we interviewed Earl Nottingham to find out what it takes to be the chief photographer for Texas Parks and Wildlife.

Duration: 00:22:52


Episode 8: Laura Bush

2/1/2017
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This month, we’re celebrating all the things we love about Texas……including former First Lady Laura Bush! Mrs. Bush spends a lot of time and energy for the love of Texas. She is passionate about parks and natural resource conservation. Listen in to this month’s podcast and conversation with Mrs. Bush to hear what inspires her efforts.

Duration: 00:13:00


Episode 4: Jon Hayes

9/1/2016
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Listen in on the Texas Parks and Wildlife Podcast for the latest on efforts to conserve the wild things and wild places in Texas. More than 95% of the grasslands in the United States are gone and conservation efforts across the country are helping to restore pieces of this vital wildlife habitat. Listen in on a conversation with biologist Jon Hayes, who will explain how conservation efforts including prescribed burns and re-seeding native prairies are benefiting species from quail to...

Duration: 00:21:09