Go on a Nature Conservancy adventure during lunch

3:46 pm Mar. 30, 2017

The Nature Conservancy Lunch is one midday repast that I rarely miss.

Folks from worlds of business, government and conservation gather in a big room each year to hear about measurable results around the state from this nonpartisan, science-based advocacy

Accessing the Angelina River in Texas

8:38 pm Mar. 16, 2017

The Angelina was the last of the larger Texas rivers traced during our 10-year program to follow 50 of them from their sources to their mouths, or vice versa. Actually, it was also the last river

Crawling along Big Cypress Bayou in Texas

7:10 pm Mar. 16, 2017

Big Cypress Bayou is perhaps best known these days as the source of scenic Caddo Lake, often called the only natural lake in Texas. Yet, as the displays on the walls of Caddo Lake State Park demonstrate, its

Wrapping up the Texas Film Awards

11:50 pm Mar. 9, 2017

“I’m not going anywhere,” Shirley MacLaine quips. “And anyway, I’d be right back.”

Pound for pound, there’s more glam at the Texas Film Awards than at any other Austin social event. And that’s a good thing,